Posted on March 07, 2013

New papers in EIHER-WBC Working Paper Series

Two papers, presented at the project open conference in Zagreb last year have now been included in the European Integration in Higher Education and Research in the Western Balkans (EIHER-WBC) Working Paper Series:

  • Europeanising National Research Policies. The case of Serbia

By Norbert Šabić & Jelena Branković

The paper analyses recent developments in Serbian research policy through the prism of policy convergence and address the problem of policy change and adaptation in the European context...

  • The EU 2020 Higher Education Attainment Target: a critical assessment with a focus on the case of Macedonia

​By Martin Galevski

The paper critically examines key European Union (EU) higher education policy orientations, with particular reference to the economic role being attached to the EU 2020 higher education attainment target. It further explores the wider climate of thinking associated with the concept of knowledge as a form of productive capital, beyond the Union’s borders and focuses on Macedonia...

Both papers can be accessed through the 2013 Working Paper Series page.

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