Journal of Contemporary European Research

The JCER is an open-access, online journal published by UACES in association with the Student Forum. We publish articles in the subject area of contemporary European studies which includes, but is not limited to, European integration, European public policy, comparative studies, culture and EU external relations. The Journal enables PhD students and early career researchers to disseminate their work alongside established scholars.

Vol 11, No 1 (2015): Special Issue

New Horizons in the Europe of Knowledge

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Table of Contents


New Horizons in the Europe of Knowledge READ INTRO
Meng Hsuan Chou, Inga Ulnicane

Research Articles

Shifting Policy Narratives in Horizon 2020 READ ARTICLE
Mitchell Young
Broadening Aims and Building Support in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy: The Case of the European Research Area READ ARTICLE
Inga Ulnicane
Blurring Boundaries Between the Public and the Private in National Research Policies and Possible Consequences from EU Primary Law READ ARTICLE
Andrea Gideon
New EU Instruments for Education: Vertical, Horizontal and Internal Tensions in the European Qualifications Framework READ ARTICLE
Mari Elken
Differentiated Integration and the Bologna Process READ ARTICLE
Amélia Veiga, António Magalhães, Alberto Amaral
Policy Change and Differentiated Integration: Implementing Spanish Higher Education Reforms READ ARTICLE
Laura Cruz-Castro, Luis Sanz-Menendez


Funding Frontier Research: Mission Accomplished? READ COMMENTARY
Thomas Koenig
An Academic in the Europe of Knowledge READ COMMENTARY
Julie Elizabeth Smith

Book Reviews

The Hybridization of Vocational Training and Higher Education in Austria, Germany and Switzerland READ REVIEW
Global University Rankings: Challenges for European Higher Education READ REVIEW
Building the Knowledge Economy in Europe: New Constellations in European Research and Higher Education Governance READ REVIEW