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Academic article
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein. 2019. Scandinavian Higher Education Governance – Pursuing Similar Goals through Different Organizational Arrangements. European Policy Analysis. 190-209.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2018. Changing Notions of the Governance-Creativity Nexus. European Review. 11-24.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Frølich, Nicoline; Sweetman, Rachel; Henkel, Mary. 2017. Academic institutions, ambiguity and learning outcomes as management tools. European Journal of Education. 68-79.
  • Michelsen, Svein; Sweetman, Rachel; Stensaker, Bjørn; Bleiklie, Ivar. 2016. Shaping perceptions of a policy instrument: The political-administrative formation of learning outcomes in higher education in Norway and England. Higher Education Policy. 399-417.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Enders, Jürgen; Lepori, Benedetto. 2015. Organizations as penetrated hierarchies: environmental pressures and control in professional organizations. Organization Studies. 873-896.
  • Seeber, Marco; Lepori, Benedetto; Montauti, Martina; Enders, Jurgen; De Boer, Harry; Weyer, Elke; Bleiklie, Ivar; Hope, Kristin Lofthus; Michelsen, Svein; Nyhagen, Gigliola Mathisen; Frølich, Nicoline; Scordato, Lisa; Stensaker, Bjørn; Waagene, Erica; Dragsic, Zarko; Kretek, Peter; Krücken, Georg; Magalhãesh, António; Ribeiro, Filipa M.; Sousah, Sofia; Veiga, Amélia; Santiago, Rui; Marini, Giulio; Reale, Emanuela. 2015. European Universities as Complete Organizations? Understanding Identity, Hierarchy and Rationality in Public Organizations. Public Management Review. 1444-1474.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2014. Comparing university organizations across boundaries. Higher Education. 381-391.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Enders, Jürgen; Lepori, Benedetto. 2013. Introduction. Higher Education. 1-4.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein. 2013. Comparing HE policies in Europe. Higher Education. 113-133.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Enders, Jürgen; Lepori, Benedetto. 2012. Introduction to Special Issue on Transforming Universities in Europe. Higher Education. 4 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Lange, Stefan. 2010. Competition and Leadership as Drivers in German and Norwegian University Reforms. Higher Education Policy. 173-193.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2007. Systemic Integration and Macro Steering. Higher Education Policy. 391-412.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Kogan, Maurice. 2007. Organisation and Governance of Universities. Higher Education Policy. 477-493.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Laredo, Philippe; Sörlin, Sverker. 2007. Introduction. Higher Education Policy. 365-372.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Laredo, Philippe; Sörlin, Sverker. 2007. Conclusion. Higher Education Policy. 495-500.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2005. Organizing Higher Education in Knowledge Society. Higher Education. 31-59.
  • Høstaker, Roar; Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Modernizing Research Training-Education and Science Policy Between Profession, Discipline and Academic Institution. Higher Education Policy. 221-236.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Høstaker, Roar. 2004. Modernizing Research Training - Education and science policy between profession, discipline and academic institution. Higher Education Policy. 221-243.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. In Defense of Eclecticism. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Politische Wissenschaft. 142-148.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. Hierarchy and Specialization. On institutional integration of higher education systems. European Journal of Education. 341-355.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Byrkjeflot, Haldor. 2002. Changing Knowledge Regimes - Universities in a New Research Environment. Higher Education. 519-532.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2001. Towards European Convergence of Higher Education Policy? Higher Education Management and Policy - the Journal of the Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education. 9-29.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 1999. The University, the State and Civil Society. Higher Education in Europe. 509-526.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 1999. Knut Dahl Jacobsen in memoriam. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. 100-109.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 1998. Justifying the Evaluative State: New Public Management ideals in higher education. European Journal of Education. 299-316.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 1998. Justifying the Evaluative State. New Public Management Ideals in Higher Education. European Journal of Education. 299-316.
  • Bringedal, Berit; Bleiklie, Ivar; Offerdal, Audun. 1998. "Hvem skal eie sykehusene?". Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. 119-136.
Lecture
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2018. Norske statsvitere i forskning og høyere utdanning: hvem er de, hvor er de, hva gjør de?
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2015. Reformpolitikk og endring i høyere utdanning.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2015. Promoting social sciences and humanities in the Nordic countries.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2015. Internasjonaliseringsregimer – finnes det en norsk modell?
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2015. Internasjonale tendenser i europeisk forskning om høyere utdanning.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2014. Styring og ledelse av universiteter.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2014. Styring og ledelse av universiteter.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2014. Høyere utdanningsspolitikk, internasjonale tendenser og implikasjoner.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2014. Hvordan gjøre det i praksis? Erfaringer fra internasjonale samarbeidsprosjekter.
Popular scientific lecture
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2010. Universitetets strategiarbeid og styrets rolle.
Academic lecture
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2018. Professionalization and Institutionalization of Political Science as an Academic Discipline.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2018. Policy and Organizational Implications of the Turn Towards Labor Market Relevance.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2018. Policy and Organizational Implications of the Embeddedness of Higher Education.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2018. Policy and Organizational Change in a Western European Comparative Perspective.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2018. Making Policies for Better Performance - Explaining Higher Education Reform Policies in Europe.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2018. Is there a Scandinavian model of governance in higher education?
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2018. Forskning om universitetet og høyere utdaning.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2018. Explaining Policies for better higher education performance. Higher education reform and European political-administrative systems.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2017. Some Assumptions About the Relationship Between HE, the Labor Market, VET and the Political System.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2017. Scandinavian Higher Education Governance.
  • Frølich, Nicoline; Bleiklie, Ivar. 2017. Policy, governance and organisational change in higher education .
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2017. Organisasjonsendringer i universitets- og høyskolesektoren i et Europeisk perspektiv.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2017. Managing Universities: Policy and Organizational Change in a Western European Comparative Perspective.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2017. Managing Universities: Policy and Organizational Change from a Western European Comparative Perspective.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2017. Is There a Scandinavian Higher Education Model? Comparing Governance Arrangements in Denmark, Norway and Sweden,.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2017. Higher Education and Society.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2016. Fem revolusjoner i høyere utdanning – fra organiserte anarkier til penetrerte hierarkier.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2016. Changing Notions of the Governance – Creativity Nexus.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein; Henkel, Mary. 2016. Actor Constellations and Policy Making.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Frølich, Nicoline; Sweetman, Rachel. 2016. Academic institutions, ambiguity and learning outcomes as management tools.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein. 2015. Political-Administrative Regimes and University Governance.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Enders, Jürgen; Lepori, Benedetto. 2014. Universities as Penetrated Hierarchies. Institutional Change and Variations in Patterns of Control in European Universities.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein; Sweetman, Rachel; Stensaker, Bjørn. 2014. The Landing of a Policy Instrument.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Frølich, Nicoline; Michelsen, Svein. 