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Financing Policy for Higher Education and the role of the private sector in Libya

  title={Financing Policy for Higher Education and the role of the private sector in Libya},
  author={Jalal Abider},
Prior to 1999, higher education in Libya was monopolized by the public sector and there was considerable public resistance to the establishment of private universities. The impetus for the private higher education policy was created by a number of pressures on public policy for higher education, which had been adopted by Gaddafi’s government for two decades. This study explores the efforts of Gaddafi’s regime to cope with this issue. It reviews the financing policy for higher education and the… 

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