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  • CIHE - The Summer 2022 issue (# 111) of International Higher Education is now available

    As ever, International Higher Education (IHE) offers analysis on a wide range of higher education topics. In this issue, you will find:
    - Three feature sections - one on resilience and the climate crisis; one on students; and one on the academic profession
    - Articles addressing some of the main challenges of our complex and difficult times, such as geopolitical tensions, the role of edtech, and the importance of sustainable financing models.
    - Contributions addressing particular geographic contexts, including Ireland, Kazakhstan and São Paulo (Brazil)
    The entire issue as well as the individual articles can be found at : International Higher Education - Summer Issue No. 111 (2022)




  • Association of African Universities (AAU) - World Conference on Education and Restitution

    The Association of African Universities (AAU) launches a call for participation to the World Conference on Education and Restitution, which is the successor of the virtual annual AAU Academic Diaspora Homecoming Summit. This Conference is being organized in collaboration with the Pan African Heritage World and UNESCO and will be held from August 30 to September 1, 2022 under the theme: The Past, the Present and the Future: Afrofuturism and Africa’s Development.
    The Conference will be a hybrid model, with the physical meeting held at the Secretariat of the AAU in Accra, Ghana.
    Registration link : https://bit.ly/3sClx5U
    Conference website : https://namo.aau.org/diaspora-conference/




  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - 2nd open call - 15th International Conference on Energy and Climate Change

    The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens launches a call for abstracts for the 15th International Conference on Energy and Climate Change, taking place on 12-14 October in Athens, Greece. Deadline for submission: 5 July 2022.
    More details at: https://promitheasconference.wordpress.com/




  • IAU New Members in June 2022

    We are pleased to welcome eight new Members :

    1/ Higher Institut of Commerce of Kisangani, (ISC-Kisangani), Congo DRC
    2/ UArctic(University of the Arctic), Finland
    3/ Reva University, India
    4/ Francis Marion University, USA
    5/ Attahadi Medical Al-Ahlia University (Attahadi University), Lybia
    6/ International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
    7/ University of Abuja, Nigeria
    8/ Dokuz Eylul University, Türkiye

    IAU thanks them for joining the Association and for their engagement toward the Higher Education Community.
    For more information about becoming an IAU member please refer to the IAU Membership page : https://www.iau-aiu.net/Members








  • CIHE - Hans de Wit Fellowship for early career researchers in higher education

    CIHE is delighted to announce the launch of a new fellowship program, established with seed funding from World Education Services in honor of Former CIHE Director Hans de Wit, to support the academic mobility of early career researchers in the field of higher education studies. The Hans de Wit Fellowship will support one researcher per year to spend a semester at CIHE.
    Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year are due no later than August 15, 2022. Although any early career researcher is welcome to apply, preference will be given to applicants from marginalized backgrounds, including those with refugee status, those based in the Global South and those from traditionally under-represented backgrounds.
    Full details are available on the CIHE website :
    https://www.bc.edu/content/bc-web/schools/lynch-school/sites/cihe/about/network/visiting-scholars/de-wit-fellowship.html




  • AAU Secretary General attented the University of Toronto-Africa Partnership Meeting

    Professor Olusola Oyewole, the Secretary General of the Association of African Universities, joined eminent African Higher Education leaders to deliberate on the University of Toronto-Africa partnership initiative in Toronto, Canada. The event themed “Partnership for Mutual Excellence and Inclusive Impact” took place on Thursday, 23 June 2022 and was organized by the University of Toronto Scarborough and the Office of the Vice President International under the guidance of the Presidential International Council for Africa. Key African institutions that were represented included the African Research Universities Alliance, Association of the Development of Education in Africa, Ashesi University, African Leadership University, Amref International University, Addis Ababa University, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (an IAU member), the diplomatic community and other distinguished institutions.
    More information : https://aau.org/2022/06/secretary-general-participates-in-the-university-of-toronto-africa-partnership-meeting/




  • Autonomus University of Chiapas - Virtual Conference on Internationalization of HE in Latin America

    The Autonomus University of Chiapas invites you to the second edition of the "Foro Virtual Internacional "La Internacionalización en la Educación Superior en América Latina" on 23 and 24 June 2022.
    Access links:
    June 23 : https://cutt.ly/2doForo_Internacionalizacion-dia1
    June 24 : https://cutt.ly/2doForo_Internacionalizacion-dia2

    The conference language is Spanish. More information in the attached flyer (in Spanish).




  • Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México - International forum "World Universities: National Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development" - MONDIACULT, UNESCO 2022

    Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México launches a call for papers for the international forum “World Universities: National Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development” that they will be hosting within the agenda of MONDIACULT, UNESCO 2022. The event will take place at the university premises in Mexico City on September 26-27, 2022.
    The forum will have a hybrid modality : virtual/on-site.
    Registration for interested speakers can be submitted on the website : mondiacultuniversidades.org. Papers must be submitted through the microsite no later than August 26, 2022. Contact for any questions or comments : [email protected]




  • IAU New Members - Mai 2022

    We are pleased to welcome three new Members :

    1/Symbiosis International (Deemed University), India
    2/Universidad Tecnológica de Aguascalientes, Mexico
    3/Universidad de la República,, Uruguay

    IAU thanks them for joining the Association and for their engagement toward the Higher Education Community.
    For more information about becoming an IAU member please refer to the IAU Membership page : https://www.iau-aiu.net/Members






  • NUSCT Declarations

    Rectors and rectors’ delegates from the 11 universities members of the Network of Universities of Small Countries and Territories (NUSCT) gathered on 3 May, 2022, at the University of Greenland to celebrate the 4th rectors’ annual meeting of the Network.
    At this meeting NUSCT members agreed upon the following declarations: 1. to lobby tech companies and respective governments to ensure that AI applications include languages employed in the countries and territories in their Network ; 2. to renew the NUSCT condemnation of the Russian Armed Forces aggression against Ukraine, calling for an immediate halt to the suffering and destruction being caused.
    Please read the two declarations, attached below:

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