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Ng, Josephine; Nyland, Berenice – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
In this paper, a case study of an international partnership between two universities, one in Australia and the other in China, is presented. The internationalisation of early childhood degree programmes in Australia is reasonably new and there is limited literature on the subject. This study evaluates a Sino-Australian partnership of a joint…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Early Childhood Education
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Groves, Tamar; López, Estrella Montes; Carvalho, Teresa – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The objective of this research is to explore the experiences of the first generations of Spanish academics that carried out research stays in foreign institutions. The analysis of 30 semi-structured interviews shows the interviewees' evaluation of their stay abroad, the impact that this had on their academic career and how the return to the home…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, College Faculty, Semi Structured Interviews, Overseas Employment
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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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Robson, Sue; Almeida, Joana; Schartner, Alina – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Internationalization is a key contemporary debate within Higher Education (HE). Many universities worldwide proclaim their "international" status, citing quantitative indicators, particularly international student and staff recruitment and outbound student mobility data to illustrate this. In this paper, we focus on the non-mobile…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Marini, Giulio – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Individual experiences in dealing with individual evaluations are studied through a national documental analysis and qualitative interviews. The analysis considers three main individual assessments designed to measure individual credentials or performance: "sexenio" (research and third mission), "quinquenio" (teaching) and…
Descriptors: Reputation, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Uslu, Baris – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This research examined strategic actions in European universities through the institutional evaluation reports of the EUA. EUA reports for 21 universities from seven European countries were included in the data set. Qualitative inquiry was carried out and six sub-sections in the reports were used as established themes. The findings were then…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Strategic Planning, Foreign Countries
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Govekar-Okoliš, Monika – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This article describes the characteristics of mentoring higher education students in companies which is a field the least researched, particularly when evaluateing effects of mentoring. This qualitative study is a response to this concern. The purpose of the study is to determine what mentors working with students in companies in certain European…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Students, Attitude Measures, Foreign Countries
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Jensen, Dorthe Høj; Jetten, Jolanda – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
A large body of work shows that the development of students' academic and professional identity positively predicts achievement in higher education. Despite this, there is also evidence that students have great difficulty developing both types of identity. Drawing from Honneth's [2003a. "Behovet for anerkendelse. En tekstsamling"…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Professional Identity, Qualitative Research, Barriers
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Hasanefendic, Sandra; Birkholz, Julie M.; Horta, Hugo; van der Sijde, Peter – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This article addresses academics who innovate in higher education and their characteristics. We undertake a qualitative case study of six individuals who implemented disruptive and transformative pedagogical approaches and curricular practices in their departments and/or at their institutions. Our findings point to six common…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Innovation, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Wu, Rui – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Socialization has become a common discourse to view doctoral students' development in long-term academic training. Using this concept and the four-stage model by Stein and Weidman, the research examines the academic socialization of 53 Chinese doctoral students in Germany selected from 8 universities across 7 federal states. A combination of…
Descriptors: Socialization, Graduate Students, Asians, Foreign Students
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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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Qin, Lin – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Taking the establishment of structured doctoral programmes in Germany as an example, this paper focuses on how knowledge production in certain academic fields reshapes their doctoral education in a widely changing policy context. Based on case studies of eight graduate schools in three research fields, namely economics, life sciences, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Doctoral Programs, Case Studies
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Brajkovic, Lucia – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This qualitative study relies on document analysis and in-depth, open-ended interviews with university leaders and government officials in a post-socialist and a recent European Union entrant country, Croatia. The study seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of the Croatian academic sector, as well as to unpack the top academic officials'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Content Analysis, Higher Education
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Mihut, Georgiana; Altbach, Philip G.; Salmi, Jamil – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This paper discusses the emergence of international advisory councils (IACs) at universities around the world and introduces the concept of internationalization of governance. Global trends in the field of higher education, such as the quest to create world-class universities and advance in global rankings, the rise of new public management, and…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Koryakina, Tatyana; Sarrico, Cláudia S.; Teixeira, Pedro N. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2015
In the context of increased international competition and financial austerity, an economic development mission has become an important strategic and policy issue for European higher education. This paper aims to contribute to knowledge regarding universities' engagement with the external environment and its impact on internal governance and…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Higher Education, Role of Education, Universities
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