Université de Neuchâtel

Mobilité étudiante internationale : raisons d'étudier en Suisse, stratégies, expériences et projets d'avenir = International student mobility: reasons for studying in switzerland, strategies, experiences and future plans

Renggli, Christina ; Riaño, Yvonne

In: Géo-Regards. Revue neuchâteloise de géographie, 2017, vol. 10, p. 71-91

This article examines the reasons, strategies, experiences and future plans of international students who relocate to Switzerland for tertiary studies. The University of Bern serves as a case study. An online survey was sent to all international students who were enrolled in the academic year 2015-2016 for their Bachelor, Master or Doctoral studies. The results show that their decisions to study...

Université de Neuchâtel

Représenter les étudiant-e-s extra-européen-ne-s dans le discours politique suisse (1900-2015) : garantie de compétitivité internationale ou concurrence à refréner ? = Representing non-European students in Swiss Political Discourse (1900-2015) : Guarantee of International Competitiveness or Competition to be Curbed ?

Gillabert, Matthieu ; Riaño, Yvonne

In: Géo-Regards. Revue neuchâteloise de géographie, 2017, vol. 10, p. 11-29

This article contributes to our understanding of how foreign students are represented in Swiss political discourses. It takes a historical perspective by examining how non-European students are represented in discourses mobilized at the federal level between 1900 and 2015. Students are portrayed as being either an asset or a threat. In the first case, such representations serve to legitimize...

Université de Neuchâtel

International Students: Switzerland’s Ideal Highly Skilled Migrants?

Riaño, Yvonne ; Piguet, Etienne

(nccr on the move ; 10)

International students are viewed by many countries as ideal immigrants: having studied at a local institution, they are assumed to better perform in the highly skilled labor market than internationally educated migrants. A global race for talent is thus going on, and several countries are putting policies in place to attract international students. Switzerland has also introduced policies to...

Université de Neuchâtel

New directions in studying policies of international student mobility and migration

Riaño, Yvonne ; Van Mol, Christof ; Raghuram, Parvati

In: Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018, vol. 16, no. 3, p. 283-294

Many host-countries have liberalised migration policies to facilitate the transition of international students to the local labour market as they are seen as economic agents who increase global competitiveness and integrate easily. However, how migration and educational policies at the regional and national levels emerge, are negotiated and become implemented, and how they contradict other...

Université de Neuchâtel

Mobilité étudiante internationale : raisons d’étudier en Suisse, stratégies, expériences et projets d’avenir

Renggli, Christina ; Riaño, Yvonne

In: Géo-Regards, revue neuchâteloise de géographie (Les étudiants internationaux), 2017, vol. 10, p. 71-91

This article examines the reasons, strategies, experiences and future plans of international students who relocate to Switzerland for tertiary studies. The University of Bern serves as a case study. An online survey was sent to all international students who were enrolled in the academic year 2015-2016 for their Bachelor, Master or Doctoral studies. The results show that their decisions to study...

Université de Neuchâtel

Représenter les étudiant·e·s extra-européen·ne·s dans le discours politique suisse (1900-2015) : garantie de compétitivité internationale ou concurrence à refréner ?

Gillabert, Matthieu ; Riaño, Yvonne

In: Géo-Regards, revue neuchâteloise de géographie (Les étudiants internationaux), 2017, vol. 10, p. 11-29

This article contributes to our understanding of how foreign students are represented in Swiss political discourses. It takes a historical perspective by examining how non-European students are represented in discourses mobilized at the federal level between 1900 and 2015. Students are portrayed as being either an asset or a threat. In the first case, such representations serve to legitimize...

Université de Neuchâtel

Editorial : Les étudiant-e-s internationaux : acteurs peu connus de la globalisation migratoire

Gillabert, Matthieu ; Piguet, Etienne ; Riaño, Yvonne

In: Géo-Regards, revue neuchâteloise de géographie (Les étudiants internationaux), 2017, vol. 10, p. 5-10

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Understanding the Labour Market Participation of Skilled Immigrant Women in Switzerland: The Interplay of Class, Ethnicity, and Gender

Riaño, Yvonne ; Baghdadi, Nadia

In: Journal of International Migration and Integration / Revue de l'integration et de la migration internationale, 2007, vol. 8, no. 2, p. 163-183