Attaining a Goal: The Erasmus Decision, 1985–87

  • Anne Corbett

Abstract

If there was one event that greatly enhanced the chances of cooperation in higher education becoming enshrined in European Community (EC) law, it was the installation in January 1985 of a new Commission, under the presidency of the dynamic French politician, Jacques Delors. But that event was itself the culmination of many others. This chapter recounts the process by which broad support for a full EC decision on higher education was gained, and how the issue was refined by obstacles and events, expected and unexpected.

Keywords

Europe Arena Defend Harness Univer 

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© Anne Corbett 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne Corbett
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  1. 1.Interdisciplinary Institute of ManagementLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceUK

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