Higher education and science policies in the Arab region: National, regional and global processes
AbstractIn this paper we discuss the interaction between science policies (and particularly in the area of scientific research) and higher education policies in Gulf and Mediterranean Arab countries. Our analysis reveals a discrepancy between the two sub-regions with respect to integration in the global market, cooperation in scientific research and international mobility of students. The paper discusses the implications of the analysis of reform policies and higher education restructuring.
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: Higher Education; Science Policies; Arab Region; Regional Influence; Global Influence;
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- NEP-ARA-2011-01-03 (MENA - Middle East & North Africa)
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