Excellence in European universities

Hermann Grimmeiss, Rodrigo Martins, José M.Martínez Duart

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The need to improve the efficiency of the European university system is discussed. It is considered possible to increase university funding by letting students pay for their education. It is suggested that European universities raise more money for research from private sources by selling services. It is found appropriate to strive for excellence at the level of specific departments or schools to begin with.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-60
Number of pages5
JournalMaterials Today
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2004


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