2014. Patterns of University Governance. Organizational Centralization and Engagement in European Universities.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein; Frølich, Nicoline. 2014. Patterns of University Governance.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2014. Organizations as Penetrated Hierarchies. How to manage and control knowledge-based public organizations? Insights from Theory and Practice.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Frølich, Nicoline; Michelsen, Svein. 2013. Structuring perceptions of performance: Transforming Universities in Europe.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Frølich, Nicoline; Michelsen, Svein. 2013. Structuring perceptions of governance: Transforming Universities in Europe.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2013. Organizing knowledge institutions – standardizing diversity.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2013. Changing universities, organizational conditions and political reform activity.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2012. Transforming Universities in Europe.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2012. Transformation of Universities in Europe.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2012. Transformation of Universities in Europe.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2012. Sistemas de la educación superior en el mundo.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2012. Political Systems and Reform Policies in Europe – Higher Education Reforms in Eight European Countries.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2012. Perspectivas comparativas en el estudio de la educación superior.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2012. Comparing Higher Education Organizations, ” : Challenges in Comparative Higher Education Research, Helsinki, 25-27. January 2012.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Enders, Jürgen; Lepori, Benedetto; Musselin, Christine. 2011. Universities as Penetrated Hierarchies: Organizational rationalization, hierarchization and networking in higher education.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein; Mathisen, Gigliola; Hope, Kristin Lofthus. 2011. States, policy networks and academic power in higher education governance – the Changing Scope and Form of State-University Relationships.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Mathisen, Gigliola. 2011. Organizing knowledge institutions – standardizing diversity.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein. 2011. Making policies for better performance - bureaucratic steering, policy networks and academic power.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2010. Trends in Western European Higher Education – Policies, Systems and Organization.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2010. The comparative politics of higher education.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2010. Policy Diffusion, Path Dependency and Organization of Universities.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2010. Organization and leadership of academic institutions.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2010. Higher education institutions in knowledge society.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2010. Administrative modernization and implications for academic work.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2009. “Trends and usable theory in the study of academic organizations”.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2009. “The TRUE Perspetive. Transformation of Universities in Europe”.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2009. “Organization and Governance of Universities”.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2009. “Changing Knowledge Regimes”.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2009. "Transforming universities in Europe. From organized anarchies to penetrated hierarchies?".
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2008. What more do we need to know to better understand University Governance?
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2008. Universities and the Production of Knowledge.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2008. Three narratives of higher education reform processes in Europe - From New Public Management via Network Governance to Neo Weberianism.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2008. Three Assumptions about Steering and Organization of Higher Education - The Case of the Norwegian Quality Reform.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2008. Reformer, ledelse og organisasjon.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2008. Excellence and The Diversity of Higher Education Systems.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2007. Three Assumptions about Steering and Organization of Higher Education - The Case of the Norwegian Quality Reform.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2006. Universitetene under nye forskningsbetingelser.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2006. Steering of Universities – beliefs and practices.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2006. Managing knowledge production - national and institutional strategies for Norwegian Universities.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2006. Managing knowledge production.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2006. Komparativt perspektiv på norsk utdanningsforskning.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2006. Enhancing quality while promoting efficiency – a Norwegian higher education reform experience.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2006. Den nye styrerrollen.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2005. Utviklingstendenser i høyere utdanning.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2005. Learning from extensive reforms in Higher Education.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2005. Higher Education Policy Making.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2005. Academic Leadership and Emerging Knowledge Regimes.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. �Knowledge� Differentiation: National and International division of labour in knowledge production - a discussion of four papers.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Reflexiones sobre la Educación Superior en el Mundo, La Visión Europea.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Politics of biomedicine.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Political Dimensions of Evaluation and Managerialism - University organization and changing knowledge regimes.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Organizing higher education in knowledge society.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Kvalitet, ledelse og læring. Reformerfaringer ved Universitetet i Bergen.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Kunnskapens betydning: statlige eformer og endringer i ledelse og organisasjon.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Institutional Conditions and the Responsibilities of Universities.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Diversification of higher education systems.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. Taking Power from Knowledge.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. Standardisering av utdanning, nedbygging av institusjonsbarrierer.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. Organizing higher education in knowledge society.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. Modeller for universitetsledelse i komparativt perspektiv.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Byrkjeflot, Haldor; Østergren, Katarina. 2003. Innovation, Politics and Bureaucracy. A comparison of two large Norwegian public sector reforms.
  • Byrkjeflot, Haldor; Østergren, Katarina; Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. Innovation, Politics and Bureaucracy. A comparison of two large Norwegian public sector reforms.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. Hierarchy and Specialization. On integration of higher education systems.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. Forskningspolitikk.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. Development of Higher Education in Europe.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2003. Comparing Biomedical Policies.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. The Dynamics of Change in University Systems.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. Research training – education and science policy between profession, discipline and academic institution.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. New relations between university and society - consequences for management and leadership at university level.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. Legislation for Protection. Why Norway designed restrictive policies in the field of ARTs.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. Knowledge, education and learning – a new Norwegian research program.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. Higher Education Policies – National Distinctiveness and Converging Trends.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. Hierarchy and Specialization. On institutional integration of higher education systems.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. GMO regulation in Norway and the Nordic countries.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. Er skillet mellom fag, administrasjon og politikk avlegs?
