How countries tie institutions’ cash to national goals

With fee rises in the offing for UK universities with ‘high-quality’ teaching, we look at a EUA study of performance-linked funding across Europe

July 16, 2015
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Universities in England ‘offering high-quality teaching’ will be able to raise tuition fees in line with inflation from 2017-18, according to last week’s Budget. Jack Grove examines a recent European University Association report on performance-related funding to see how other European countries use funding to incentivise good teaching and other goals.

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Print headline: Cash for excellence

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