DEFINE thematic report: performance-based funding of universities in Europe


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Author: Claeys-Kulik, Anna-Lena; Estermann, Thomas


Higher education institutions across Europe today face a challenging and complex financial situation in which traditional modes of funding have been transformed and continue to evolve. Moreover, public sources in many countries are not as generous as they were in the past and often have become more demanding and competitive. The changes are particularly significant in Europe due to the traditional reliance of universities on public funding. The current economic and financial crisis has exacerbated even further these problems, with growing pressures upon the sustainability of funding...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Finance; Performance; Research

Keywords: University; Funding; Cost effectiveness; Case study

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Brussels, Belgium: European University Association, 2015

Physical description: 58 p.

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Also called: Performance-based funding of universities in Europe

Resource type: Report

Rights: Copyright 2015 by the European University Association. All rights reserved. This information may be freely used and copied for non-commercial purposes, provided that the source is acknowledged.

Document number: TD/TNC 121.830

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