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Zahavi, Hila; Friedman, Yoav – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The Bologna Process and the ensuing establishment of the European Higher Education Area has had an impact on the ways in which higher education in Europe operates, and the ways it is perceived and related to in countries and regions outside Europe. The Bologna Process has come to symbolize a form of international cooperation in higher education…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Educational Policy, Student Mobility
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Courtois, Aline – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Based on documentary analysis and interviews, the article examines the current practices of Irish universities in their efforts to increase their students' participation in international exchange programmes. It argues that increased participation, while a positive outcome, obscures a growing differentiation in the types of exchange programmes and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Study Abroad, Equal Education, Student Mobility
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Leiber, Theodor; Stensaker, Bjørn; Harvey, Lee Colin – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The last two decades have witnessed an increasing intensity of quality management in higher education institutions and quality discourses which were followed by debates about and attempts of evaluating the efficacy of quality management in the sector. Accordingly, the article presents a SWOT analysis of impact evaluation of quality management in…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Murdoch, Jake; Guégnard, Christine; Koomen, Maarten; Imdorf, Christian; Kamanzi, Canisius; Meyer, Thomas – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
In this article we wish to clarify not only if, but also how--through which institutional settings--higher education (HE) is accessed by students from vulnerable immigrant groups in France, Switzerland and Canada. We are interested in the possible educational mobility that immigrant youths can experience arising from country-specific educational…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment
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Aittola, Helena – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
In Europe, doctoral education systems have been systematically reformed. These reforms are aimed at improving the quality of research and the competitiveness of European countries. In Finland, the reform project of doctoral education started vigorously in the mid-1990s which has contributed significantly to the emergence of more structured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Educational Change, Institutional Characteristics
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Zhu, Chang; Cai, Yuzhuo; Shen, Wen-Qin; François, Karen – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This special issue focuses on the reforms and collaborations in Europe--China doctoral education. The articles in this special issue provide an insightful picture of the recent reforms in doctoral education in China and EU countries. Next to the structural reforms in Europe and China, the special issue papers have also specifically focused on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Educational Cooperation, Educational Change
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Zhu, Chang; Cai, Yuzhuo; François, Karen – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This study investigates perceptions of European and Chinese stakeholders on doctoral education (DE) in China and Europe, particularly the cooperation between the two sides. Data were collected through online and paper survey from both European and Chinese stakeholders (N = 946). The results provide insights for policy-makers, university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stakeholders, Doctoral Programs, Models
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Cai, Yuzhuo; Pinheiro, Rómulo; Geschwind, Lars; Aarrevaara, Timo – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This paper tries to develop a conceptual framework for a comprehensive understanding of the merger process, which is regarded as a matter of institutionalization of organizational innovation. In the framework, a number of factors affecting merger process or institutionalization of merger are identified, such as those related to environmental…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Higher Education, Innovation, Models
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Luoma, Mikko; Risikko, Tanja; Erkkilä, Paula – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This study examines university strategies from the content perspective. Since the early 1980s, the pressure to adopt strategic management in universities and other higher education institutions has increased because of issues including reduced public funding, pressures and possibilities for internationalization, developments in teaching…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Multidimensional Scaling, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Schartner, Alina; Young, Tony Johnstone – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Despite a burgeoning body of empirical research on "the international student experience", the area remains under-theorized. The literature to date lacks a guiding conceptual model that captures the adjustment and adaptation trajectories of this unique, growing, and important sojourner group. In this paper, we therefore put forward a…
Descriptors: Models, Student Adjustment, Foreign Students, Heuristics
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Roxå, Torgny; Mårtensson, Katarina – European Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Socio-culturally formed collegial contexts in the midlevel of higher education organizations have attracted increased attention from higher education researchers. It is assumed that development, change and stability are dependent on norms, habits and traditions in these contexts. This text introduces a framework useful for identifying and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Models, Comparative Analysis, Governance
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Kolster, Renze – European Journal of Higher Education, 2014
The number of international students and the number of countries hosting these students are growing. The level of internationalization has also become an indication of the prestige of higher education institutions. Therefore, it is becoming increasingly important for countries--an indeed the European higher education area as a whole--to be…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Students, Reputation, Higher Education
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Oleksiyenko, Anatoly – European Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Mixed data analysis from 14 national research universities in Ukraine provides insights into the challenges faced by higher education reformers, as they push academic science to a higher position in the emerging knowledge economy, but are halted by deeply entrenched economic and political legacies. This paper examines competing forces that…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Influences, Research Universities, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Ayoubi, Rami M. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2013
International cooperation and partnerships became an important asset for UK universities, where in order to facilitate such international cooperation, selecting partners and arranging partnerships are considered as major organizational steps towards the success of the partnership itself. This study aims at investigating the organizational process…
Descriptors: Models, Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
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Van Bouwel, Linda; Veugelers, Reinhilde – European Journal of Higher Education, 2013
The Bologna Process in Europe aims to increase student mobility, with the purpose of increasing average university quality through fiercer competition for students in a larger, more unified market. However, this beneficial effect of increased student mobility will only occur if student mobility is guided by quality considerations. We examine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Mobility, Higher Education, College Students
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