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American Journal of Educational Research. 2013, 1(11), 472-476
DOI: 10.12691/education-1-11-3
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University Autonomy in Ukraine: International Experience and National Interests

Olena Yershova1, and Anna Gordiichuk2

1Department of Foreign Languages, Kyiv National University for Technologies and Design, Cherkasy, Ukraine

2Department of Foreign Languages, Bohdan Khmelnytskyy National University, Cherkasy, Ukraine

Pub. Date: November 02, 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ensuring the quality of higher education)

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Olena Yershova and Anna Gordiichuk. University Autonomy in Ukraine: International Experience and National Interests. American Journal of Educational Research. 2013; 1(11):472-476. doi: 10.12691/education-1-11-3


The paper focuses on the issue of university autonomy as a leverage of enhancing the quality of Ukrainian higher education, namely, how to effectively apply and appropriately adapt in Ukrainian universities international experience in the field of university autonomy. The authors trace the main tendencies in university autonomy from historical vantage point; identify the probable autonomy models for Ukraine with respect to its national identity, mentality and historical legacy; highlight the autonomous curriculum development as one of the vital aspects in the process.

statecraft factor borderline culture national identity mentality university autonomy model

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