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The Optimists' View: Higher Enrolment and Lower InequalityItalian Higher Education Response to the Bologna ProcessA Special and “Predictable” Period of Developments in European Higher Education Is Coming to an End?Integration of Local ContextsThe Changing Policy Context and Demand for Data on StudentsParticipantsThe OriginsCase-Study AnalysisIII Excellence and Diversification of Higher Education Institutions' MissionsPrime NetworkConnecting the Social DimensionA Comparative Study on Cost-Sharing in Higher Education—Using the Case Study Approach to Contribute to Evidence-Based PolicyVII Quality AssuranceNetherlandsLearning and TeachingStudents' Role in the Studied German InstitutePerformance ContractsThe University Classification ExerciseGeneral CharacteristicsGovernancePolicy Incentives and Research Productivity in the Romanian Higher Education. An Institutional ApproachBottom-Up ApproachMethodologyDoctoral Programs: What for?The Student, 'Threshold Concepts' and LiminalityMethod and InstrumentChallenges for Policy and ImplementationRankingsData Collection Methods and InstrumentsU21 Ranking of National Higher Education SystemsDiscussionStudent Mobility in EuropeGovernance StructuresV Social Dimension and Equity of Higher EducationBalance Within EHEAThe OECD Definition of an Internationalized CurriculumTraining the “New Academic Generation”: Implications of Understanding Researcher Development and How It OccursChanged Academic Relationship Between Professors and Students at Uni Potsdam: Impact of Bologna 2011–2012Third Mission Aspects in RankingsContinued Relevance of IaH as a ConceptEnrolment for Different Social ClassesChange in the Formality of Student-Professor RelationshipInternationalization in Higher EducationDiversificationCurrent Research Framework and Future Career Paths: Assessments Made by Doctoral Candidates and Junior ResearchersE3MOverview of the Most Influential Student Experience and Engagement SurveysBalanced Mobility Across the Board— A Sensible Objective?Competition Versus CollaborationNational Quality Assurance InfrastructureRecommendationsFundingImpact on Institutional Profiling and RestructuringInternational Quality Reviews with an EQAR-Registered AgencyExit Strategies for Institutions and SystemsObjective 3: Apply a more consistent and open concept of 'quality'The Third Cycle of Tertiary EducationThe Taxonomy of the Third MissionWho Are the Students Receiving Need Based Aid?National Actions Plans for Access and Widening ParticipationSocial Disparities Among StudentsWhat Has Been Achieved? What Are the Challenges Ahead?The Evolving Landscape of South-East Asian Higher Education and the Challenges of GovernanceThe National Context for the Selected Case StudiesBologna Process and Social DimensionA Growing Imperative for Transforming AssessmentReframing National Higher Education Policy DebatesImpact Factors on European Student MobilityTypes of Institutional Bases and AnalystsLiterature ReviewSecond-Tier Higher Education InstitutionsWidening Participation Through Early Inclusion in Higher EducationThematic Areas of Higher Education ResearchAccepted DefinitionsStudent Engagement as the Formation of UnderstandingThe Wider Policy Space and the Propagation of Policy IssuesBridging Education, Research and Innovation: The Pivotal Role of Doctoral Training [Overview Paper]Pedagogic Competence and the Professionalisation of TeachingStudent Engagement in the Formation of Communities as PartnershipDiscrimination of Roma People in Society and the Educational EnvironmentInternationalization and MobilityA Merry-Go-Round of Evaluations Moving from Administrative Burden to Reflection on Education and Research in RomaniaSuggestions from RIO+20Implementation and Outcomes of Excellence-Driven Policies and InitiativesAssessment Redesign—A Tactic for ReformResults and DiscussionThe Romanian Student Support System: The Case of Student ScholarshipsEndnotePolicy Mobility and MutationInfluence Factors on the Participation of Roma People to EducationInstitutional Arrangements Within Romanian Higher EducationDiscussionResultsDevelopment of Intercultural Competence After Nine Months of StudyHow Balanced Are EHEA Mobility Flows?The University CaseConcluding RemarksRegional Integration and the Efforts on Higher Education HarmonizationII Higher Education Financing and