Why Austria Does Not Need an "Exzellenz Universität"

bridges vol. 9, April 2006 / Guest Commentaries on the Institute of Science and Technology - Austria
by
Maria-Regina Kecht


It is hard to imagine that the various commissions and sub-commissions working on the concept and the timeline of the proposed "Institute for Science and Technology -Austria" (ISTA) did not know about the EU plans (admittedly still vague) for the European Institute of Technology (EIT) touted recently in Vienna by Ján Figel (Member of the European Commission responsible for Education, Training, Culture and Multilingualism).


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