Involving universities in regional upgrading in the periphery

Paul Stephen Benneworth, Rómulo Pinheiro

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Abstract

This chapter presents and discusses two cases of regional upgrading involving public-run universities in two Northern European countries, Norway and the Netherlands. More specifically, it illuminates how academic groups associated with the field of medicine took pro-active steps to establish and further develop regional coalitions which, over time, have resulted in situated learning. The focus on processes of university-regional engagement and mutual satisfaction in a context where universities are pressured to be globally excellent allow lessons to be drawn for regions in Southern Europe. Subtle transfer is nevertheless required to account for universities’ autonomies and organisational capacity to embed engagement at the institutional level.
Original languageEnglish
Pages-
Number of pages26
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameCHEPS working paper series
No.10
Volume2015
ISSN (Electronic)2589-9716

Keywords

  • METIS-320811
  • IR-97834

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    Benneworth, P. S., & Pinheiro, R. (2015). Involving universities in regional upgrading in the periphery. (pp. -). (CHEPS working paper series; Vol. 2015, No. 10). https://doi.org/10.3990/4.2589-9716.2015.10