GovernanceDevelopment of Transparency ToolsExisting DefinitionThe Focus of Student EngagementHypothesesEvaluating Learning OutcomesEuropean Quality Assurance “Work in Progress”—The Revised European Standards and GuidelinesInternationalization at HomePolicy DiffusionInternationalisation as a Lever for Change: The Case of ItalyThe Research in Higher Education in RomaniaThe BFUG Ad Hoc WG on the III CycleNational and International Policies for Access to Education of Roma PeopleCreating a Student Experience OfficeGovernment Steering Versus Institutional AutonomyInternationalization of Higher EducationIts DevelopmentWhat Internationalization at Home MeansBalance Between Total Inflows and Outflows per CountryEnrolment for Different Age GroupsRevisiting the Role of European-Level StakeholdersWhat Forms of Strategic Cooperation Are Considered Necessary for Effective Engagement in Achieving Bologna Process Goals?Credits as a Planning Tool for the Third CycleUnfinished BusinessEuropean Quality Assurance—A European Higher Education Area Success Story [Overview Paper]ESG as a Proxy for Trust Within EHEAOverview of Case-StudiesEuropean Doctoral Programs in Light of EHEA and ERAIncreased Diversity Versus HarmonizationStudent Engagement in the Formation of Communities as ConsultationVI Education, Research and InnovationWhy “Balanced Mobility” in 2007?The Quality Assurance ProcessMethodsHistorical OverviewSelection of a Suitable QAACampus InternationalizationDo Student Support Systems (E.G. Student Scholarships) Increase the Level of Equity in Higher Education?MethodologyWhy Turn to a Cross-Border EQA?Emerging Challenges for External Quality AssuranceThe Present: How Is the Social Dimension Being Implemented?DiscussionAcademics and Students Do Not Feel Ownership Over EvaluationsThe Need to Increase IO Capacity for Bologna Process in Times of Institutional ChangeExcellenceEvaluations Are Perceived to Be Based on Inconsistent CriteriaFuture Scenarios for the European Higher Education Area: Exploring the Possibilities of “Experimentalist Governance”Overview of the Contribution of the Papers to the ThemeDeveloping New Strategies to Facilitate Improved Student Progression Through Liminal SpacesStudent Engagement in Curricula Formation as PartnershipRecasting the Higher Education Discourse of the European CommissionClearing Barriers to ProgressThe Role of the University LeadershipGiving Voice to Non-traditional Students “Walking” the Narative Mediation Path. An Interpretative Phenomenological AnalysisComparative Study of Some HEIs from Different CountriesTuning Tools and Insights for Modern Competence-Based Third-Cycle ProgramsInstruments of FundingFirst Year EnrolmentInternationalizationLimitations of ResearchStability in CompositionConcluding Remarks and RecommendationsA Conceptual Framework for the Study of Patterns of Funding of InternationalisationASEAN Regional Higher EducationInternationalization of Higher Education: Navigating Between Contrasting TrendsAcronyms and GlossaryEuropean Communication and Cooperation Within Higher Education Research and with Higher Education Policy and PracticeThe Tuning ProcessObjective 1: Simplify the proceduresContext and StructureMethodological ConsiderationsFine and Performing Arts DoctoratesFinancing Research Universities in Post-communist EHEA CountriesFormative Evaluations of the Social Dimension as Possible Way ForwardCharacteristics of Excellence Schemes in Higher EducationThe Academic CareerBefore Entry to Higher EducationEnhancing the Quality of Doctoral MobilityHow Do We Know How Students Experience Higher Education? On the Use of Student SurveysStudent Engagement in the Formation of Understanding as ConsultationGraduation and TransitionIntroducing the ChaptersConceptual FrameworkMarketizationCritical Re-evaluation and Policy LearningRecommendations for National Policy-MakersInternationalization of Higher Education—What Can Research Add to the Policy Debate? [Overview Paper]How Did the Latest Increase in Fees in England Affect Student Enrolment and Inequality?Public Funding ModalitiesMethodThe Policy ProblemMeasuring the Development of Intercultural CompetenceComprehensive InternationalizationEquity and the Social Dimension: An Overview [Overview Paper]The FutureVIII The Impacts of the Bologna Process on the EHEA and BeyondLooking at the Way Learning Opportunities Are Allocated Within an