Best Article Nominees must meet the following criteria to be considered for this Higher Education SIG Award:

  • Submit an article published from January 1st to December 31st of the previous year.
  • Eligible nominees must be a member of the CIES Higher Education SIG, however CIES members who are not members of HESIG and non-CIES members will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Articles must be submitted in English.
  • Articles must be published in a peer-review paper journal that has been recognized by the CER Bibliography. On-line Journals will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Nominated articles must focus on international and comparative issues of higher education.
  • Article can be of a conceptual or empirical nature, from any research paradigm that provides a unique contribution to developing scholarship in the field of international and comparative higher education, and show originality and rigor.

Best Article Award Recipients