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A University of the Future by Dieter Berstecher, Jacques Drèze, Gabriel Fragnière, Yves

By Dieter Berstecher, Jacques Drèze, Gabriel Fragnière, Yves Guyot, Collette Hambye, Ignace Hecquet, Jean Jadot, Jean Ladrière, Nicholas Rouche (auth.)

In instituting its potential experiences the ecu Cultural Founda­ tion has to a point long gone opposed to culture. beforehand those that have been deeply devoted to the assumption of a ecu group appeared into the previous instead of into the longer term for bases on which the com­ munity should be built-in. despite the fact that, if we need a eu society to develop into a truth it has to be equipped at the foundation of shared basic values. nearly all of guides facing a unified or inte­ grated Europe have before authorised that this beginning warrantly­ ing the steadiness of a destiny ecu society might be present in convinced universal components of the heritage of the eu international locations. The futurological stories instituted through the eu Cultural Foun­ dation haven't rejected this mode of procedure outright. they've got revered the ancient framework integral to any futurological venture. however the learn and discussions of the teams operating in the framework of Plan Europe 2000 supply expanding aid to the conviction expressed through Gaston Deurinck within the first phrases of his advent to the current research: "The destiny doesn't exist .. thf> destiny is to be created, and ahead of being created, it has to be conceived, it needs to be invented, and eventually willed" ..

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The following reasons may be given for this increasing interaction: 34 Jean Ladriere, Jacques Dreze, Jean] adot and Nicolas Rouche 1) The resources placed at the disposal of the university by society are considerable, due as much to the increase in the number of students and the greater effort made to organise research, as to the increasing costs of research installations and staff. These resources are transferred from the community to the university via the state. The latter naturally wishes to control the use made of these resources.

PART III: PRESENT TRENDS IN GROUP ATTITUDES AND PRESSURES 7. THE DEMANDS OF VARIOUS GROUPS After this prospective study of the tasks of the university we must examine the trends which are at present affecting the university and the dynamic tendencies proper to these trends. They are represented by the "demands" which are made on the university by certain specific groups. The dynamic impetus of these trends is determined by the pressures which these groups are capable of exerting. " The "leaders" have to realise objectives (dictated by those values which are incorporated in our civilisation and which are more or less accepted by the community as a whole) subject to more or less strict constraints.

A third consideration is that a considerable increase in leisure time may be expected. This must be accompanied by a corresponding growth in cultural opportunities. Science certainly represents one of the main dimensions of a culture which truly reflects the possibilities of the human mind. The university must be able to contribute to making science accessible to everyone, at all times and in the free-est and most disinterested fashion. A ims and purposes ot the university in Europe in the year 2000 29 A fourth and final consideration is that if we want people to be really able to develop in conformity with their own inclinations and aptitudes, it must be made possible for them to change the direction of their study at any moment.

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