Education SystemThe New Public Funding MechanismStudent Engagement in Curricula Formation as LeadershipUnderstanding Researcher DevelopmentDoes the Needs-Based Aid Fulfil the Equity Aim?Internationalisation as a Lever for ChangeEmployability of Doctoral GraduatesThree Degrees of Student EngagementProfessional and Industrial DoctoratesLessons for the EHEAMore Balanced Flows—What Would This Entail?Teaching and Learning Elements as Structural DescriptorsBrain Drain and Brain GainConcluding RemarksWhat Do International Office Staff Perceive as Necessary to Develop Their Professional Capacity to Achieve These Goals?Professors Are Adaptable CreaturesInternationalization at Home and AbroadResultsRegionalism and Higher Education in ASEANASEAN Regional Harmonisation of Higher EducationSampling and ProceduresCost-Sharing as Policy IssueTuning Sectoral Qualifications FrameworksDefining Intercultural CompetenceAnalysis and ResultsSocial InfrastructureIX Evidence-Based Policies in Higher Education: Data Analytics, Impact Assessment and ReportingInstitutional Approach and Contextualization: Previous Research Findings“New” Rankings on the Scene: The U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems and U-MultirankDo International Offices Have the Capacity to Engage Effectively in Strategic Cooperation for Bologna Process Goals?Making Professional Development for International Office Staff a PriorityBecoming Bologna Capable: Strategic Cooperation and Capacity Building in International Offices in Kazakhstani HEIsExcellence-Driven Policies and Initiatives in the Context of Bologna Process:Data AnalysisBologna Shifts Humboldtian IdealMinimum Living Costs for StudentsInternationalizationChallengesRecommendations for the UniversitiesThe Contact Hypothesis for Intergroup Contact as a Theoretical FrameworkTeaching and Learning: An Overview of the Thematic Section [Overview Paper]ResultsMethodologyIncome StructuresThe European Area of Higher EducationThe Potential for IO Leadership for Comprehensive InternationalizationCase Study MethodologySocial Dimension—Unique CharacterMethodsEffects of Performance-Based Funding on Higher Education SystemsData and ResultsRoma People in StatisticsEvidence-Based Policies in Higher Education: Data Analytics, Impact Assessment and Reporting [Overview Paper]The German ContextReform the Working Group on Social Dimension (and Lifelong Learning)Students as Stakeholders in the Policy Context of the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Higher Education InstitutionsStages of Development of Higher Education ResearchConcluding RemarksInternationalization Strategies and Policies in Second-Tier Higher Education InstitutionsEfficiency MeasuresSetting Goals and Delegating ResponsibilitiesThe Criticism of RankingsTeaching and Learning as a Policy IssueMore Demands on TimeTypes of Internationalisation Activities Funded (Geographic Scope)Delineating the Characteristics of Excellent European Researchers: 'Extended' and 'Restricted' ProfessionalityMedia PerceptionThe Past: Historical Development of the Social DimensionRe-imagining the Future of Higher Education in Europe. What Can Research (and Researchers) Contribute?Higher Education Research in EuropeWithout Further Harmonization, Confusion Will EnsueRegionalism in ASEANStudent Engagement in the Formation of Understanding as PartnershipHigher Education Research not Visible in the Lingua Franca—The Case of GermanyData Analysis and ResultsThe Meanings of Student Engagement: Implications for Policies and PracticesCase Studies: Israel, the Netherlands and CanadaDiscontinuity Countries with Big Shifts in Fee PolicyBenefits of a Cross Border EQAConstitutive LocalizationThe Knowledge Society and Diversification of Higher Education: From the Social Contract to the Mission of UniversitiesStudent Engagement in the Formation of Understanding as LeadershipObjective 2: Allow professors and students to influence the standardsNegotiating Liminality in Higher Education: Formal and Informal Dimensions of the Student Experience as Facilitators of QualityRationale of Excellence-Driven Policies and InitiativesStruggling with Social Polarization. Student Financial Support in Romania in the Framework of the Bologna ProcessPerformance-Based FundingResisting an “Epistemic Temptation”Impact of the Social EnvironmentTensions in the Scholarship on Teaching and Learning