Berkeley Institutes on Higher Education


Since 2010, the Berkeley Institutes on Higher Education (BIHE) have created programs for faculty, administrators and government officials from around the world interested in learning about higher education in the US, and how the University of California, Berkeley, one of the world’s premier universities, is organized and governed as a great public university.  

The Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) has a worldwide reputation in research on global issues in higher education.  The BIHE helps fulfill the dramatic need for short term, management and research focused programs for leaders in higher education within a global market.  About 370 members representing 220 institutions around world have participated the summer institute and custom programs.

Most of the programs are designed for higher education leaders from government, ministries, colleges and universities who have or expert to have substantial administrative responsibilities and who want to broaden their understanding of university governance and functions and learn about the American higher education experience and who are considering improvements in their own higher education programs. Other custom programs have focused on areas such as teaching improvement or research administration.