NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing 1 to 15 of 16 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lažetic, Predrag – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
The research within this paper compares the positioning of students and corporate branding features on higher education institution websites within the higher education systems of Denmark, England, Germany, Ireland, Spain and Poland. The selection of countries reflects among other things different governance regimes. The paper first outlines the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Universities, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kalpazidou Schmidt, Evanthia; Graversen, Ebbe Krogh – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
The study presented here identifies robust and time-invariant features that characterise dynamic and innovative research environments. It takes as its point of departure the results of an empirical study conducted in 2002 which identified the common characteristics of 15 dynamic and innovative public research environments, and focusses on their…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Innovation, Research Universities, Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jungblut, Jens; Vukasovic, Martina – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Increasing reliance on market mechanisms in higher education is analysed both as one of the approaches to steering as well as in relation to the consequences of markets for quality and accessibility of higher education. This article goes beyond the normative considerations of market elements as inherently good or bad and the economic theory-guided…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Marketing, Access to Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Elken, Mari; Stensaker, Bjørn; Dedze, Indra – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
It has been argued that universities are changing into becoming more professional as organizations, and this paper investigates this claim by exploring the emergence and tasks of communication departments in modern universities. Examination of universities in six Baltic and Nordic countries shows that communication departments are working closely…
Descriptors: Universities, Communications, Departments, College Administration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Degn, Lise; Franssen, Thomas; Sørensen, Mads P.; de Rijcke, Sarah – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
The aim of this paper is to investigate the organization of research in high-performing research groups in an age of increasing competition and pressure from outside and within higher-education institutions. To explore how researchers navigate such pressures and demands, the practice and perceptions of four high-performing research groups in…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jaeger, Kirsten; Gram, Malene – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
The paper takes an interest in consumer behavior in international higher education (HE). It takes qualitative narratives of international student experience as a point of departure for a discussion of the degree to which students conceive of their experience in consumer terms when they evaluate their stays abroad. Intentionally, the group of…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Higher Education, International Education, Cultural Background
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Young, Mitchell; Sørensen, Mads P.; Bloch, Carter; Degn, Lise – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
The emphasis on competitiveness and the knowledge-based economy in European policymaking has resulted in a heightened focus on monitoring and steering the science system, particularly through metric-based instruments. Policymakers' general aims of fostering excellent research and breakthroughs are shared by researchers as well; however, below the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Universities, Researchers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Airey, John; Lauridsen, Karen M.; Räsänen, Anne; Salö, Linus; Schwach, Vera – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Recently, in the wake of the Bologna Declaration and similar international initiatives, there has been a rapid increase in the number of university courses and programmes taught through the medium of English. Surveys have consistently shown the Nordic countries to be at the forefront of this trend towards English-medium instruction (EMI). In this…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Universities, Educational Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fabricius, Anne H.; Mortensen, Janus; Haberland, Hartmut – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This paper scrutinizes a set of paradoxes arising from a mismatch between contemporary discourses that praise and promote mobility in and internationalization of higher education, and the everyday effects of mobility and internationalization on university teaching and learning practice. We begin with a general characterization of the discourse of…
Descriptors: International Education, College Students, Higher Education, Student Mobility
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Saarinen, Taina; Taalas, Peppi – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Language policies have been drafted in Nordic higher education with the obvious, but unproblematised and unchallenged motivation caused by internationalisation. In this article, we analyse the various motivations for drafting language policies in Nordic higher education and the ideological implications of those motivations. We do this by…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Language of Instruction, Surveys
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wichmann-Hansen, Gitte; Herrmann, Kim Jesper – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Around the world, changing funding policies have pushed for university departments to find increased external project-based funding. While this trend is widely acknowledged, mixed views exist about implications for faculty members' academic practices. Regarding doctoral education, researchers have raised concern that external funding will push…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Financial Support, Doctoral Programs, Research Projects
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tange, Hanne; Millar, Sharon – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
Inspired by Bourdieu's ("Homo Academicus, Polity," Cambridge, 1988; "The Logic of Practice, Polity," Cambridge, 1990) ideas of knowledge reproduction, the article presents an empirical mapping of knowledge geographies, as manifest in the curricular practices found within a single international MA programme in Denmark. Following…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Publishing Industry, Guidelines, Power Structure
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pedersen, Heidi Skovgaard – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
Policy makers expect increasing numbers of PhDs to find employment in the private sector. However, the incentive structure for completing a PhD and subsequently seeking private sector employment has not been adequately assessed in the literature. This paper investigates the financial incentives for this career choice of recent Danish PhD…
Descriptors: Private Sector, Employment, Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Programs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Elken, Mari; Hovdhaugen, Elisabeth; Stensaker, Bjørn – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
Global university rankings currently attract considerable attention, and it is often assumed that such rankings may cause universities to prioritize activities and outcomes that will have a positive effect in their ranking position. A possible consequence of this could be the spread of a particular model of an "ideal" university. This…
Descriptors: Reputation, Research Universities, Models, Interviews
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Degn, Lise; Sørensen, Mads P. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
State-university relations across Europe have undergone massive transformations, ranging from establishing new control institutions to reaffirming institutional autonomy. In this reform wave Denmark can in many ways be seen as an extreme case as the reforms affecting the Danish higher education system have gone further than in many of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Governance
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2