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By Ulrich Teichler (auth.), James S. Taylor, José Brites Ferreira, Maria de Lourdes Machado, Rui Santiago (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1402083343

ISBN-13: 9781402083341

ISBN-10: 1402083351

ISBN-13: 9781402083358

This booklet represents the first-of-its-kind entire dialogue of the non-university larger schooling region in Europe. larger schooling in the course of the global is dealing with fast swap. regardless of the large recognition dedicated to that truth, this quantity fills an enormous void. It describes and gives severe comparisons among the structures in 10 eu international locations. The publication brings jointly the deliberating major students at the non-university sectors in Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, eire, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and the uk, with a bankruptcy dedicated to every one state. nationwide case experiences are offered for the non-university area in those nations that handle matters equivalent to historic advancements, coverage adjustments, governance buildings, degrees of institutional autonomy and destiny developments. The editors provide a serious comparative research of the platforms in those international locations by way of a probing inspect the way forward for the non-university region in Europe. The booklet is key interpreting when you need a complete, well timed and in-depth realizing of the ecu non-university region. it is going to be informative to a person concerned with process or institutional governance, in addition to these pursuing study. it may be a reference in each institutional library.

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The Act on universities of 2002 changed this method of budget allocation, both to and within universities. The FHStG says little on budgetary and administrative responsibilities. This is due to the fact that the Act regulates quality control – the accreditation and evaluation of courses and the requirements to become a Fachhochschule – but not public funding of the new higher education sector. Only two articles25 refer to budgetary responsibility and control. The first one states that the Fachhochschule Council is subject to controls of the Audit Office.

Election of the Rector on the basis of a tripartite proposal of the Senate, appointment of Vice-Rectors on the proposal of the Rector, approval of the development plan, the organisation plan, the draft performance agreement and of major business transactions. The university councils consist of five, seven or nine (external) members, two, three or four of which are nominated by the Federal Government and the Senate respectively. These then agree on a fifth, seventh or ninth member and elect a chairperson.

G. personnel, recurrent expenditure, buildings and infrastructure) to another if changing circumstances required. It was held that more flexibility for the universities in budget allocations would lead to more efficiency, which had become the major value in times of budgetary stringencies. 9 Universities remained public institutions, although the UG 2002 changed their status to public law corporations. 10 BGBl I 2002/58. 24 E. Hackl In the Austrian context it was evident that private funding of the Fachhochschule sector was not viable.

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