MEETING WITH THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Today, RKRN visited the Cultural Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu. The forthcoming RKRN vision document, prepared by the Universities of Applied Sciences, was presented. Topics discussed:
* the financing model for higher education, including the impact of the lack of basic funding for applied research and development activities,
* the need to increase the remuneration of academic staff,
* the role of applied higher education in society and cooperation with employers,
* the requirement of internationalization for institutions of applied higher education and mobility issues.