This international, peer-reviewed journal focuses on issues of significance in higher education policy. The journal, Higher Education Policy, publishes original analyses, whether theoretical, empirical or practice-based. The range of coverage extends from case studies of developments in individual institutions, to broad examination of policy-making at the system, national and regional levels.
The journal addresses wide-scale issues in higher education, including analysis of educational policy harmonization; student engagement; funding of higher education; counseling and mental health issues in higher education; higher education development and economic growth and more. In addition, the journal offers articles that focus closely on such topics as: the audit culture and academic production; reputation management in university organizations; and parental notification policies and practices.
Higher Education Policy assembles special issues which devote coverage to a single subject. Recent specials have addressed: Measuring Up: Consequences of Global Competition and Metrics on Local Scholarship; Critical and Alternative Perspectives on Student Engagement; Higher Education Research in East Asia; and Early Career Researchers and Changing Working Conditions in Academia.
The journal reaches an international audience which includes researchers specializing in higher education, and policy-makers, administrators, managers and practitioners working in the higher education field.
Higher Education Policy is the quarterly journal of the International Association of Universities (IAU).
Christian Schneijderberg, Isabel Steinhardt
Janosch Baumann, Georg Krücken