Dr Ariane de Gayardon

UCL Institute of Education

Ariane de Gayardon is a Research Associate on CGHE’s social and economic impact of higher education research programme.

Ariane holds a PhD in higher education from Boston College, where she worked as a research assistant at the Center for International Higher Education. She is also a graduate from the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre and the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint Étienne.

Ariane’s PhD analysed the relationship between free tuition policies and access in higher education in Latin America. More specifically it looked at the difference in participation, college choice and attrition in Chile before its move to free tuition, and Argentina and Brazil, two countries with free tuition higher education. During her time at the Center for International Higher Education, Ariane also worked on internationalisation issues.

Ariane was recently appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of Studies in International Education.

CGHE publications

Past Events

CGHE research project

Recent select publications

Areas of expertise

  • Free tuition higher education
  • Financing higher education
  • International higher education