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. Comparative Research Projects – experiences and possibilities.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Byrkjeflot, Haldor. 2002. Changing Knowledge Regimes and Support of Higher Education.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Lægreid, Per; Wik, Marjoleine H. 2002. Changing Government Control in Norwy: High Civil Service, Universities and Prisons.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Lægreid, Per; Wik, Marjoleine H. 2002. Changing Government Control in Norway: High Civil Service, Universities and Prisons.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2001. “Samfunnsforskning og samfunnsendring”.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2001. “Governing Assisted Reproductive Technology. The Case of Norway”.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Byrkjeflot, Haldor. 2001. “Changing Knowledge Regimes and Public Support of Higher Education”.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2001. Perspektiv på universitetet.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Enders, Jurgen; Lepori, Benedetto. 2017. Managing Universities: Policy and Organizational Change from a Western European Comparative Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Paradeise, Catherine; Bleiklie, Ivar; Reale, Emanuela; Ferlie, Ewan. 2009. University Governance: Western European Comparative Perspectives. Springer Publishing Company.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Amaral, Alberto; Musselin, Christine. 2008. From Governance to Identity - A Festschrift for Mary Henkel. Springer Publishing Company.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Kogan, Maurice; Henkel, Mary; Bauer, Marianne. 2006. Transforming Higher Education. A Comparative Study. 2nd Edition. Springer Publishing Company.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Henkel, Mary. 2005. Governing knowledge : a study of continuity and change in higher education - a Festschrift in honour of Maurice Kogan. Springer.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Henkel, Mary. 2005. Governing Knowledge: a study of continuity and change in higher education. Springer Publishing Company.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Goggin, Malcolm; Rothmayr, Christine. 2004. Comparative Biomedical Policy. Governing Assisted Reproductive Technologies. Routledge.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 1996. Kunnskap og makt. Norsk høyere utdanning i enddring. Tano Aschehoug.
Compendium
  • Høstaker, Roar; Vabø, Agnete; Bleiklie, Ivar. 1998. Kjønn og universitet i Norden.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 1997. Policy Regimes and Policy Design - a Dynamic Network Approach. The Cases Of Higher Education in England, Sweden, and Norway. 18.
Popular scientific article
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Thorsen, Dag Einar. 2013. Knut Dahl Jacobsen. Store Norske Leksikon (Nettutgaven).
Feature article
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2015. Større ting på spill. Morgenbladet.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein. 2008. Rektor er ikke allmektig. Bergens Tidende.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Østergren, Katarina. 2006. Ledelse av universiteter og høyskoler etter Kvalitetsreformen. Forskerforum.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. Fra kvalitet til effektivitet. Bergens Tidende.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 1998. Universitetsplager i tradisjonens lys. Dagbladet.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Guldbrandsøy, Kari. 2018. Styring og endring av sykehus. Ingen slipper unna politikken.
  • Nyhagen, Gigliola Mathisen. 2015. Changes in funding of higher education and research: stronger governmental steering and organisational control of higher education institutions and academic behaviour?
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein; Krücken, Georg; Frølich, Nicoline. 2017. University Governance – Organizational Centralization and Engagement in European Universities. 27 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Enders, Jürgen; Lepori, Benedetto. 2017. Setting the Stage – Theory and Research Questions. 27 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein. 2017. Political-Administrative Structures and University Policies. 33 pages.
  • Nyhagen, Gigliola Mathisen; Bleiklie, Ivar; Hope, Kristin Lofthus. 2017. Policy Instruments in European Universities: Implementation of Higher Education Policies. 26 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Enders, Jürgen; Lepori, Benedetto. 2017. Organizational Configurations of Modern Universities, Institutional Logics and Public Policies. Towards an Integrative Framework. 24 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein; Henkel, Mary; Reale, Emanuela. 2017. Actor Constellations and Policy Making. 24 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Nyhagen, Gigliola Mathisen; Enders, Jurgen; Lepori, Benedetto. 2015. Organizing knowledge institutions – standardizing diversity. 21 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Frølich, Nicoline. 2014. Styring, organisering og ledelse i høyere utdanningspolitikk. 18 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Enders, Jürgen; Lepori, Benedetto; Musselin, Christine. 2012. La nueva gestión pública, la gobernanza en red y la universidad como una organización profesional cambiante. 26 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2012. Collegiality and hierarchy – Coordinating principles in higher education. 20 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Enders, Jürgen; Lepori, Benedetto; Musselin, Christine. 2011. New Public Management, Network Governance and the university as a changing professional organization. 16 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2011. Excellence, Quality and the Diversity of Higher Education Systems. 16 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Paradeise, Catherine; Reale, Emanuela; Goastellec, Gaële. 2009. University Steering Between Stories and History. 20 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Paradeise, Catherine; Enders, Jürgen; Goastellec, Gaële; Michelsen, Svein; Reale, Emanuela; Westerheijden, Don. 2009. Reform policies and change processes in Europe. 19 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2009. Norway as Higher Education Policy Maker – from Tortoise to Eager Beaver? 26 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Michelsen, Svein. 2008. The university as enterprise and academic co-determination. 22 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2007. The Social Foundations of the Evaluative State and the Universities as Stakeholder Organisations. 7 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2006. Policy Regimes and Policy Making. 29 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Tjomsland, Marit; Østergren, Katarina. 2006. Ledelse og styringsformer ved universiteter og høyskoler. 21 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Kogan, Maurice. 2006. Comparison and Theories. 24 pages.
  • Kogan, Maurice; Bleiklie, Ivar; Henkel, Mary; Bauer, Marianne. 2006. Change and Continuity: Some Conclusions. 21 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2005. Politics, Markets, Networks and European Higher Education. 8 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Henkel, Mary. 2005. Introduction. 10 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2005. Diversification of higher education systems. 15 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2005. Academic Leadership and Emerging Knowledge Regimes. 24 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Goggin, Malcolm; Orth, Deborah; Rothmayr, Christine. 2004. The Comparative Policy Design Perspective.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Norway: holding back competition?
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2004. Legislation for Protection. Why Norway designed restrictive policies in the field of ARTs.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Rothmayr, Christine; Serdült, Uwe; Timmermans, Arco; Varone, Frederic. 2004. Comparing Policy Design across Countries: What Accounts For Variation in Art Policy?
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. Hierarki og spesialisering i bevegelse. Om forholdet mellom universiteter og statlige høyskoler.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2002. Explaining Change in Higher Education Policy. 22 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2000. Policy Regimes and Policy Making. 35 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2000. Policy Regimes and Policy Change. Comparing Higher Education Reform Policy in Three European Countries. 38 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Kogan, Maurice. 2000. Comparison and Theories. 24 pages.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 1997. Fra kulturinstitusjon til kunnskapsbedrift - om ledelse ved universitetene.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Jacobsen, Knut D.; Thorsvik, Jan. 1997. Forvaltningen og den enkelte.
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Frølich, Nicoline; Reppen, Gro; Aarre, M. 1996. Lokale reformstrategier - ritualisering, tilpasning og utnytting. 27 pages.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • Frølich, Nicoline; Bleiklie, Ivar. 2014. Kan universiteter opptre som strategiske aktører? Forskningspolitikk. 22-23.
Chapter
  • Bleiklie, Ivar. 2019. Regionale universiteter og utdanningspolitiske paradokser. 53-74. In:
    • Knudsen, Jon Paschen; Lauvdal, Torunn. 2019. Geografi, kunnskap, vitenskap: Den regionale UH-sektorens framvekst og betydning. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Books

