Requiem for a Dream: Academic Freedom under Threat in Democracies

Daniela Craciun, Georgiana Mihut

Abstract


Academic freedom is both a core value and a governing principle of higher education institutions. However, more recently, governments in places generally deemed democratic have labeled universities as threats. The recent legislative change in Hungary represents a particularly worrying example.


Keywords


Academic freedom; democracy; Hungary

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2017.90.9999

 

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