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Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Philippe Lane and Maurice Fraser


The steady increase in joint programmes and qualifications offered by UK and French universities is a cause for celebration. But language constraints, financial pressures and political uncertainty present obstacles to continued expansion. How are these to be overcome? And how can higher education institutions on either side of the Channel help each other to realise the enormous potential of Franco-British partnerships? This book takes stock of intensifying bilateral cooperation in the higher education sector, and shares experience and best practice. Initiatives and areas for collaboration are ... More

Keywords: joint programmes, joint qualifications, language constraints, financial pressures, bilateral cooperation, best practice, initiatives, collaboration

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781846316630
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846316777


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Philippe Lane, editor

Maurice Fraser, editor

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Part I: Teaching and Training Partnerships

1 Why is the United Kingdom Important to Sciences Po?

Francis Vérillaud and Agueda Perez Muñoz

3 Double Diplomas: A Franco-British Training Route of Excellence for Teachers of French Worldwide?

Marian Carty, Colin Christie, Danièle Flament-Boistrancourt, Marc Klein, Hazel Crichton and Brian Templeton

Part II: Research Partnerships

12 Franco-British Academic Partnership: Perspective from Imperial College London

Stephen Luckhurst, Jennifer Cooke and Julia Buckingham

17 Multicultural London English/Multicultural Paris French

Penelope Gardner-Chloros, Françoise Gadet and Jenny Cheshire

19 The Publishing Industry and Research Perspectives

Bertrand Legendre and Françoise Benhamou1

Part III: Broader Perspectives