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News from IAU

The Africa region update is available on the WHED Portal

The IAU secretariat updates information in the WHED Portal ( on an ongoing basis focusing each year on one specific region or geographical area. We are pleased to announce that the update of the Africa region (according to the specific UNESCO definition) is now available online on...

Brand New IAU Website: Coming up soon!

The IAU is in the process of renewing its website. The new site will showcase more efficiently IAU activities, publications, events and partnerships. It will also provide a better visibility for its members. IAU is looking forward to welcoming you on it brand new website soon!

The call for applications for the Rockefeller Bellagio Center Academic Writing Residencies is now open!

IAU is pleased to offer its members a unique opportunity to expand their work and put forward the value of academics’ contributions to the development of society. IAU supports the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Academic Writing Residency Programme which welcomes scholars, researchers,...

Call for applications for the position of IAU Deputy Secretary General

IAU is pleased to bring the call for applications for the position of IAU Deputy Secretary General to your attention. The person to be hired will work in close collaboration with Dr van‘t Land, IAU Secretary General. The Deputy Secretary General will collaborate on the development, implementation...

News from Members

On April 26-28, 2018, the University of Porto will host the 2018 Rectors’ Conference entitled University 5.0 – Bridging people and technology. This is the 6th edition of a series of EUNIS Rectors’...
Nomination process is now open for the NAFSA 2018 Senator Paul Simon Award. The award recognizes colleges and universities that are making significant, well-planned, well-executed and well-documented...