The World-Class University and Ranking: Aiming Beyond Status.
Sadlak, Jan & Cai, Liu Nian (eds.). UNESCO-CEPES, Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Cluj University Press . ISBN: 92-9069-184-0. Pages: 378.
This recent book offers more than 20 essays analysing major contemporary development in higher education. It gives particular focus to two aspects: the growing importance of the “world-class university”
, and the phenomenon of ranking
higher education institutions. Some core issues are university quality, management and performance
, as well as criteria and methodology for universities ranking. The authors of the essays are prominent researchers on higher education.
The book is jointly published by UNESCO-CEPES, Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China and the Cluj University Press, with the support of Deutsche Telekom Stiftung, Germany.
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