Chapter 1 General Provisions
Universities shall have as their objectives conducting academic research, training and educating highly skilled people, enhancing culture, serving society, and boosting national development.
Universities shall be guaranteed academic freedom and shall enjoy autonomy within the scope of laws and regulations.
In this Act the term “university” refers to a tertiary level educational institution that has been established in accordance with this Act and that confers bachelor’s degrees and higher level degrees.
The competent authority referred to in this Act is the Ministry of Education.