Bologna Process - European Higher Education AreaThe editorial team consisting of Jeroen Huisman (Ghent University, Belgium,, Harry de Boer (University of Twente, the Netherlands,, David Dill (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, and Manuel Souto-Otero (University of Bath, UK, has proposed Palgrave Macmillan to edit a Handbook of Higher Education Policy and Governance. The publisher has accepted the proposal and now the contributions are being solicited. Thus, the editorial team is inviting interested researcher (either as a single author as with colleagues) to consider to contribute a chapter to this handbook.
Proposals for chapters (one- to maximum two-page outlines) should be sent in by 1 July 2014 to Jeroen Huisman ( The proposal should be explicit on the topic, objective, approach and key literature of the chapter to be offered as well as be accompanied by a briefly information about the author (in terms of expertise and/or experience). The editors will discuss the submissions and invite a selection to elaborate on their outline (July 2014). The proposers will also receive feedback from the editors.
Draft chapters should be submitted by November 2014 and will then be reviewed by editors and/or reviewers. In January 2015, contributions should be finalized and in March the finalized manuscripts will be sent off to the publisher. The book will appear in the latter half of 2015.
For the outline of the handbook, please click here. More...