Italian Centre for Research on Universities & HE Systems

Matteo Turri

Member of Scientific Board

Matteo Turri is PhD in Management. He is presently associate professor of public management at the Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM)- Università degli studi di Milano.

Research and relevant scientific production of Matteo centres on: (a) Management aspects in the European higher education sector with particular reference to governance systems, funding, change and the relationship between government bodies and universities; (b) Evaluation and control systems in public administration, focusing attention on the organisational effects of their implementation (the use of output, organisational consequences and degeneration); (c) Management of public sector organisations; (d) quality assurance and evaluation in higher education sector.

In the field of quality assurance Matteo has had several assignments in Italian universities: at present he is president of the Evaluation Board of Università Ca’ Foscari of Venice and University of Macerata; he is a component of the Evaluation Board of the universities of Torino, Trento and Ferrara; in the past he was a member of the Evaluation Board of the University of Milan and University of Bologna.

He is advisor for the Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes (ANVUR).

Papers have been published on: Research policy, Higher Education, Quality in higher education, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Higher education Policy, Journal of Further and Higher Education, Tertiary Education and Management, Quality & quantity, International Journal of Public Administration.


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