2009 University Governance: Western European Comparative Perspectives, Dordrecht: Springer (ed. With C. Paradeise, E. Reale & E. Ferlie).

 

2008 From Governance to Identity. Dordrecht: Springer (ed. with Alberto Amaral and Christine Musselin).

 

2006 Transforming Higher Education. A Comparative Study (2nd edition). Dordrecht: Springer. (ed. with M. Kogan, M. Bauer, & M. Henkel).

 

2005 Governing Knowledge: a study of continuity and change in higher education. Dordrecht: Springer (ed. with Mary Henkel).

 

2004 Comparative Biomedical Policy: Governing Assisted Reproductive Technologies. London: Routledge. (ed. with Malcolm Goggin & Christine Rothmayr).

 

2000 Transforming Higher Education. A Comparative Study.  London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley. (ed. with M. Kogan, M. Bauer, & M. Henkel).

 

2000 Policy and Practice in Higher Education: Reforming Norwegian Universities. London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley (with R. Høstaker & A. Vabø).

 

1997 Service Regimes in Public Welfare Administration. Case Studies of Street-level Bureau­crats and Professionals as Decision Makers. Oslo: Tano - Aschehoug.

 

1996 Kunnskap ­og makt. Norsk høyere utdanning i endring. (Ed.) Oslo: Tano - Aschehoug.

 

1985 Poli­tikkens forvalt­n­ing, (Ed. with P. Bomann-Larsen, E. Falkum, T. Gran & T.Ø. Jensen). Bergen: Univer­sitetsfor­laget.

 

 Edited Journal Issue

2013 “Transforming Universities in Europe”, Higher Education, (2013) 65 (1) (Special issue edited with J. Enders and B. Lepori). 

 

2007 “Sustaining Diversity: Differentiating Higher Education Systems in a Knowledge Society”, Higher Education Policy, 2007, 20. (Special issue edited with Philippe Laredo and Sverker Sörlin)

 

2005 “Universities and the Production of Knowledge,” Higher Education, (49) 1-2. (Special issue edited with Walter W. Powell).

