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The challenge of establishing world-class universities

Salmi, J. The Challenge of Establishing World-Class Universities. World Bank, 2009. ISBN: 978-0-8213-7865-6. Pages: 136.

Contextualising the drive for world-class higher education institutions and the power of international and domestic university rankings, this book outlines possible strategies and pathways for establishing globally competitive universities, and explores the challenges, costs, and risks involved. Its findings will be of particular interest to policy makers, university leaders, researchers, and development practitioners.

The report can be downloaded free of charge on the World Bank website.

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