and Emerging Research AgendasCurricular ReviewCurrent and Future Prospects for the Bologna Process in the Turkish Higher Education SystemTheoretical Framework: Students as Stakeholders in Internal Quality AssuranceEquity in the Romanian Higher Education SystemThe Potential of RankingsThe General Characteristics of RankingsModern Third Cycle Studies and TuningThe General Characteristics and Strengths of U-MultirankUnpacking the New Modes of GovernanceMulticulturalism and InternationalizationGerman Higher Education ReformsRestructuring Higher Education and the New Modes of Governance and FinanceData CollectionServing National Priorities Versus Operating in an International SettingResults and DiscussionResults and DiscussionNo Future for the Social Dimension?A “Better Way” for the European Researcher:Competing Expectations About the Effects of the ReformsData AnalysisSources of Funding InternationalisationHuman Resource ManagementConcluding ObservationsChallenges of a Cross-Border EQADescribing and Understanding the Role of the Teaching and Learning EnvironmentAcademic MattersThe 2012 ReformsThe Rationale Behind a Cross-Border EQAInternationalisation as a Driver for EQAThe Bologna ProcessConcluding RemarksUnderstanding Quality of Learning in Digital Learning Environments: State of the Art and Research NeededEvaluation in Romanian UniversitiesReporting and Peer ReviewSystemic Tradition of Central Planning and UniformityThe Italian Way to Doctoral ProgramsA Detailed Insight into the Hungarian R&D Financing in Higher EducationInternationalization of the CurriculumNational ContextEuropean Universities Consider Quality Assurance an Important Strategic ReformAvoiding Ongoing Risks to StudentsDescribing and Understanding the Role of Student CharacteristicsImplications for Policy MakersThe Role of the Bologna Process, Equity and Student Support Schemes in Reducing Social PolarizationResearch ProductionFindings from the Evaluative Study of the NMP TrainingRedefining Internationalization at HomeThe Problems of Defining Student EngagementStudent Surveys as Part of the Development of Student Data Analytics in Institutional ResearchMethodsInput from the PapersEngaging All StakeholdersDiscussionAssessment of Learning OutcomesPromoting a Holistic Student ExperienceMethod of the StudyFinancial SupportFindingsIsomorphic TendenciesMethodologyInterdisciplinary Research TeamsCase-Study Research QuestionsDoes Research Influence Educational Policy? The Perspective of Researchers and Policy-Makers in RomaniaSampling Countries and Higher Education InstitutionsA Tentative Model for Intercultural Competence DevelopmentSocial SupportChallenges of Student Mobility in a Cosmopolitan EuropeUnderstanding Interactions Between Students and Their EnvironmentEnabling FrameworksTheoretical PerspectivesBalance with Non-EHEA CountriesPromoting Recognition of a 'Better Way'Design of Excellence-Driven Policies and InitiativesThe Romanian PhD Students at CERN: The Bologna Process and BeyondThe Pessimists' View: Lower Enrolment and Higher InequalityRecommendations to Policy MakersThe CaveatsA Comprehensive Approach to Investigating the Social Dimension in European Higher Education Systems—EUROSTUDENTand the PL4SD Country ReviewsThe EHEA at the Cross-Roads. The Bologna Process and the Future of Higher Education [Overview Paper]The Quality of Doctoral Training and Employability of Doctorate Holders: The Views of Doctoral Candidates and Junior ResearchersTaking Stock of Existing Change InitiativesThe Problem of Increasing Research ProductivityThe RO-CERN ProgrammePre-treatment TrendsDiscussionBackground Note for the Section on Financing and Governance [Overview Paper]Developing Approaches to Hearing the Student VoiceFinance and BudgetHigher Education Research in Europe and Its Visibility in the English LanguageThe Bologna Process Goes East?from “Third Countries” to Prioritizing Inter-regional Cooperation B etween the ASEAN and EUInstitutional ResponsesMapping the Governance of the Bologna ProcessMethodologyQuality AssuranceStrategies for Efficient Funding of Universities in EuropeTeaching and Learning as PedagogyHow Many Students Are Supported by the Scholarship System?Enhancing the Quality of Research in Europe: Theoretical Perspectives on and Guiding Principles for Researcher DevelopmentMethodological Limitations of Student Engagement and Experience