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Mergers and Alliances in Higher Education

International Practice and Emerging Opportunities

ISBN: 978-3-319-13134-4 (Print) 978-3-319-13135-1 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-14

    Mergers and Alliances in Context

  3. Mergers and Alliances from the Perspective of National Higher Education Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

    2. Chapter

      Pages 17-31

      Mergers and Alliances in France: Incentives, Success Factors and Obstacles

    3. Chapter

      Pages 33-55

      Mergers and Classifications in Romania: Opportunities and Obstacles

    4. Chapter

      Pages 57-79

      Collaboration Between Universities in Sweden

    5. Chapter

      Pages 81-103

      Reorganising the Welsh University System

    6. Chapter

      Pages 105-121

      Institutional Mergers in Ireland

    7. Chapter

      Pages 123-144

      Institutional Mergers in Chinese Higher Education

    8. Chapter

      Pages 145-173

      Institutional Culture of Mergers and Alliances in South Africa

    9. Chapter

      Pages 175-201

      Institutional Combinations and the Creation of a New Higher Education Institutional Landscape in Post-1994 South Africa

  4. Mergers and Alliances at the Institutional Level – Experiences and Lessons

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

    2. Chapter

      Pages 205-220

      Strategy to Join the Elite: Merger and the 2015 Agenda at the University of Manchester – An Update

    3. Chapter

      Pages 221-241

      The Experience with Creating University of Lorraine by Merging Four Former Universities

    4. Chapter

      Pages 243-272

      Strategic Aggregation of Universities in Spain: The Spanish Program International Campus of Excellence and the Experience of the Technical University of Madrid

    5. Chapter

      Pages 273-285

      The Process of Merging Romanian Universities: Technical University of Cluj-Napoca – North University of Baia Mare

    6. Chapter

      Pages 287-307

      The Experience of University of Western Sydney, Australia