U-Multirank – the multidimensional ranking of higher education institutions

EURASHE is in the Advisory Board of the U-Multirank project on the multidimensional ranking of higher education institutions.

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The feasibility study of the European Commission. The objective of the project is to develop a feasible transparency instrument that can contribute to enhancing the transparency of institutional and programmatic diversity of European higher education in a global context and test its feasibility. The general intention is to create a transparency instrument that will have a global outreach, potentially covering higher education institutions of all continents.
Following are events related to the project:

U-Multirank project meeting
Brussels (Belgium), 6 May 2011,
U-Multirank project meeting - Stakeholder Group
Brussels (Belgium), 15 Feb 2011,
Following are the partners of the project, EURASHE is in the Advisory Board:

  • Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) - The Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) is an interdisciplinary research-institute located at the School of Management and Governance of the Universiteit Twente, the Netherlands. Since 1984, CHEPS has... Read more
  • Centre for Higher Education (CHE) - The not-for-profit CHE Centre for Higher Education was founded in 1994 on the initiative of Reinhard Mohn and Professor Dr. Hans-Uwe Erichsen, former president of the German Rectors’ Conference. Since... Read more
  • Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) - The Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) studies the dynamics of scientific research and its connections to technology, innovation and society. This means studying scientific and academic research from a... Read more
  • European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI) - EANI is a federation of professional engineers that unites national engineering associations from 32 European countries. Thus, FEANI represents the interests of over 3,5 million professional engineers in Europe. FEANI... Read more
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) - Acting as a catalyst to promote and enhance excellence in management development internationally, EFMD: coordinates projects & activities that foster an active dialogue and exchange between companies and academic institutions; disseminates knowledge... Read more
  • INCENTIM - Incentim, is a research division of LRD (KU Leuven Research and Development) and stands for International Centre for Research on Enterpreneurship, Technology and Innovation Management. It was founded in 1989... Read more
  • Observatoire des Sciences et des Techniques (OST) - more to come soon…
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    Following are some of the experts involved in the project:

  • Richard Thorn - Richard is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin (Bachelor degree in Natural Sciences in 1978 and a PhD in 1983) and the Institute of Public Administration (MA in Public Management,... Read more