Private Higher Education in a Dominantly Public Sector
The Case of Germany
Keywords:Private higher education, motives for founding, public debate, size of the sector, role of state and nonstate actors
This article presents the role of private higher education in Germany. It includes some statistics about the size of the sector compared to the public sector, discusses motives for establishing and running a private higher education institution, and focusses on the public debates and perceptions about the private sector.
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