Japanese University Reform

GK Chapters and other contributions, Governance and leadership, Research & Innovation

Yuko Harayama-Yost, Tohoku University

In order to understand the radical changes that Japanese universities have been undergoing in recent years, the observer has to keep in mind three essential facts: the demographic factor as an engine behind the changes, the ongoing political drive to a reorganization of the university management structure and the need to improve and facilitate the link between university and industry. On a wider perspective,


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