Mergers between governmental research institutes and Universities in the Danish HE sector

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Mergers between governmental research institutes and Universities in the Danish HE sector. / Aagaard, Kaare; Hansen, Hanne Foss; Rasmussen, Jørgen Gulddahl.

I: European Journal of Higher Education, Bind 6, Nr. 1, 4, 2016, s. 41-55.

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Aagaard, K, Hansen, HF & Rasmussen, JG 2016, 'Mergers between governmental research institutes and Universities in the Danish HE sector', European Journal of Higher Education, bind 6, nr. 1, 4, s. 41-55. https://doi.org/10.1080/21568235.2015.1099459

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Aagaard, K., Hansen, H. F., & Rasmussen, J. G. (2016). Mergers between governmental research institutes and Universities in the Danish HE sector. European Journal of Higher Education, 6(1), 41-55. [4]. https://doi.org/10.1080/21568235.2015.1099459

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Aagaard K, Hansen HF, Rasmussen JG. Mergers between governmental research institutes and Universities in the Danish HE sector. European Journal of Higher Education. 2016;6(1):41-55. 4. https://doi.org/10.1080/21568235.2015.1099459

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Aagaard, Kaare ; Hansen, Hanne Foss ; Rasmussen, Jørgen Gulddahl. / Mergers between governmental research institutes and Universities in the Danish HE sector. I: European Journal of Higher Education. 2016 ; Bind 6, Nr. 1. s. 41-55.

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