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International Handbook of Universities 2019

Editors: IAU (Ed.)

  • The most comprehensive and authoritative guide on higher education systems, credentials and institutions around the world
  • Comprehensive: More than 18,400 institutions from over 196 countries and territories
  • Authoritative: Information selected according to official sources in each country and collated by the IAU/UNESCO Information Centre on Higher Education
  • Up-to-date: Information provided directly by institutions as well as national higher education authorities to offer an annually updated reference resource
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First published in 1959 by the International Association of Universities (IAU), the International Handbook of Universities provides detailed information on Education Systems and higher education institutions that offer at least a four-year degree or a four-year professional diploma. This 10-volume set includes information on:

For Education Systems:

  • Description of the higher education system of each country
  • Stages of studies as well as information on distance education
  • Admission criteria, including information for foreign students
  • Quality assurance and recognition systems
  • Contact details for national bodies
For Institutions:
  • Contact details: name, address, telephone, fax, website
  • Historical background, special facilities and publications
  • Degrees and diplomas offered at each level of study
  • Key personnel, including principal academic and administrative officers
  • Description of facilities, schools and departments
  • Valuable information on academic year, admission requirements, academic staff and student numbers

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About the author

Founded in 1950 under the auspices of UNESCO, the International Association of Universities (IAU) is the leading global association of higher education institutions (HEIs) and organisations from around the world. IAU brings together over 650 Members from more than 120 countries. It provides a global forum for debate, cooperation and action for the worldwide higher education community by organizing global networking events, providing advisory training and capacity-building programmes, conducting research and engaging in advocacy activities. It acts as the global voice for higher education to UNESCO and other intergovernmental organisations including OECD, the World Bank, the Council of Europe and other international higher education organizations.

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Handbook of Universities 2019
  • IAU
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
International Association of Universities (IAU)
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LXXI, 8058