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The European Higher Education Area

Between Critical Reflections and Future Policies

ISBN: 978-3-319-18767-9 (Print) 978-3-319-20877-0 (Online)

Table of contents (53 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xliii

  2. Internationalization of Higher Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-12

      Internationalization of Higher Education—What Can Research Add to the Policy Debate? [Overview Paper]

    3. Chapter

      Pages 13-26

      Internationalization of Higher Education: Navigating Between Contrasting Trends

    4. Chapter

      Pages 27-41

      Balanced Mobility Across the Board—A Sensible Objective?

    5. Chapter

      Pages 43-58

      Challenges of Student Mobility in a Cosmopolitan Europe

    6. Chapter

      Pages 59-72

      Redefining Internationalization at Home

    7. Chapter

      Pages 73-92

      The Impact of Exposure to Diversity in the International University Environment and the Development of Intercultural Competence in Students

    8. Chapter

      Pages 93-107

      Internationalisation as a Lever for Change: The Case of Italy

    9. Chapter

      Pages 109-126

      Becoming Bologna Capable: Strategic Cooperation and Capacity Building in International Offices in Kazakhstani HEIs

    10. Chapter

      Pages 127-143

      Internationalization Strategies and Policies in Second-Tier Higher Education Institutions

  3. Higher Education Financing and Governance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

    2. Chapter

      Pages 147-151

      Background Note for the Section on Financing and Governance [Overview Paper]

    3. Chapter

      Pages 153-168

      Strategies for Efficient Funding of Universities in Europe

    4. Chapter

      Pages 169-184

      Financing Research Universities in Post-communist EHEA Countries

    5. Chapter

      Pages 185-203

      Policy Incentives and Research Productivity in the Romanian Higher Education. An Institutional Approach

    6. Chapter

      Pages 205-219

      Patterns of Funding Internationalisation of Higher Education. A Conceptual Framework for the Study of Internationalisation

    7. Chapter

      Pages 221-238

      The Evolving Landscape of South-East Asian Higher Education and the Challenges of Governance

  4. Excellence and Diversification of Higher Education Institutions’ Missions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 239-239

    2. Chapter

      Pages 241-247

      Seeking Excellence, Practicing Rankings, and Aiming at Diversification of Higher Education Institutions’ Mission in the European Higher Education Area [Overview Paper]

    3. Chapter

      Pages 249-265

      Excellence-Driven Policies and Initiatives in the Context of Bologna Process: Rationale, Design, Implementation and Outcomes

    4. Chapter

      Pages 267-284

      The Knowledge Society and Diversification of Higher Education: From the Social Contract to the Mission of Universities

    5. Chapter

      Pages 285-292

      Excellence and Diversification of Higher Education Institutions’ Missions

    6. Chapter

      Pages 293-311

      “New” Rankings on the Scene: The U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems and U-Multirank

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