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The European Research University

The European Research University: A Historical Parenthesis, Neave G., Bluckert K., Nybom T. ed., International Association of Universities, New York, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2006. 190 p. - ISBN 1-4039-7014-9.

In the 19th and early 20th centuries, the European research university redefined higher learning worldwide. Is this historic institution now superseded by the demands of a technology led, global market, driven by the private sector? What have been the strengths – and weaknesses – of the research universities in Europe? This book brings together the studied views of academic leaders, administration and leading scholars from both Europe and the United States who map out present and long-term issues that the research university must now tackle.

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