© 2007

Private Higher Education in Post-Communist Europe

In Search of Legitimacy

  • Snejana Slantcheva
  • Daniel C. Levy

Part of the Issues in Higher Education book series (IHIGHER)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Introduction

  3. Regional Perspectives

  4. Country Perspectives

  5. Concluding Reflections

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 317-327

About this book


An exploration of international privatization of higher education in post-communist Europe from two top scholars in the field. Levy and Slantcheva trace the ramifications of globalization in Central and Eastern Europe as well as in the former Soviet republics.


education Europe European integration globalization higher education integration university

Editors and affiliations

  • Snejana Slantcheva
    • 1
  • Daniel C. Levy
    • 2
  1. 1.Central and Eastern EuropeBulgaria
  2. 2.SUNYUSA

About the editors

SNEJANA SLANTCHEVA is Director of the Regional Center for Research on Private Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe, and is a member of PROPHE. She is the author of several articles including Private Higher Education in Bulgaria.

DANIEL LEVY is Distinguished Professor of Education, SUNY-Albany and Director of PROPHE (Program for Research on Private Higher Education). He is the author/editor of Mexico's Struggle for Democratic Development, Higher Education Policy in Latin America, and The Golden Age of University Assistance in the Americas.

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