The International Council for Higher Education (ICHE)
was officially established in 1997 in Switzerland by concerned educators
joined together on vital issues facing Christian higher education across the
world. Since its founding, ICHE has addressed these wide ranging educational
concerns by networking and partnering with educators, specialist agencies, and
institutions worldwide. Through these relationships, established colleges and
universities have been able to make significant contributions to institutions
in the developing world through strategic service and program partnerships.
The International Council for Higher Education is a global body pursuing excellence in academic programs and
promoting sustainable and integrated model of higher education, particularly in countries where educational opportunities are restricted or
are in need of development for nation building.
Aims and Objectives
- Networking: To facilitate a global network of individuals and institutions dedicated to the cause of Christian
- Program & Professional Development: To assist in the areas of curricula and program development, vision
formation, faculty development, leadership development, teaching methods, and textbook/content delivery.
- Partnerships: To facilitate partnership building through student, faculty, and institutional collaboration and
- Accreditation: To provide accreditation and validation services for programs
and degrees in the social
sciences, education, business, and other fields that are interdisciplinary in nature.