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Call for applications for the position of IAU Secretary General

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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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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

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

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

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-...
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...