NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ1067970
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Aug
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0018-1560
Evolution of Research Universities as a National Research System in Korea: Accomplishments and Challenges
Shin, Jung Cheol; Lee, Soo Jeung
Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, v70 n2 p187-202 Aug 2015
This article focuses on South Korea, where the basis of the economy rapidly transformed from labor-intensive industries to heavy/chemical industries and then to technology-based industries within a short time period. The Korean case shows how national research systems evolve along with economic development. On the other hand, such rapid research system development is accompanied by problems and challenges. This article focuses on university research as a part of Korea's national research system in support of economic development, what Korean research universities have accomplished through policy initiatives, and the challenges the universities currently face.
Springer. 233 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013. Tel: 800-777-4643; Tel: 212-460-1500; Fax: 212-348-4505; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Korea
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A