This article addresses some problems associated with the redistribution of authority from the central level to the regional level to in the field of education. The main goal of the regional educational system is to provide an individual with quality educational services. In this context, the article examines the accessibility of higher education in Lugansk region particularly. In our opinion, it is necessary to optimise the system of higher education by creating autonomous educational centres each of which would consist of the head university, and a group of branch institutes and colleges.
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