Science, Technologies, Innovations №4(24) 2022, 52-66 p

Balanchuk I. S. — Head of the Sector of Ukrainian Institute of Scientific and Technical Expertise and Information, Antonovicha Str., 180, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03150; +38 (044) 521-09-81;; ORCID: 0000-0002-5179-7350


Abstract. Long before the emergence of modern research universities, in society, it became necessary to create educational institutions of an absolutely new type: with the latest approaches and methods to the principles of teaching; with mechanisms for mastering knowledge, modern by that time; with the structure of transferring acquired experience into practical activities. Thus, based on the conclusions of many specialists, scientists, teachers, it were developed and presented general and specific recommendations for the opening and development of such educational institutions, which we now call institutions of higher education of an innovative type, or research universities. The purpose of this article was to study the specifics of the functioning of research institutions by analyzing the features of the organization of their work, the main tasks, key problems and expected results of activities. The main scientific method used in this work was a system-analytical method, using which the main prerequisites for the creation of a research university were determined, as well as a holistic structure of the activities of such an institution of higher education in order to present practical recommendations for opening innovative institutions in Ukraine. The main results obtained in the course of this study can be identified as follows: determination of the characteristics of the “triple helix” model in the work of research universities; characteristics of the basic tasks, goals and problems in the work of such institutions; providing relevant proposals for the development of the concept of creating a research university in Ukraine. The results of this scientific work and the conclusions obtained in the course of the presented study can be used for further practical scientific research on this topic, as well as for: teachers and students of higher education in the specialty history, pedagogy, educational technology.

Keywords: institution of higher education, strategy, innovations, scientific projects, professional activity.


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