JOURNAL OF BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF AERONAUTICS AND A ›› 2010, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (2): 105-108.

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History Characteristics and Realistic Function of Strengthening a Country through Higher Education ——China Stands on the Threshold of Becoming a Great Power through Higher Education

LIU Zu-liang, ZHAO Qiang   

  1. School of Public Administration, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing 100191, China
  • Received:2009-05-26 Online:2010-03-25 Published:2010-05-10


The idea of strengthening a country through higher education has been practiced in Europe and the U.S. for more than 200 years, making many countries grow prosperous. In 21st century, there will new huge waves of country strengthening by higher education among the developing countries. 30 years of reform and development have laid a solid foundation for the implementation of China to build stronger national higher education and to promote China-s power through higher education. In this paper, the main purpose is to give you an overview about the concept of strengthening a country through higher education, the development characteristics and how it is practiced in China,thus providing reference for our country-s strategic planning.

Key words: strengthening a country through higher education, history characteristics, realistic function

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