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IAU 2017 International Conference and GMA

Register now for the IAU 2017 International Conference and Global Meeting of Associations (GMA). Please visit the Conference website for detailed programme and registration: Hosted by the University of Ghana and in partnership with the Association of African...

Call for applications for the position of IAU Deputy Secretary General

IAU is pleased to announce the opening of a call for applications for the position of Deputy Secretary General. 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 and...

Call for papers next issue IAU Horizons, vol 22.2, December 2017

Theme: the next issue of the magazine focuses on Academic Freedom and University Autonomy under Threat. Contributions: Authors interested in contributing a paper are invited to submit a proposal including a three line description of the focus of the paper they would wish to contribute. Deadlines...

Higher Education Paving the Way to Sustainable Development: A Global Perspective

The IAU launches the report of its 2016 global survey on Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD). With this publication, the International Association of Universities wants to underline the key role higher education plays in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (...

News from Members

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe was installed as the new Vice Chancellor of Makerere University on 14 September 2017. He took over from Prof. John Ddumba Ssentamu whose five-year term of office elapsed on...
Pieter Duisenberg has been appointed as the new President of the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU). As of 1 October 2017, he will succeed Karl Dittrich who has led the VSNU since...