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  • The World University of Bangladesh (WUB) appoints Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor

    The World University of Bangladesh (WUB) announces the appointment of Professor Abdul Mannan Choudhury as Vice-Chancellor, this is his third time in office, and Professor Nurul Islam as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
    Professor Choudhury completed his Masters in Business Administration in Marketing from Manchester Business School and a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management from London, United Kingdom. He has worked previously in two prestigious universities such as University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and the Bayero University of Kano, Nigeria. He has more than 80 publications and around 40 years of teaching experience. As for Professor Nurul Islam, he completed his Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Prior to joining WUB, he served as a Vice-Chancellor at the Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail, Bangladesh. Professor Nurul Islam has been engaged with the education industry for nearly 45 years.




  • IIE PEER

    The Institute of International Education (IIE), an IAU Affiliate Member, has expanded its Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (PEER), a low-bandwidth database providing information on higher education degree and non-degree programmes aimed to support Syrian students. From 28 May, IIE PEER will expand its services to other refugee and displaced student populations. More




  • University of Oslo - MOOC on Academic Freedom

    The MOOC "Dangerous Questions: Why Academic Freedom Matters" is an interactive online course starting 4 June 2018.
    You will be able to discuss academic freedom and other core university values with other learners from around the world. University students and staff are the main target groups, but the course is free of charge and open to all. Register today!

    On 13 June 2018, the University of Ljubljana is hosting of the launch event of the MOOC "Dangerous Questions: Why Academic Freedom Matters". Registration deadline for the event 21 May 2018. Further information and registration




  • Magna Charta Observatory - Paris Workshop

    Magna Charta Observatory is pleased to announce a Paris Workshop to take place on 23 May 2018. To learn more about it: https://eventi.unibo.it/mco-conference-integrity-paris-may2018. IAU invites you to sign onto the Declaration here




  • UNICA Rectors Seminar

    UNICA is organising the Rectors Seminar "Networking of University Networks: Synergy of Partnership", which will be hosted by the University of Belgrade, 24-25 May 2018, as part of the University’s 210th founding anniversary celebrations. This Rectors Seminar will address the added value and novel forms of inter-university cooperation and discuss the reasons for the increasing interest in working in partnerships and forming strategic university alliances, partially prompted by the new "European Universities" initiative. The participation is free of charge, and participants are kindly requested to register by Friday, 11 May 2018. More information on the event page.




  • IUG Opens Women’s Studies Center

    Within the framework of the project "Strengthening Higher Education Capacities in Palestine for Gender Equality" SHE_GE, Islamic University of Gaza (IGU) has recently opened the Women’s Studies Center. The Center will be managed by the Faculty of Education as one of its 5 centers and it aims at providing the community with specialised and unique services for women. IUG established partnership with University of Graz in this project. Read More




  • Central European University (CEU) condemns attempt to intimidate academics and NGOs

    CEU strongly condemns the listing of academics, employees of non-governmental organizations and journalists in Figyelo magazine. CEU president considers the publication of such list as : "a flagrant attempt at intimidation that is dangerous for academic freedom and therefore for all of Hungarian academic life.” Read more




  • University of Bergen - PhD Summer Research School on Global Challenges

    About one hundred PhD candidates, researchers and policy makers from around the world will gather in Bergen from 11-21 June, 2018 to attend the annual Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS). This year, six disciplinary courses focusing on priority settings in global health; global food insecurity; cultural heritage in the digital age; food security and the oceans, rights as political tools; and ecology and ethics, will be offered.




  • CIEP appoints new Director

    M. Pierre-François Mourier, a former French Ambassador to Slovenia has been appointed new director of CIEP on 26 February 2018. More




  • International Conference on Family Business and Entrepreneurship

    Kardan university is co-hosting, together with President University, an International Conference on Family Business and Entrepreneurship. It will take place from 2 to 4 May in Indonesia. Learn more on the conference website.

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