Five starting points for a new system for resource allocation to the university

After 30 years with the current system for resource allocation for higher education, it is time to rethink and reform the system according to tomorrow's needs. In a new memo, the Swedish National Union of Students, SFS, presents the background to today's system, why it needs to be reformed, and five central starting points for a new system. It is high time to initiate a reform of the resource allocation system, and it probably requires another investigation. 

SFS proposes a new investigation that will take the following into account:

  • Quality in higher education
  • Efficient resource utilization
  • Distribution between education and research
  • Balance between short and long term
  • Who has ongoing influence over dimensioning and supply

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