1. Organisational identities, boundaries, and change processes of technical universities; Katarina Larsen, Lars Geschwind & Anders Broström.- 2. Technical Universities: A Historical Perspective; Lars Geschwind & Anders Broström.- 3. Are some technical universities better than others?; Mats Benner.- 4. The position of technical universities within changing frameworks of institutional organisation and steering: the case of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Agnete Vabø & Liv Langfeldt.- 5. Understanding the development of technical universities in Poland; Dominik Antonowicz.- 6. Formalised boundaries between polytechnics and technical universities: experiences from Portugal and Finland; Teresa Carvalho and Sara Diogo.- 7. Technical Universities in Germany: On Justification of the Higher Education and Research Markets; Christian Schneijderberg.- 8. Integrating the academic and professional values in engineering education - ideals and tensions; Kristina Edström.- 9. Technical identity in a merger process - between a rock and a hard place; Tea Vellamo, Elias Pekkola, Taru Siekkinen & Yuzhuo Cai.- 10. Engineering academisation: the transition of lower level engineering education from upper secondary school level to higher education; Per Fagrell and Lars Geschwind.- 11. Double degree programmes in engineering and education-two cases from Swedish technical universities; Mikael Cronhjort & Lars Geschwind.- 12. Concluding discussion: The past, present, and future of technical universities; Anders Broström, Lars Geschwind, Katarina Larsen.