International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Establishment of Institutional Policies to Support the Internationalization Process: The Case of Malaysian Research Universities
Jasvir Kaur Nachatar Singh, Ahmad Nurulazam Md Zain, Hazri Jamil

International student mobility is not a recent phenomenon as students have been studying in other countries since 600BC. This paper focuses on institutional policies that are in placed in the Malaysian higher learning institutions to support academic success of international students. Astin’s theory (1984, 1993, 1999) is adopted to link the idea of institutional policies and international student’s academic success. In practical terms, Malaysian research universities are chosen due to their elite status to illustrate the institutional policies that are embedded in these universities.

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