 

Articles and Book Chapters

2015 “Organizing knowledge institutions – standardizing diversity” (with Gigliola Mathisen Nyhagen, Jürgen Enders and Benedetto Lepori), in L Wedlin & M Nedeva (eds.) Towards European Science: dynamics and change in science policy and organization. London: Edward Elgar.

 

2015 Organizations as penetrated hierarchies. Institutional pressures and variations in patterns of control in European universities. (with Jürgen Enders and Benedetto Lepori), Organization Studies. DOI: 10.1177/0170840615571960.

 

2014 «Styring og ledelse i høyere utdanningspolitikk” (with Nicoline Frølich) in N. Frølich, E. Hovdhaugen and L.I. Terum (eds.) Utdanning: kapasitet, kvalitet og relevans - Utviklingstrekk i norsk høyre utdanning. Oslo: Cappelen Akademisk.

 

2014 «European Universities as Complete Organizations? Understanding Identity, Hierarchy and Rationality in Public Organizations» (with Marco Seeber, Benedetto Lepori, Martina Montauti, Jürgen Enders, et al) Public Management Review, DOI 10.1080/14719037.2014.943268.

 

2014 “Comparing University Organizations across Boundaries”, Higher Education, (2014) 67 (4):381-391, DOI 10.1007/s10734-013-9683-z, (special issue edited by T. Nokkala and A. Kozmützky).

 

2013 “Comparing Higher Education Policies in Europe - Structures and Reform Outputs in Eight countries” Higher Education. 65 (1): 113–133 (2013), DOI 10.1007/s10734-012-9584-5 (co-authored with Michelsen, S.), Volume 65 Number 1, High Educ (2013) 65:113-133, DOI 10.1007/s10734-012-9584-6

 

2013 “Introduction” (with J.Enders and B. Lepori) Higher Education, Special Issue: Transforming Higher Education in Europe High Educ DOI 10.1007/s10734-012-9577-5 High Educ (2013) 65 (1):1-4 DOI 10.1007/s10734-012-9577-5

 

2012 “La nueva gestión publica, la gobernanza en red y la universidad como una organización profesional cambiante.” (con Jürgen Enders, Benedetto Lepori and Christine Musselin) en Kehm, B.M. (Com.). La nueva gobernanza de los sistemas universitarios. Barcelona: Octaedro - ICE. (ISBN 978-84-9921-172-5)

 

2012 “Collegiality and hierarchy – Coordinating principles in higher education”. In A. Nelson & I. Wei (eds.) The Global University: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives. New York: Palgrave MacMillan

 

2011 “Excellence, Quality and the Diversity of Higher Education Systems” in M. Rostan and M. Vaira (eds.) Questioning Excellence in Higher Education. Policies, Experiences and Challenges in National and Comparative Perspective. Rotterdam: Sense.

 

2011 “New Public Management, Network Governance and the university as a changing professional organization”(with Jürgen Enders, Benedetto Lepori and Christine Musselin) Chapter 11 in T. Christensen & P. Lægreid (eds.) Ashgate Research Companion to New Public Management, Aldershot: Ashgate: pp 161-176.

 

2010 “Competition and Leadership as Drivers in German and Norwegian University Reforms” (with Stefan Lange) Higher Education Policy, 23 (2): 173 – 193.

 

2009 “Norway as Higher Education Policy Maker – from Tortoise to Eager Beaver?” in University Governance: Western European comparative perspectives, (ed. with C. Paradeise, E. Ferlie & E. Reale). Dordrecht: Springer.

 

2009 “University Steering Between Stories and History” with C. Paradeise, E. Reale, G. Goastellec in University Governance: Western European comparative perspectives, (ed. with C. Paradeise, E. Ferlie & E. Reale). Dordrecht: Springer.

 

2008 ”Reform policies and change processes in Europe” J. Huisman (ed.) International Perspectives on the Governance of Higher Education: Alternative Frameworks for Coordination, London: Routledge. (with C. Paradeise, J. Enders, G. Goastellec, S. Michelsen, E. Reale & D. Westerheiden).

 

2008 “The university as enterprise and academic co-determination”, (Co-authored with S. Michelsen), in A.Amaral, I. Bleiklie and C. Musselin (eds.) From Governance to Indentity. Dordrecht: Springer

 

2007 “Introduction” (with Philippe Laredo and Sverker Sörlin), Higher Education Policy, 20: 365-372, (Special issue edited with Philippe Laredo and Sverker Sörlin).

 

2007 “Systemic Integration and Macro Steering”, Higher Education Policy, 20: 391-412, (Special issue edited with Philippe Laredo and Sverker Sörlin).

 

2007 “Organisation and Governance of Universities”, (with Maurice Kogan), Higher Education Policy, 20: 477-493, (Special issue edited with Philippe Laredo and Sverker Sörlin).

 

2007 “Conclusion” (with Philippe Laredo and Sverker Sörlin), Higher Education Policy, 20: 495-500, (Special issue edited with Philippe Laredo and Sverker Sörlin).

 

2007 “The Social Foundations of the Evaluative State and the Universities as Stakeholder Organisations”, in Enders, J. & F. van Vught (eds.), Towards a cartography of higher education policy change; A Festschrift in Honour of Guy Neave. University of Twente: CHEPS.