SurveysSeeking Excellence, Practicing Rankings, and Aiming at Diversification of Higher Education Institutions' Mission in the European Higher Education Area [Overview Paper]Premises of Inclusive Access and Success of Roma People in the Romanian Higher EducationInternationalization at Home: The Emergence of the ConceptDiscussionTuning Guide to Creating Degree Programme Profiles (CoRe2)Changes and Challenges for the European Higher Education Landscape Have Implications for Quality Assurance“Balanced Mobility” in the Bologna Process Context—Some Critical ReflectionsIntellectual Property Versus Intellectual PhilanthropyTheory and ConceptsRestrictions and FeesIsraelStudents' Role in the Studied Dutch FacultyUni Potsdam's Implementation of BolognaThe Efficiency of Reserved Places for Roma People in Six Romanian UniversitiesComprehensive Evaluation Approaches— EUROSTUDENT and PL4SDObjective 1: Simplify the proceduresDual AccountabilityEnrolment for Different Ethnic GroupsStudent Engagement in the Formation of Communities as LeadershipUniversity of PotsdamContinuity with Some Shifts in Fee PolicyTeaching and Learning: A Journey from the Margins to the Core in European Higher Education PolicyTuning Tools for the Third CycleReform, Regionalization, and the Challenges for Future DevelopmentOverview of Performance Elements in Block Grant AllocationDiscussionThe Russell GroupResearch Design and MethodologyMassificationContested DefinitionsRecommendations to the Policy MakersCanadaObjective 3: Apply a more consistent and open concept of 'quality'Internationalization in Second Tier InstitutionsInternationalization as an Institutional Strategy for Intercultural Competence DevelopmentEURODOC Survey I: FindingsTuning MethodologyFuture PrioritiesEURODOC Survey I: BackgroundPerception of the Own Level of Intercultural CompetenceInstitutional ChangeStudent Engagement in the Formation of CurriculaFunding StrategiesBetween Wrapping Up and Launching New Policies: Bologna and the Rest of the WorldThe Future: How Might the Social Dimension Be Developed?The Bologna Process in Turkey: Implementation, Challenges and Lessons LearnedExcellence and Diversification of Higher Education Institutions' MissionsThe Bologna Process Goes East: From Policy Diffusion to Policy MutationType of Supervision and Training Opportunities: The Perceptions of Doctoral Candidates and Junior ResearchersThe CoSMiCE ProjectIV Teaching, Learning and Student EngagementMaking Progress that CountsContextMethodAn Alternative Regional Model and Inspiration for EU-ASEAN Inter-regional CooperationThe Changing Landscape of Higher Education in South-East AsiaResearch Productivity and Its ImpactTypes of Internationalisation Activities Funded (Motivations)Student Engagement in the Formation of CommunitiesGreater Pressure for AllCapacity Building and Professional DevelopmentFunding of Higher Education InstitutionsCritiques and AppreciationThe Impact of Exposure to Diversity in the International University Environment and the Development of Intercultural Competence in StudentsStudent Engagement in Curricula Formation as ConsultationPatterns of Convergence and DivergenceImpactResearch DesignDesign of the Study and Conceptual FrameworkResearch Activity Between Duty and VocationEvaluations Are Perceived as Too BureaucraticFunding FormulaeThe Bologna Goes EastDifferences and Similarities: The Third Mission as a TaskTargets for Data CollectionAnticipation Effects in Enrolment DecisionsKazakhstan ContextDiversificationMonitoring, Advising and Peer LearningFunding for ExcellenceResearch Design and MethodologyPatterns of Funding Internationalisation of Higher Education. A Conceptual Framework for the Stud of InternationalisationStudy FrameworkPerceptions of Key Actors Toward the Implementation of the Bologna ProcessStudent Experience and the European Context—A Literature ReviewQuality in Doctoral TrainingOpening Up and Jumping Off a CliffDiscussionPolarizationTypes of Efficiency MeasuresI Internationalization of Higher EducationRecognitionDiscussion on FindingsCase Studies and Comparative AnalysisNew Definition of Internationalization at HomeRecommendations for the FutureEvaluation of U21Personal Research ContributionsObjective 2: Allow professors and students to influence the standards for evaluationAt Entry to Higher EducationU-Multirank
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