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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis kituose recenzuojamuose leidiniuose / Article in other peer-reviewed editions (S5)
Field of Science: Edukologija / Education (S007)
Author(s): Juškevičienė, Agnė;Nedzinskaitė, Rasa
Title: Academic freedom and its expression in the universities all over the world
Is part of: Bildungswissenschaft auf der Suche nach globaler Identität = Educational sciences in search of global identity / Gerd-Bodo von Carlsburg (Hrsg./ed.), Algirdas Gaižutis und Airi Liimets. Vol. 26. Frankfurt am Main : Peter Lang, 2013
Extent: P. 485-504
Date: 2013
Series/Report no.: (Baltische Studien zur Erziehungs- und Sozialwissenschaft, ISSN 1434-8748 ; Bd. 26)
Keywords: Academic freedom;Autnomy;Globalization
ISBN: 9783631644676
Abstract: The aim of the present article is to discuss and disclose the conception of academic freedom, its expression in various universities around the world. The problem analysed is what is the relation of academic freedom with society and inside the academic community addressing the challenges of the 21st century. The aim of the article is to disclose the relationship of academic d m as the basic value of higher education and society as well as academic community in different universities around the world. The work is based on the following conceptual approaches: conception of liberal higher education conception of democratic higher education. The research methods used: theoretical analysis of academic literature, international and Lithuanian documents, interpretation, evaluation and generalisation with the aim of disclosing the characteristic features of academic freedom, its expression in different universities around the world. It should be stressed that there is no established appropriate and comprehensive definition of academic freedom, that is why in the present article, based on the scholarly observations, academic freedom is considered to be the foundation of activity of the university, part of its mission, paving the way for its professors, scholars, students to advance science and constructively criticise society. It should be emphasized that there is a need for institutional autonomy in order to ensure freedom of academic community
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Švietimo akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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