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Year 07.2020 
Volume 12 
Issue 2

The Mission of the Higher Education and Science System and the Mission of a University

Jan Izdebski
Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II

07.2020 12 (2) Krytyka Prawa. Niezależne studia nad prawem

DOI 10.7206/kp.2080-1084.382

Abstract

The legislative changes that take place in the area of higher education and science pose new challenges to higher education institutions and create a new framework of verification of their teaching and research activity. Among the many significantly changing aspects of functioning of the system of higher education and science, the definition of the mission of this system seems to be particularly interesting. The new Higher Education and Science Law Act imposes important regulations in this domain. Defining the mission of the system of higher education and science
refers directly to the values lying at the heart of the activity of institutions of higher education and science, including universities in particular. A defined mission of a university ensures a reference to the tradition and the position of this university in the social system, characterises its identity, and indicates the values the university protects and promotes in its activity. Also, a defined mission statement points to a university’s main goals set on the future and the environment in which it
functions. In this area, defining the mission is also one of the instruments used to manage a university.

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The Mission of the Higher Education and Science System and the Mission of a University. (2020). The Mission of the Higher Education and Science System and the Mission of a University. Krytyka Prawa. Niezależne Studia Nad Prawem, 12(2), 79-88. https://doi.org/10.7206/kp.2080-1084.382 (Original work published 07.2020AD)

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“The Mission Of The Higher Education And Science System And The Mission Of A University”. 07.2020AD. Krytyka Prawa. Niezależne Studia Nad Prawem, vol. 12, no. 2, 2020, pp. 79-88.

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“The Mission Of The Higher Education And Science System And The Mission Of A University”. Krytyka Prawa. Niezależne Studia Nad Prawem, Krytyka Prawa. Niezależne studia nad prawem, 12, no. 2 (2020): 79-88. doi:10.7206/kp.2080-1084.382.