Higher Education and Research


Table of contents of the publication on public responsibility

Preface
Gabriele Mazza

A Word from the Editors
Luc Weber and Sjur Bergan

THE CONTEXT

Higher Education as a “Public Good and Public Responsibility”: What Does It Mean?
Sjur Bergan

The Public Responsibility for Higher Education and Research
Luc Weber

The Public Responsibility for Higher Education and Research: a Review of the Economic Literature
Alain Schönenberger

The Context – Trends in Society and Reflections on Public Responsibility
Aleksander Shishlov

THE MANY FACETS OF PUBLIC RESPONSIBILITY FOR HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

Higher Education for a Democratic Culture – the Public Responsibility
Pavel Zgaga

The Contribution of Higher Education and Research to the Knowledge Society
Paolo Blasi

Government and Higher Education: the Approach to Regulation
Roderick Floud

Public Responsibility for Research and Access to Research Results
Jaak Aaviksoo

Equal Opportunities
Júlio Pedrosa de Jesús

Financing
Carlo Salerno

New Trends in Higher Education
Stephen Adam

Preparation for the Labour Market
Guy Haug

Public Responsibility for Information on Higher Education
Johan Almqvist and Martina Vukasović

CONCLUSION AND FURTHER POLICY DEVELOPMENT

The Public Responsibility for Higher Education and Research – Conclusions and Suggestions
Eva Egron Polak

Recommendations adopted by the conference

List of contributors