Paths to a World-Class University

Lessons from Practices and Experiences

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ISBN: 978-94-6091-355-6 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. The Role of World-Class Universities in National Systems

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-27

      Global Perspectives and Strategies of Asia-Pacific Research Universities

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      Pages 29-66

      The Role of Elite Universities in National Higher Education and Research Systems, and the Challenges of Prosecuting the Case for Concentrating Public Investment in their Development in Australia

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      Pages 67-81

      The “Global 30” and the Consequences of Selecting “World-Class Universities” in Japan

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      Pages 83-105

      Is Developing Elite Universities a Top Priority Agenda for Higher Education in Romania?

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      Pages 107-124

      The Role of Research University in the Third World

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      Pages 125-135

      Towards a European Approach to Ranking

  3. Institutional Practices of Building World Class-Universities

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      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-157

      Effective University Management in Difficult Times

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      Pages 159-175

      The Role of Elite Universities in Africa

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      Pages 177-193

      Riding The Globalization Wave: Epfl’s Strategy and Achievements

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      Pages 195-203

      World-Class Research Performance Through Research Focus and the Strategic Use of Research Resources

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      Pages 205-236

      Emergence of Asian Universities as Centres of New Knowledge Generation and a Base for National Competitiveness

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      Pages 237-246

      Strategy for Impact

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      Pages 247-261

      Becoming a World-Renowned Health Sciences Centre in the Era of the Global Market

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      Pages 263-274

      Developing a Quality Culture to Become a World-Class University

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      Pages 275-281

      Transformation Towards a World-Class University

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 283-294