The European University Association is today issuing a new "autonomy scorecard" that compares the autonomy given to university systems throughout Europe. The rankings are in four areas: organizational, financial, staffing and academic autonomy. Following are the countries where the higher education systems have the most and least autonomy.
|Category||3 Most Autonomous (from top)||3 Least Autonomous (from bottom)|
|Organizational||Britain, Denmark, Finland||Luxembourg, Turkey, Greece|
|Financial||Luxembourg, Estonia, Britain||Cyprus, Hesse, Greece|
|Staffing||Estonia, Britain, and three-way tie between Czech Republic, Sweden and Switzerland||Greece, France and tie between Cyprus and Spain|
|Academic||Ireland, Norway, Britain||France, Greece, Lithuania|