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Universities and Higher Learning

  • By: Michael Hoelscher
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Universities and other institutions of higher education can be found all over the world, and their teachings, and especially their research functions, often claim to be globally valid; in this way they share in the idea of a global scientific community. ...

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