• E-mailMartina.Vukasovic@uib.no
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Multi-level multi-actor and multi-issue governance processes, primarily in the knowledge policy domains (higher education and research).
Specifically interested in the role of European stakeholder organizations in interest intermediation and policy transfer across governance levels, as well as the relationship between policy coordination and policy convergence.

Academic article
  • 2019. Is the Europe of Knowledge the talk of the town? Exploring how members of the European Parliament refer to higher education. European Journal of Education. 103-116.
  • 2018. University alliances in the Europe of knowledge: Positions, agendas and practices in policy processes. European Educational Research Journal. 349-364.
  • 2018. Tackling the multi-actor and multi-level complexity of European governance of knowledge: Transnational actors in focus. European Educational Research Journal. 325-334.
  • 2018. Higher education policy dynamics in turbulent times – access to higher education for refugees in Europe. Studies in Higher Education.
  • 2017. Stakeholder organizations in the European higher education area: exploring transnational policy dynamic. Policy & Society: Journal of public, foreign and global policy. 109-126.
  • 2017. Not all markets are created equal: Re-conceptualizing market elements in higher education. . Higher Education. 855-870.
  • 2017. Higher Education Governance and Policy: An Introduction to Multi-issue, Multi-level, and Multi-actor Dynamics. Policy & Society: Journal of public, foreign and global policy. 1-15.
  • 2017. Europeanization, cross-national policy transfer or opportunism of domestic policy entrepreneurs? A comparative study of impact of European initiatives in higher education. . Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. 269-287.
  • 2015. Concluding comments: when international, European and domestic influences collide. European Journal of Higher Education. 96-106.
  • 2014. When and how does Europe matter? Higher education policy change in Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia. Higher Education Policy. 403-423.
  • 2014. Universities and Public Contestation during Social and Political Crises: Belgrade University in the 1990s. PS: Political Science and Politics. 44-63.
  • 2014. Institutionalisation of internal quality assurance: focusing on institutional work and the significance of disciplinary differences. Quality in Higher Education. 44-63.
  • 2013. Change of higher education in response to European pressures: Conceptualization and operationalization of Europeanization of higher education. Higher Education. 311-324.
  • 2013. And Now for Something Completely Different? Re-Examining Hybrid Steering Approaches in Higher Education. Higher Education Policy. 447-461.
  • 2013. Quest for Quality for Students. Survey on students' perspectives. .
  • 2012. European integration in higher education in the Western Balkan countries (WBC): A review of literature. .
  • 2011. European integration and the transformation of higher education. .
  • 2016. Multi-level multi-actor dynamics of European knowledge policy-making.
Academic lecture
  • 2018. Policy coordination and policy convergence in the Nordics.
  • 2018. Is Europe losing its mojo? Exploring the European side of differentiated integration in HE.
  • 2017. Regional policy coordination and policy convergence in higher education.
  • 2017. Inter-institutional Tensions in Multi-level Governance of Higher Education: European and National Level Ideas, Capabilities and Realities.
  • 2015. Comparing regionalisms within Europe: Balkans, Baltics, Benelux and Nordics in the context of multi-level governance.
  • 2013. Studying organizational change in higher educationin a multi-level governance context: Theoretical and methodological implications of using institutional theory.
  • 2013. Exploring patterns of participation of collective and individual actors in the Bologna Process: Implications for the analysis of European and national HE policy dynamics.
  • 2012. The role of European initiatives in higher education for national policy dynamics: cases of Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia.
  • 2012. Between domestic concerns, policy transfer and Europeanization:Policy change with respect to internal organizational structure of universities in Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia.
  • 2011. Network dynamics of the Bologna process.
  • 2011. Europeanization of higher education systems and institutions: Theoretical expectations and empirical findings.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • 2017. Policy Analysis of Structural Reforms in Higher Education. Processes and Outcomes. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • 2014. The Re-Institutionalization of Higher Education in the Western Balkans: The Interplay between European Ideas, Domestic Policies, and Institutional Practices. Peter Lang Publishing Group.
  • 2012. Effects of Higher Education Reforms: Change Dynamics. Brill|Sense.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2019. The Looseness of Loose Coupling: The Use and Misuse of “Loose Coupling” in Higher Education Research. 19 pages.
  • 2019. Analysing policy positions of stakeholder organizations in higher education: What, how and why? 17 pages.
  • 2018. What kind of quality assurance leads to improved performance and accountability? The views of European students. 11 pages.
  • 2018. Stakeholder organizations and multi-level governance of higher education. . 18 pages.
  • 2018. Multi-level, Multi-actor and Multi-issue Dimensions of Governance of the European Higher Education Area, and Beyond. 14 pages.
  • 2018. European level policy dynamics in higher education. 7 pages.
  • 2017. Structural reform in higher education: An introduction. . 28 pages.
  • 2017. Structural reform in European higher education: concluding reflections. 19 pages.
  • 2017. Partial horizontal differentiation in Croatian higher education: How ideas, institutions and interests affect the policy process. 22 pages.
  • 2016. Contestation over integration and autonomy of universities in the former Yugoslavia: how global and European ideas are used in domestic politics. 19 pages.
  • 2014. Quality assurance in Croatia and Serbia: Analysis of Changes of Policy and Internal Organizational Practices. 24 pages.
  • 2014. Introduction. 10 pages.
  • 2014. How Can and How Does Europe Matter? 42 pages.
  • 2014. Epilogue. 4 pages.
  • 2014. Dynamics of voluntary coordination: actors and networks in the Bologna Process. 29 pages.
  • 2013. Higher education policy dynamics in a multi-level governance context: Comparative study of four post-Communist countries. 26 pages.
  • 2012. Europeanization of the Education Function of Universities: Preliminary Comparison of Norway and Poland. 18 pages.
  • 2012. Change Dynamics and Education Reforms: Effects on Education, Research, Governance and Academic Profession. 20 pages.
  • 2010. Strategic Planning and Policy Formation. 16 pages.
  • 2010. INEQUALITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION: Definitions, Measurements, Inferences. The Serbian Case. 16 pages.
  • 2010. Finance and Public Accountability. 10 pages.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • 2011. Mechanisms of Change in Higher Education Institutions. Leadership and Governance in Higher Education. Handbook for Decision-makers and Administrators.
  • 2011. Governance of Higher Education in the Countries and Territories of Former Yugoslavia Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” and Kosovo. Leadership and Governance in Higher Education. Handbook for Decision-makers and Administrators.

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