The University in the Age of Globalization

Rankings, Resources and Reforms

  • Wojciech Bienkowski
  • Josef C. Brada
  • Gordon Stanley

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Globalization, the Changing Nature of Higher Education and International Rankings of Universities

  3. The High Rankings of Universities from the USA: Environment, Resources or Policies?

  4. Higher Education in the New Member States of the European Union: Lisbon, Bologna and Beyond

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 245-258

About this book


An informed discussion of the global education market, analysing the rankings system, and the determinants which help universities to advance. The authors examine possible improvements in the promotion and commercialization of university research, and the role of universities in the social and economic development of transition economies.


Bologna development Economic Development education Europe globalization higher education Polis Standards teaching transition university

Editors and affiliations

  • Wojciech Bienkowski
    • 1
  • Josef C. Brada
    • 2
  • Gordon Stanley
    • 3
  1. 1.Lazarski UniversityPoland
  2. 2.Arizona State UniversityUSA
  3. 3.The University of SydneyAustralia

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