academic community has always been stratified. However, its stratification is changing, as a result of the challenges of the modern age. These challenges are scientific achievements, income changes, the transformation of universitygovernance, the
of universitygovernance, the development of and cooperation with international networks, different interpretations of the roles of generations, or the impact of generational change on the scientific community. Four types of academics have emerged in
, and macro-policy contexts.
In terms of practice, the finding that the indicators of web visibility could serve as proxy measures of university rankings suggests the importance of web visibility in relation to universitygovernance. In other