LogoAt a symposium organised by the Irish Universities’ Association on 29 September, Thomas Estermann, EUA Director for Governance, Funding and Public Policy Development, presented EUA’s analysis of university autonomy in Ireland in 2014.
The characteristics of the regulatory framework in which Irish universities operate were analysed according to the EUA Autonomy Scorecard methodology, which has been previously used to compare and benchmark 29 higher education systems in Europe.
The symposium, entitled “21st century universities: performance and sustainability”, was organised by the Irish university sector in the context of the ongoing policy debate in the country around university funding and governance. More...