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In this paper, first, educational crisis in higher education and the changing paradigm are analyzed by using the relevant literature. In this framework, in line with the priorities, conditions and demands of information revolution, knowledge society and knowledge economy as well as the responsibilities, functions and management of higher education are examined. The paper then focuses on the reasons, which impose change in higher education, and looks at the structural, institutional and functional developments and trends. After this conceptual and theoretical analysis, developments and initiatives of higher education area in the European Union are being described. In this context, major stages, qualifications,