Tag Archive | competition

Who gets to play in the Science Champions League?

Author: Renze Kolster

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Football and academia are two very different sectors, but not as different as one might think. What happened in football might indicate what is to come for universities.

Football is known for its fierce competition within clubs (no player wants to sit on the bench) and between clubs, domestically, regionally and globally. But today, Read More…


To merge or not to merge?

Author: Prof. Liudvika Leisyte


To merge or not to merge? This is the question… And this question is not only put forward by the governments in European higher education (as these are the HE systems which are strongly steered by the states), but increasingly by the university managers. The issue of strategic positioning in the face of global competition has brought forward the ‘big’ players to scratch their heads, looking for innovative solutions when it comes to structural and other types of alliances, and in extreme cases– mergers of HE institutions. Read More…