 

2007 “Knut Dahl Jacobsen”, Norsk statsvitenskapelig leksikon, Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.

 

2006 “Comparison and Theories” (Co-authored with M. Kogan), in M. Kogan, M. Bauer, I. Bleiklie & M. Henkel (eds). Transforming Higher Education. A Comparative Study (2nd edition). Dordrecht: Springer (ed. with M. Kogan, M. Bauer, & M. Henkel).

 

2006 “Policy Regimes and Policy Making”, in M. Kogan, M. Bauer, I. Bleiklie & M. Henkel (eds). Transforming Higher Education. A Comparative Study (2nd edition). Dordrecht: Springer. (ed. with M. Kogan, M. Bauer, & M. Henkel).

 

2006 “Change and Continuity: Some Conclusions” (Co-authored with M. Kogan, M. Bauer, & M. Henkel), in M. Kogan, M. Bauer, I. Bleiklie & M. Henkel (eds). Transforming Higher Education. A Comparative Study (2nd edition). Dordrecht: Springer. (ed. with M. Kogan, M. Bauer, & M. Henkel).

 

2005 “Politics, Markets, Networks and European Higher Education”, in Enders, J., J. File, J. Huisman and D. Westerheijden (eds.) The European Higher Education and Research Landscape 2020. Scenarios and Strategic Debates. Dordrecht: Springer.

 

2005 "Introduction" in I. Bleiklie and M. Henkel (eds.) Governing Knowledge: a study of continuity and change in higher education. Dordrecht: Springer.

 

2005 "Academic Leadership and Emerging Knowledge Regimes" in I. Bleiklie and M. Henkel (eds.) Governing Knowledge: a study of continuity and change in higher education. Dordrecht: Springer.

 

2005 “Universities and the Production of Knowledge.” (Co-authored with Walter W. Powell), in I. Bleiklie and W.W. Powell (eds.) “Universities and the Production of Knowledge.” Special issue Higher Education, 49 (1-2): 1-8.

 

2005 “Organizing Higher Education in Knowledge Society”, in I. Bleiklie and W.W. Powell (eds.) “Universities and the Production of Knowledge.” Special issue Higher Education, 49 (1-2): 31-59.

 

2004 “Norway: holding back competition?” in Hood, C., O. James, B. G, Peters & C. Scott (eds) Controlling Modern Government, London: Edward Elgar.

 

2004 “Modernizing Research Training - Education and science policy between profession, discipline and academic institution” (Co-authored with R. Høstaker), Higher Education Policy. 17 (2): 221-236.

 

2004 “The Comparative Policy Design Perspective.” (Co-authored with M. Goggin, D. Orth & C. Rothmayr) in I. Bleiklie, M. Goggin & C. Rothmayr Comparative Biomedical Policy: How European and North American Countries Govern Assisted Reproductive Technologies. London: Routledge.

 

2004 “Legislation for Protection. Why Norway designed restrictive policies in the field of ARTs.” in I. Bleiklie, M. Goggin & C. Rothmayr Comparative Biomedical Policy: How European and North American Countries Govern Assisted Reproductive Technologies. London: Routledge.

 

2004 “Comparing Policy Design across Countries: What Accounts For Variation in Art Policy?” (Co-authored with C. Rothmayr, F. Varone, U. Serdült & A. Timmermans) in I. Bleiklie, M. Goggin & C. Rothmayr Comparative Biomedical Policy: How European and North American Countries Govern Assisted Reproductive Technologies. London: Routledge.

 

2004 “Interest Groups” in M. Hawkesworth & M. Kogan (eds.) Encyclopedia of Government and Politics. London: Routledge.

 

2003 “Hierarchy and Specialization. On institutional integration of higher education systems”. European Journal of Education. 38 (4): 341-355.

 

2003 “In Defense of Eclecticism”, Swiss Political Science Review, 9 (2): 142-148.

 

2002 “Hierarki og spesialisering i bevegelse”, in T. Halvorsen & S. Michelsen (eds.) Faglige forbindelser, Oslo: Fagbokforlaget.

 

2002 “Changing Knowledge Regimes – Universities in a New Research Environment.” (Co-authored with Haldor Byrkjeflot.), Higher Education 44 (2-3): 519-532.

 

2002 “Explaining Change in Higher Education Policy” in P.Trowler (ed.) Higher Education Policy and Institutional Change: London: SRHE and Open University Press.

 

2001 “Towards European Convergence of Higher Education Policy?” Higher Education Management 13 (3): 9-29.

 

2000 “Comparison and Theories” (Co-authored with M. Kogan), in M. Kogan, M. Bauer, I. Bleiklie & M. Henkel (eds). Transforming Higher Education. A Comparative Study.  London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley.

 

2000 “Policy Regimes and Policy Making”, in M. Kogan, M. Bauer, I. Bleiklie & M. Henkel (eds). Transforming Higher Education. A Comparative Study.  London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley.

 

2000 “Change and Continuity: Some Conclusions” (Co-authored with M. Kogan, M. Bauer, & M. Henkel), in M. Kogan, M. Bauer, I. Bleiklie & M. Henkel (eds). Transforming Higher Education. A Comparative Study.  London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley.

 

2000 “Policy Regimes and Policy Change: Comparing Higher Education Reform Policy in Three European Countries.” in R. Kalleberg et al. (eds). Comparative Perspectives on Universities. Comparative Social Research, vol. 19: 101-138. Greenwich, Conn: JAI Press.

