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In the context of the internationalization of education, universities have a key role in forming specialists who meet the growing need and requirements of the new digital and innovative economy. In this regard, new forms of interaction between higher education organizations on the international level - university networks - are emerging and developing. The article presents the results of research of information on international university networks. Thus, 33 international networks of universities, including 13 associations, 12 networks, 8 consortiums were selected according to specific requirements (international, functioning for at least 2 years, the existence of cooperation agreements between the network structures, the presence of more than 4 structures), examined and analyzed. The analysis of networks by various criteria has been carried out. The conclusions about the efficiency of functioning of university networks are presented in the article.

A A Oganesyan

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Oganesyan A.A., Cand. Econ. Sci., PhD in Management sciences, leading specialist of the Russian- French center for education and consulting of the Institute of Public service and management of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.

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