Higher Education System: Historical Analysis, Characteristics, Development, Evolutions.
Concepts of societal embeddedness and interactions of HEIs UNESCO, UIL and related global institutions
Transmitting Knowledge and Critical Thinking– Role of Higher Education for Social, Cultural, Spiritual, Economical, Political, and Technological Development; Historical Evidence, Soft skills, and Practical Skills. Smart Technology. Integration with Lifelong Learning
Rethinking Essential and Desirable Qualifications of Faculty- Teaching as Human Capital Investment – Products of HEI as Responsible Citizens – Productivity, Designing of Curriculum, Outcome Based Curriculum (OBE)
Thrust areas, alignments with national priorities, linking research with teaching
HEI and Entrepreneurship, Financial resources, Financial Autonomy, Internal Revenue Generation, Income Generation – Creation of "Entrepreneurial University" - Encouraging University-Industry relationship, Smart Universities/ Digital Universities, and World-Class Universities. Corporate Society Relationship – Technology Transfer – IPR: Patents.
Liberalization, Globalization, and Internationalization–Individual, Institutional, National, and International Levels – Internationalization of Education, Best Academic and Research Practices compatible to Global Standards, Global Citizenship.