 

1999 “The University, the State and Civil Society”, Higher Education in Europe. 4/99.

 

1999 “Knut Dahl Jacobsen in memoriam” Norsk statsvitenskapelig tidsskrift, 15 (1): 100-109.

 

1998 “Justifying the Evaluative State. New Public Management Ideals in Higher Edu­cation.” European Journal of Education, 33 (3): 299-316.

 

1997 “Fra ­­­­­­­­­­­­kultur­­­institusjon til ­­­­kunnskaps­­bedrift - om ledelse ved universitetene”, in H. Byrkje­flot (ed.) Fra styring til ledelse. Oslo: Fagbok­forlaget.

 

1997, 1994, 1992 “For­valt­nin­gen og den en­kelte” (2d revised edition, co-authored with K.D. Jacobsen & J. Thors­vik)., in T. Christensen & M. Egeberg (eds.) Forvaltnings­kunnskap, Oslo: Tano - Aschehoug.

 

1996 “Organizing Innovation. An Evaluation Report on the Work of the Swedish Case Method Centre”, Stockholm: National Agency for Higher education (Högskoleverket) Högskoleverkets skriftserie 1996:4S.

 

1996 “Den psykiatriske klinikken som service­regime” in V. Erichsen (ed.) Profesjons­makt. Oslo: Tano - Aschehoug.

 

1996 “Introduksjon” in Kunnskap­ og makt. Norsk høyere utdanning i endring (Knowledge and Power­. Norwegian ­Higher Edu­cation under Change). Oslo: Tano - Aschehoug.

 

1996 “Universitetet - fra kulturinstitusjon til kunnskapsbedrift?” Chapter 1 in  Kunnskap­ og makt. Norsk høyere utdanning i endring. Oslo: Tano - Aschehoug.

 

1996 “Politiske nettverk og den universitets­politiske arena”. Chapter 2 in Kunnskap­ og makt. Norsk høyere utdanning i endring. Oslo: Tano - Aschehoug.

 

1996 “Lokale reformstrategier - rituali­sering, tilpas­sning og utnytting” (Co-authored with N. Frølich, G. Reppen & M. Aarre). Chapter 3 in Kunnskap­ og makt. Norsk høyere utdanning i endring Oslo: Tano - Aschehoug.

 

1996 “Reformpolitikk og endring” (“Reform Policy and Change”), Chapter 8 in Kunnskap­ og makt. Norsk høyere utdanning i endring Oslo: Tano - Aschehoug.

 

1994 “From Individual Pursuit to Organized Enterprise. Norwegian higher education policy and the graduate curriculum.” (Co-authored with R. Høstaker). European Journal of Education, 29 (3): 305-322.

 

1994 “Norwegian and Swedish Graduate Reform Policies”. Higher Education Policy. 7 (1): 18-24.

 

1993 “Norsk og svensk universitets­­­­­politikk”. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift.  9 (4): 271-292

 

1992 “Kjønnsfor­skjeller og serviceregimer i velferds­sta­ten”, Kjønn og kunnskap, Senter for humanistisk kvinneforskning, Universitetet i Bergen, Skriftserien nr. 3.

 

1989, 1984, 1987, 1979 “For­valt­nin­gen og den en­kelte” (Co-authored with K.D. Jacobsen & J. Thors­vik). in L. Skare (ed.) (For­valtni­ngen i samfun­net) Public Administration in Soci­ety. Oslo: Tanum.

 

1989 “Det nye univer­sitetet i den nye staten”, Samtiden, 98 (4): 40-46.

 

1985 “Fordelingsvirkninger av tjenestemanns­atferd”, in I.Bleiklie et al. (eds.) Poli­tikkens forvalt­n­ing (The Administra­tion of Policy), Bergen: Univer­sitetsfor­laget.

 

1985 “Knut Dahl Jacobsen 60 år”, Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift, 1 (1): 69-76.

 

1983 “The Selective Providers. Organization and Distribution Effects of Public Service Provi­sion”, Tidsskrift för rätt­ssociologi, vol.1, 1983/84: 55-80.

 

1982 “Brukernes erfaringer fra kontakt med med offentlig virksomhet” (“User's Experi­ences with the Bureaucratic Encounter”), in Publikum - erfaringskilde for forvaltningen Oslo: Mini­stry of Cons­umer Affairs and Government Admini­stration - Universi­tetsforlaget.

 

1981 “For­valtningsfors­kning, samfunnsplan­legging og sosial­politikk. Forsknings­str­ategi og problemstillinger” Statsviteren, No. 3/1981: 27-38.

 

1978 “Et teoretisk bidrag til studiet av samhand­lingen mellom forvaltning og brukerne av offentlige til­tak” Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskn­ing, 19 (4):

 

Education

Dr. philos. degree 1991, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Bergen

 

Current positions

Professor, Department of Administration and Organi­za­tion Theory, University of Bergen  

Adjunct professor 2011-2015 Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education - NIFU

 

Previous positions

University of Bergen, Department of Administration and Organi­za­tion Theory:

1)  Department Chair 2005-2009

2) Associate Professor 1986-1998

 

The Holberg International Memorial Prize , University of Bergen:

Director 2010-2015

 

Rokkan Centre for Social Studies:

1) Adjunct Researcher 2002-2007;

2) Deputy director/Researcher 2002

 

Norwegian Research Center in Organization and Management (LOS-center):

1) Director 1999-2001 (on leave from the University of Ber­gen).

