Professor Nian Cai Liu

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Nian Cai Liu is a Co-Investigator on CGHE Project 8, ‘Local and global public good of higher education: 10 nation study’.

Prof. Liu is currently the Director of the Center for World-Class Universities and the Dean of the School of Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research interests include world-class universities and research universities, university evaluation and academic ranking, globalization and internationalization of higher education. His recent books include “World-Class Universities: Global Trends and Institutional Models” and “China and Europe on the New Silk Road: Connecting Universities Across Eurasia”. He is a member of the editorial/advisory board of several international and national journals, including Research Evaluation, International Higher Education. The Academic Ranking of World Universities, an online publication of his group since 2003, has attracted worldwide attentions.

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