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Higher Education Policies in Central and Eastern Europe

Convergence towards a Common Model?


Part of the Transformations of the State book series (TRST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Michael Dobbins
    Pages 1-12
  3. Michael Dobbins
    Pages 30-62
  4. Michael Dobbins
    Pages 63-89
  5. Michael Dobbins
    Pages 90-118
  6. Michael Dobbins
    Pages 119-149
  7. Michael Dobbins
    Pages 150-179
  8. Michael Dobbins
    Pages 180-200
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 201-233

About this book


A political science perspective on higher education reform in Central and Eastern Europe. Examines the impact of historical institutions and transnational networking on institutions of higher education and assesses whether Poland, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Romania are converging towards a common model of market-based governance.


education education reform Europe Governance higher education Institution political science

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of Konstanz and University of BremenGermany

About the authors

MICHAEL DOBBINS Senior Researcher at the University of Konstanz, Germany. He is also a Lecturer and external collaborator with the Collaborative Research Centre 'Transformations of the State' at the University of Bremen, Germany. He has published many articles on higher education policy, European Union politics and post-communist issues.  His research interests are higher education policy, European Union politics, environmental politics and post-communist studies.

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