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Kehm, B. M., & Teichler, U. (Eds.) The Academic Profession in Europe: New Tasks and New Challenges. Springer, London, 2012. ISBN: 978-94-007-4613-8. Pages: 200.
This book is the first one of several presenting the results of the European project The Academic Profession in Europe: Responses to Societal Challenges (EUROAC). EUROAC focuses on the issues of governance, professionalization and academic careers in order to analyse changes in the work of the academic profession. This publication provides an in-depth literature review on the different dimensions of the academic profession. It does so emphasizing the factors driving change in the academic profession and the strategies to cope with these emerging challenges.