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To merge or not to merge?

Author: Prof. Liudvika Leisyte

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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…