Higher education in Eastern Europe
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Published by International Council for Educational Development in New York .
Written in English



  • Europe, Eastern.,
  • Poland.


  • Education, Higher -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Education, Higher -- Poland.

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Edition Notes

StatementJan Szczepański.
SeriesOccasional paper - International Council for Educational Development ; no. 12, Occasional paper (International Council for Educational Development) ;, no. 12.
LC ClassificationsLA843 .S87
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5248729M
LC Control Number75321044

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An exploration of international privatization of higher education in post-communist Europe from two top scholars in the field. Levy and Slantcheva trace the ramifications of globalization in Central and Eastern Europe as well as in the former Soviet republics. Academic freedom and institutional autonomy are essential for universities to produce the research and teaching necessary to improve society and the human ic freedom and institutional autonomy are increasingly important components of the development of democracy. At the same time, these fundamental democratic values are subject to pressure in many countries. Higher Education in Europe is a quarterly review published on behalf of the European Centre for Higher Education (CEPES), UNESCO. It is a scholarly publication dealing with major problems and.   Eastern Europe is a region with chequered history and since emerging from the Cold War some of its nations are among the most highly developed in the world while others are among the poorest in Europe. Many of the universities in this region are among the oldest in Europe and have been running continuously for thousands of years.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm. Contents: Contents: Higher education reform processes since.   The EUA describes the Czech higher education system as “declining under pressure” because the fall in funding is larger than the drop in student numbers. Several other countries in Eastern Europe are experiencing similar trends, including Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia, as well as Italy, says the report. @ Higher Education in Europe, Vol Issue () A Barometer of Change: Celebrating Achievements and Identifying the Challenges for a New Era in Higher Education Introduction. This paper seeks to answer the question of what motivates governments to introduce and implement reforms in higher education (HE). The political and economic reasons why some governments in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), for the period and , have invested resources in order to facilitate cooperation between employers and universities, and have introduced quality.