Can autocracies cope with international universities?

By Ararat Osipian – in University World News.

Why have Russia and Hungary both launched an attack on an international university?

The attack on Hungary’s Central European University is not the only attempt by autocratic leaders in Eastern European to crack down on international universities that do not suffer from the same corruption as their local counterparts. Legal pretexts have been found to enforce political conformity on the European University at St Petersburg.
Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170403180053696

Povl Tiedemann
April 2017

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