The RICEI Project was founded in Jyväskylä, Finland, in 2004. It is an independent Research Unit that is a cooperative partner of the Administration Office of the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
The mission of the RICEI Project is to function as an international Research Unit of Comparative Education, specializing in intercultural and global education. Activities comprise a research section and applied areas of planning and teaching, the latter also consisting of work on educational policy development.
The research activities have been carried out with our partners in Finland and with the following institutions abroad:
USA: North Carolina University Consortium, NC and Baylor University, TX
CHINA: Beijing Normal University, Beijing, East China Normal University, Shanghai, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, and Xian Jiaotong University, Xian
INDIA: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi