Universities as Hybrid Organizations Trends , Drivers , and Challenges for the European University

  title={Universities as Hybrid Organizations Trends , Drivers , and Challenges for the European University},
  author={Benjamin W.A. Jongbloed},
Today’s public universities are increasingly becoming like enterprising nonprofits. Partly because of financial reasons, they are turning to the private sector to boost or replace their traditional—predominantly public—sources of funding. University-industry alliances in research and development (R&D) are the result of deliberate strategies implemented by national and international (e.g., EU) governing bodies, as well as the university leadership itself, to promote a more direct involvement of… CONTINUE READING


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