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Austrian chancellor presents ‘Plan A’ for universities

Higher education funding in Austria is to be based more strongly on enrolment and performance agreements, according to a new paper submitted by the country’s Chancellor Christian Kern. Entry restrictions would be applied where necessary, although tuition fees are ruled out. (...) - - University World News, by Michael Gardner, 19 January 2017 Issue No:443
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Austria: New government scraps science and research ministry

The new Austrian government is integrating the country’s Ministry of Science and Research into a Ministry of Economics and Family Affairs. The move has met with a storm of protest among academics and students.

Like Germany, Austria went to the polls last September, and it has taken politicians in both countries two-and-a-half months to form new governments. (...)  - University World News, by Michael Gardner, 18 December 2013 Issue No:301

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[Austria] University leaders concerned over lack of funding

University leaders in Austria are urging the government to provide higher education and research with extra funding. They are above all concerned that without extra support, the country could fail to keep pace with international developments.

Universities Austria, or uniko, representing the heads of the country’s public higher education institutions, has called on the government to “invest in the country’s intellectual infrastructure”. (...) - University World News, by Michael Gardner,26 September 2014 Issue No:336

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