EUA 2014 Public Funding Observatory outlines trends in public funding to universities in Europe

« The European University Association today (10 October) publishes the 2014 edition of its Public Funding Observatory report, which monitors the impact of the economic crisis on universities and identifies trends in public funding to higher education institutions across Europe since 2008.

The latest report, that is presented on Friday 10 October at the EUA Funding Forum taking place at the University of Bergamo in Italy, is published together with an interactive online tool which provides a range of updated data for 28 European higher education systems,* with five new systems added this year. The observatory analyses both the evolution of funding over the last year (2013-2014) and longer-term developments in university funding since 2008, also taking into account the impact of inflation, changes in student numbers, and the evolution in terms of countries’ gross domestic product (…) »