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Members

IAU counts four categories of Members: Institutions, Organizations, Affiliates and Associates. Members have specific rights and benefits. Each IAU membership category has a specific set of creteria and application process. IAU gathers more than 650 members from 130 countries.

Institutions

Member Institutions are universities or degree-conferring higher education institutions whose main objective is teaching and research, irrespective of whether or not they carry the name of university. Benefiting from IAU’s complete range of services and able to become active participants in all IAU working groups and activities, they also participate in the election of the President and the Administrative Board.

IAU Observer status can be granted to public or private not-for-profit degree-conferring higher education institutions, which do not yet meet the eligibility criteria for Membership of 3 cohorts of students. The Observer status is valid until the institution graduates three cohorts of students at which time it is admitted to full Institutional Membership. In creating this category, IAU wishes to become more inclusive and to contribute to the development of quality higher education globally.

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Organizations

Since the General Conference held in Durban in 2000, IAU counts Member Organizations. Member Organizations are higher education organizations active on the national, regional or international level. Just like Member Institutions, they are granted full benefits, voting rights, and are represented on the Administrative Board. IAU counts 33 Member Organisations.

- International higher education organizations

- National higher education organizations

Bangladesh
Association of Universities of Bangladesh

Canada
Universités Canada

France
Université virtuelle environnement et développement durable (UVED)

Germany
Bavarian University Alliance (BUA)

Hungary
Hungarian Rector’s Conference

India
Association of Indian Universities

Japan
Association of Private Universities of Japan
Japan Association of National Universities

Mexico
National Association of Universities and Higher Education Institutions (ANUIES)

Nigeria
Committee of Vice-Chancellors (CVC) of Nigerian Federal Universities

Peru
National Association of Universities from Peru

The Netherlands
Association of Universities in the Netherlands

Roumania
The National Council of Rectors in Romania

South Africa
Universities South Africa

Spain
Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities (CRUE)
Associació Catalana d’Universitats Públiques

Sweden
Association of Swedish Higher Education (SUHF)

USA
American Council on Education (ACE)
Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)

Associates

IAU Associates are well-known and respected leaders and experts in higher education who share IAU’s goals and values, and wish to enhance their personal collaboration with the Association. Connected to the information dissemination programme, Associates attend conferences and participate in IAU projects.

- Mr. Jason Laker, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Counselor Education San José State University, San José, CA, U.S.A.
- Dr. H. Ian Macdonald - Président honoraire, Université York, Canada
- Dr. Fava de Moraes - Ancien Recteur, Université de Sao Paulo, Brésil
- Dr. Justin Thorens - Président Honoraire et Ancien Recteur, Université de Genève, Suisse.
- Dr. Agneta Bladh - Former IAU Administrative Board Member and Former Rector of the University of Kalmar,Sweden
- Prof. Clifford Nii Boi Tagoe - Former IAU Administrative Board Member and Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Ghana
- Prof. Is-Haq Oloyede - Former IAU Administrative Deputy Board Member and Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Nigeria
- Prof. J.D. Amin - Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Dutse Nigeria
- Mr. Stefan Delplace - Honorary Secretary General, EURASHE, European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (aisbl)

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