The Hybridization of Vocational Training and Higher Education in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland

By Lukas Graf

In reforming their often praised systems of collective skill formation, Austria, Germany, and Switzerland have relied on hybridization at the nexus of vocational training and higher education. This historical and organizational study traces institutionalist developments, from the 1960s to today's era of Europeanization - the Bologna and Copenhagen processes. Contents include: Analyzing Hybridization at the Nexus of Vocational Training (VET) and Higher Education (HE) * Germany: The Transformation of the Dual Principle through Dual Study Programs * Comparison: Hybridization at the Nexus of VET and HE in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.


304 pages

Publication Date: 10/23/2013
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783863880439