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ERIC Number: EJ851169
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1358-3883
International Benchmarking and National Quality Assessment Systems: The Case of Sweden
Swahn, Urban
Tertiary Education and Management, v10 n3 p173-192 Sep 2004
During the last few years, a national quality assessment system for evaluation of the core activities of universities has been established in Sweden. Beyond participating in these national efforts, Lund University has also participated in the European benchmarking programme managed by ESMU (European Centre for Strategic Management of Universities). This report concentrates upon two issues. Firstly, the role of international benchmarking is discussed in comparison with the established Swedish national quality assessment system. Secondly, a number of methodological problems encountered during these activities are discussed in the light of Lund University's three-year experience of the ESMU benchmarking exercises.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden