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IAU New Strategic Plan

IAU pursues a new 4-year Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan was adopted during the 15th IAU General Conference in November 2016. It deepens IAU’s focus on four key higher education challenges, namely Leadership, Internationalization, Sustainable Development, Information and Communications...

IAU New Year Greetings

Newly-elected IAU President, Board as well as all of us in the Secretariat wish you health, peace and happiness in 2017. Download IAU New Year Greeting Card

Successful IAU 15th General Conference- Speakers’ presentations available online

From November 13 to 16, the IAU held its 15th General Conference in Bangkok which was hosted by a consortium of Thai universities. More than 300 participants from 85 nations worldwide took part in the event and engaged in lively debates on “Higher Education as a catalyst for innovative and...

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...

News from Members

Technological Educational Institute of Athens (Greece) will organise a three days international meeting from 27th to 29th March 2017, under the title “International Days for Higher Education,...
The School of Science at the University of Tokyo, Japan launches a call for application to the following study abroad programs: GLOBAL SCIENCE GRADUATE COURSE (GSGC) : An international graduate...