Functions of a University

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    THE efforts of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation during the last two years to promote educational reconstruction in Europe have in recent months assumed fresh importance, and indeed they have been strengthened. As the European recovery programme progresses and the project for Western Union takes shape, the key position of Germany in both becomes more manifest, from the point of view of defence and of economic affairs. Moreover, the place which Germany takes in the new Europe depends not only on the structure of Europe itself but also on the character of the new Germany.

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    Functions of a University. Nature 163, 741–743 (1949) doi:10.1038/163741a0

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