European Universities in the Aftermath of the Economic Crisis

Jo Ritzen


European universities have suffered from the economic crisis over the period 2008-2014. In the countries hardest hit, future university graduates are likely to be less competent, while a reduced research performance. Europe as a whole has lost some of its competitive edge versus Asia even though equality of opportunity has been safeguarded. 


economic crisis; university policy; university funding; equity; innovation; competencies; europe

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