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Academic freedom and internationalisation: new model code of conduct

16 October 2020 | last updated: 17 March 2021

A new model code of conduct for the protection of academic freedom in the context of the internationalisation of the UK HE sector was published this week. 

Produced by a group of UK-based academics, the aim of the code of conduct is to enable UK HEIs to adopt common responsibilities embedding transparency and accountability that will strengthen the protection of academic freedom and the academic community from risks arising specifically from internationalisation.