Accéder directement au contenu Accéder directement à la navigation
Article dans une revue

New forms of competition in higher education

Abstract : This paper addresses the transformation of competition in higher education. Not only have competition and competitive schemes dramatically developed in the last decades, from competition for students to competition for budgets and competition for professors, but the nature of competition has also evolved, leading to new forms of competition, especially on the segment where this evolution has been the strongest, i.e. research universities. It is argued that competition in higher education is no longer only occurring between individuals and countries, but has become institutional, leading to a multi-level form of competition and transforming universities into competitors. This competition is framed as a competition for quality which has become more organized and equipped, and that increasingly relies on impersonal judgment devices. It is shown that this growing form of competition has spawned new classifications and categories, and that alliances of competitors belonging to the same category (like leagues, guilds or associations) are simultaneously emerging. Consideration will be thus given to how competition and cooperation intersect and combine.
Type de document :
Article dans une revue
Liste complète des métadonnées

https://hal-sciencespo.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01892605
Contributeur : Spire Sciences Po Institutional Repository <>
Soumis le : mercredi 10 octobre 2018 - 16:52:06
Dernière modification le : vendredi 2 juillet 2021 - 13:59:53

Identifiants

Collections

Citation

Christine Musselin. New forms of competition in higher education. Socio-Economic Review, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018, 16 (3), pp.657 - 683. ⟨hal-01892605⟩

Partager

Métriques

Consultations de la notice

43