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Call for applications for the position of IAU Secretary General

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2017/02/06
The International Association of Universities (IAU) seeks a new Secretary General. The candidate should be a high-energy individual with international experience at a senior level, interested in strengthening the central role of higher education in meeting local and global societal challenges,...

IAU/Palgrave/Copernicus Alliance Prize in Higher Education Policy Research 2016-2017 Essay Competition launched

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2017/02/06
The 2016-2017 edition of the Prize Essay Competition has been launched. The new competition is open to both Members of IAU and of the COPERNICUS Alliance and two prizes, valued at €2,000 each, will be awarded: one each to the most outstanding essay received from a researcher/scholar from an IAU...

Guide to Higher Education in the ASEAN Region

2017/02/06
On the occasion of the IAU 15th General Conference, held in Bangkok, Thailand in November 2016, a booklet entitled Higher Education in ASEAN was published. It showcases the higher education systems and institutions of the 10 ASEAN countries and provides a quick and comparable overview of the...

IAU calls for the withdrawal of the order banning citizens of 7 countries from entering the US

2017/02/06
The International Association of Universities (IAU) deplores the recent executive order to ban citizens of 7 countries from entering the US, signed by US President Trump. This order has a very high human cost and affects students, researchers and academic staff of many IAU member universities...

News from Members

2017/02/15
The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is pleased to announce that Dr Joanna Newman has been appointed as the next Secretary General of the organisation. Dr Joanna Newman, currently Vice-...
2017/01/26
Under the auspices of the University of Sadat City, the Fourth International Conference on Environmental Studies and Research (ICESR 4), will address the theme "Smart Sustainable Environment". It...