2) Researcher 1992-95 (on leave from the University of Ber­gen).

 

Visiting positions

1) Boston College (Visiting Scholar) 2009-2010

2) Stanford University (Visiting Scholar) 2003-2004

3) Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Visiting professor by invitation) 2003:

4) Harvard University: 

a) Graduate School of Education: Visiting scholar 1999

b) Department of Government: Research Associate 1995

c) Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies Visiting scholar 1990-91

5) SUNY, Albany, Dept. of Educational Theory and Practice: Visiting Scholar 1996

 

Fellowships

1) University fellow 1982-85;

2) Research fellow, Norwegian Research Council for Science and the Humanities 1980-82.

 

Administrative and Professional Service

Nordic Organization Studies (Nordiske organisasjonsstudier (NOS), Member of editorial group 2010-2012

European Science Foundation (ESF), Member, the scientific committee for the research program Higher Education and Social Change (EuroHESC) 2009-2012

Institut Francilien Recherche, Innovation Société (IFRIS), Member, the scientific committee 2008-

Consortium for Higher Education Researchers (CHER): Board member 2001; reelected 2005 - 2009

European Research and Higher Education Doctoral Studies (Euredocs), Member, the Scientific Committee 2004-

European Journal of Education, Editorial correspondent 2008-

Higher Education, Member of the Advisory Editorial Board 2003-2014

Vest, Journal for Science and Technology Studies: Member of the Advisory Editorial Board 2003-2010

The Norwegian Research Council, 1) Director of the Research Program on Education and Research (Knowledge, Education and Learning) 2002-2008 2) Planning committee for Research Program on Latin America, 2008, The Scientific Committee for Europe and North America of the UNESCO Forum on Higher Education: Member 2004-2007; reappointed 2008- 

Committee appointed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Study the coordination and promotion of research on Latin America: Member 2007

Scandinavian Consortium for Organizational Research (Scancor), Stanford University: Board member 2003-2007 (2008), Member Extended Board 2008-

The Norwegian Journal of Political Science (Norsk statsvitenskapelig tidsskrift): Editor (with Audun Offerdal) 1998-2000

The Norwegian Political Science Association (Norsk statsvitenskapelig forening):    1) Member, executive board 1999-2003, 2) Member organizing committee for the Annual Conference of the Norwegian Political Science Association, Bergen, May 27-28, 1999

The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR): Official Representative and member of the Council 1989-1998

NIFU (Norwegian Institute for Studies in Research and Higher Education), Deputy member of Board 1999-2001

 

Higher Education Learning Ourcomes. Member of the research team. Collaboration with NIFU: Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education. Funding: The Research Council of Norway (2012-2015).

Kvalitet og samspill: UH-sektoren og samfunnet.
Member of the research team. Collaboration with NIFU: Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education. Funding: The Ministry of Education and Research (2012-2015).

Transforming Universities in Europe (TRUE). Project Director. Funding: The European Science Foundation (ESF) Collaborative Research Project (2009 – 2013). Participant national projects from France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland and the UK.

Steering of Universities (SUN). Project Director for the Norwegian Research Team. Funding: European Union PRIME Program of Excellence (2006-2007). Participant National Research Teams from France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and the UK.

Kvalitetsreformen – et nytt kunnskapsregime i norsk høyere utdanning? (The Quality Reform – A New Knowledge Regime on Norwegian Higher Education?).  Member of the research group. Funding: The Research Council of Norwa (2002-2007).

Autonomy, Transparency, Management – the Norwegian Hospital Reform. Member of the research group. Funding: The Research Council of Norway (2002-2006).

The South African Norwegian Tertiary Education Development Project. Advisor and member of the research group.Funding: NORAD-The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (2002-2005).

Comparative Policy Design Project. Co-Director. Funding: Norwegian Research Center in Organization and Management (LOS-Senteret:1998-2003). Participant researchers from Canada, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and the USA .

Universities as Sites of Citizenship Project. Member of the Contact Group representing the University of Bergen. The Project was a Collaborative University Project of The Higher Education and Research Committee (CC-HER) of the Council of Europe (2000). Participant universities from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and USA.

Utdanningspolitikk og utdanningsorganisering i kunnskapssamfunnet (Educational Policy and  Educational Organization in the Knowledge Society). Director. Funding: The Meltzer Fund, University of Bergen 1997-2000.

Evalueringen av SV-fakultetet (The Evaluation of the Faculty of Social Science). Project Director. Funding: University of Bergen 1997-1999. Kjønn og universitet i Norden (Gender and University in the Nordic Countries). Director. Nordic Research Project. Funding: Nordisk Ministeråd (1997).

International Research Project on Higher Education Reform. Co-Director. Funding: The Research Council of Norway, The Swedish Council on Research on Higher Education, and The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation (1995-2000). Participant Universities: University of Bergen, Brunel University and Göteborgs Universitet.

Evaluering av Høyskolereformen (Evaluation of the State College Reform). Member of the research group comissioned by The Research Council of Norway for this research project. Funded by the Research Council of Norway (1996-1998).

Utdanningssystemet som styringsarena (The Educational System as a Policy Arena). Director.  Funding: The LOS-Program of The Research Council of Norway (1992-1996).

Forvaltningen og svaktstilte brukere (Public Administration and Poor Social Groups).  Member of the planning and research group for the Program. Funding: Research Council of Norway for Research on Social Planning (RFSP: 1981-83).