Doctoral Programme on Studies on Higher Education
Universities of Aveiro and Porto
Governance, Higher Education Reforms, Professionals.
Sofia Bruckmann holds a PhD degree on Studies on Higher Education from the Universities of Aveiro and Porto, and is presently a Researcher at the Center for Research in Higher Education Policies (CIPES). Her PhD project focused on the topic of change at governance and management level in higher education institutions, introduced in Portugal by a new legal framework for higher education (RJIES) in 2007. Her research interests focus on higher education governance, public reforms (specifically those occurred in higher education) and on the role of professionals in higher education institutions.