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  • Gornitzka, Åse; Maassen, Peter; De Boer, Harry (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / SubmittedVersion, 2017)
    This article discusses changes with respect to university governance structures in six comprehensive universities in Europe. We present an analytical framework on the basis of which we conduct a comparative analysis of the ...
  • Gornitzka, Åse; Maassen, Peter (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / SubmittedVersion, 2017)
    The article introduces this special issue of Higher Education Quarterly in which results of a research project on 'European Flagship Universities: Balancing Academic Excellence and Socio‐economic Relevance' are presented ...
  • Aarrevaara, Timo; Wikstrom, Janne; Maassen, Peter (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / SubmittedVersion, 2017)
    Research‐intensive universities are operating in an environment of conflicting goals and priorities. Their status in research as well as education is dependent on their performance in various global arenas where performance ...
  • Maassen, Peter; Stensaker, Bjørn (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Based on key governance and organisational characteristics from the 1970s universities have been conceptualised as organised anarchies and loosely coupled systems. More recently, a number of studies have argued that ...
  • Jungblut, Jens Patrick Wilhelm; Maassen, Peter; Elken, Mari (Chapter / Bokkapittel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    While the EHEA has achieved its goal to reduce structural barriers for student and staff mobility, the situation is different when it comes to the realization of the agreed upon promotion of basic values and principles. ...
  • Stensaker, Bjørn; Elken, Mari; Maassen, Peter (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Utdanningsledelse har blitt fremmet som et viktig tiltak for å øke kvalitet i norsk høyere utdanning, men det har vært relativt begrenset kunnskap om hva utdanningsledelse på studieprogramnivå består av. Studieprogramledere ...
  • Stensaker, Bjørn; Hovdhaugen, Elisabeth; Maassen, Peter (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Purpose: In recent decades, higher education institutions have been encouraged to develop their own internal management systems as a response to perceived quality challenges in the sector. These quality management (QM) ...
  • Maassen, Peter; Gornitzka, Åse; Fumasoli, Tatiana (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / SubmittedVersion, 2017)
    In this article we discuss recent university reforms aimed at enhancing university autonomy, highlighting various tensions in the underlying reform ideologies. We examine how the traditional interpretation of university ...
  • Maassen, Peter (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / SubmittedVersion, 2017)
    One can observe a growing external pressure on universities to become more responsive to society through proactively engaging in various types of competition—competing for students, staff, external funding, and for academic ...