Hong Kong's Academic Advantage

  • Philip Altbach
  • Gerard Postiglione
Keywords: , Asia, Hong Kong, Rankings, academic profession, governance of higher education, transparency in higher education


Hong Kong's top universities have achieved considerable success in the rankings and are recognized for their quality. This article examines the reasons for Hong Kong's success, and compares Hong Kong with mainland China. Among the themes discussed are good governance, internationalization, high academic salaries, and others.
How to Cite
Altbach, P., & Postiglione, G. (2012). Hong Kong’s Academic Advantage. International Higher Education, (66). https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2012.66.8593
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