Background of creation of regional supporting university on the platform of Tver state university

The paper presents the author’s view on the problem of creation of regional supporting universities. On the example of the Tver region it was shown that the selection of a strong university in the region from existing ones has clear competitive advantages and creates the basis for its faster growth. The paper contains results of the survey of the regional expert community to the problem of creation of the regional supporting university, which confirms the thesis about the significant relevance of the changes proposed by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science

Keywords: regional support university, reorganization, education, science, innovation, productivity, reform


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