University of the World: A Case for a World University System

In this e-book, Dieter Lenzen analyzes the world's 3 significant academic structures: the Continental-European, the Atlantic (Anglo-American) and the East Asian. Distancing himself from the present development in the direction of the economically pushed Anglo-American approach of schooling, the writer proposes another version, "a collage of the world".


·         3 strategies of the college within the globalization process

·         The dynamics of world social systems

·         worldwide demanding situations within the post-secondary academic region as springboard for evaluating systems

·         Convergence and divergence: present procedure dynamics within the post-secondary sector

·         Can there be reasonable percentages in a global collage system?

·         Conclusion

Target readers:

·         Theorists of upper education

·         coverage makers of upper schooling

·         directors of upper schooling

·         Social scientists

The author:

Professor Dr. Dieter Lenzen is the president of Universität Hamburg, vp of the German Rectors' convention (HRK) in Germany and the German universities' spokesperson for the HRK.

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