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Literary Studies in The Netherlands

Literary Studies in The Netherlands h ans Bertens Literary Studies in e N Th etherlands Comparative literature in e Th Netherlands has been strongly ae ff cted by the so- called “Bologna” agreement, the outcome of a 999 1 summit on higher education during which the member states of the European Union, joined by a substantial number of non-eu nations, some of which have since joined the Union, agreed to create one single—and transparent—model for European higher education by the year 10.20 e Th model that the ministers of education who met in Bologna agreed on is essentially the Anglo-American Bachelor-Master model, with the Bachelor phase taking either three years (in traditional universities) or four years (in professional schools and other institutions of tertiary education that prior to Bologna were not allowed to call themselves universities), and the Master phase taking either one or two years, depending on the generosity of the minister of education in question. It is worth pointing out, by the way, that such generosity is always extended to the sci- ences, but not always to arts and humanities programs. In any case, the enormously diverse and heterogeneous landscape of European higher education has in the new millennium been replaced, or http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Comparatist University of North Carolina Press

Literary Studies in The Netherlands

The Comparatist , Volume 32 – May 24, 2008

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University of North Carolina Press
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Copyright © 2008 the Southern Comparative Literature Association.
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1559-0887

Abstract

h ans Bertens Literary Studies in e N Th etherlands Comparative literature in e Th Netherlands has been strongly ae ff cted by the so- called “Bologna” agreement, the outcome of a 999 1 summit on higher education during which the member states of the European Union, joined by a substantial number of non-eu nations, some of which have since joined the Union, agreed to create one single—and transparent—model for European higher education by the year 10.20 e Th model that the ministers of education who met in Bologna agreed on is essentially the Anglo-American Bachelor-Master model, with the Bachelor phase taking either three years (in traditional universities) or four years (in professional schools and other institutions of tertiary education that prior to Bologna were not allowed to call themselves universities), and the Master phase taking either one or two years, depending on the generosity of the minister of education in question. It is worth pointing out, by the way, that such generosity is always extended to the sci- ences, but not always to arts and humanities programs. In any case, the enormously diverse and heterogeneous landscape of European higher education has in the new millennium been replaced, or

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The ComparatistUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: May 24, 2008

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