Have Chinese Universities Hit a Plateau?

  • Alex Usher
Keywords: China, C-9, world-class universities, finances, research output


Top Chinese universities have grown to have enormous financial clout, rivalling that of some top American institutions. But their rapid rise may be coming to an end as their sheer size precludes further major increases. Scientific output at these universities is now very high, though there remains room to improve in terms of impact.

Author Biography

Alex Usher

Alex Usher is president, Higher Education Strategy Associates, Toronto,
Ontario, Canada. 

How to Cite
Usher, A. (2018). Have Chinese Universities Hit a Plateau?. International Higher Education, 2(93), 25-26. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.0.93.10422
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