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Altangerel Balgan


The paper is based on the comparative study of higher education governance in different countries. Research-based Higher education is becoming most powerful engine of knowledge economy reinforcing country’s competitiveness at global market. Reforming Higher education in light of flexible labour market needs, knowledge intensive industry and business is leading to cardinal changes as a Multi-actor governance and diversification of academic and research programmes. New neoliberal approach to Higher education require reforming funding strategy and quality assurance procedures orienting HEIs to more performance and competition-based development with increasing focus on  autonomy and accountability.


Higher education governance, Competitiveness and labour market, Knowledge economy, Multidisciplinary programmes, diversification of funding sources, unification of curriculum and standards.

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