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Purge in Turkey extended to academia

The IAU decries the latest steps taken by the Turkish government which has now suspended thousands of staff members in the Education Ministry, while the University Council (YOK) ordered more than 1500 rectors and deans of universities to resign. This is in complete contradiction to the principles...

Highlights from the Press - Published July 2016

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IAU Highlights from the Press is a monthly press and media review produced to keep IAU Members and the higher education community up-to-date on higher education news worldwide. This issue covers June 2016 and includes articles from 28 different countries grouped into the IAU thematic areas.

Partnership with L’Etudiant

L’Etudiant, the leading French education media group, especially dedicated to 15-24 year old students, will hold its annual Study Abroad Fair in Paris on 28 & 29 January 2017. For the 20th anniversary of this event and in the frame of the partnership with IAU, L’Etudiant offers all IAU Member...

Early-bird registration for the IAU 15th General Conference is open!

Early-bird registration is open on the IAU 15th General Conference website: and ends on 15 August. The Conference will focus on “Higher Education: A catalyst for innovative and sustainable societies” and will take place in Bangkok, Thailand from 13-16 November....

News from Members

The UOC organizes the European Leadership School in Barcelona, 14-18 November 2016. It is aimed at heads and directors of European higher education institutions – presidents, rectors, vice presidents...
The Time Higher Education and the University of Antonio Nariño invite you to attend the first Latin America Universities Summit that they are organizing from 6 to 8 July 2016 at the Hotel Bogota...