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Inaugural session of the LGEU programme

The inaugural session of the new IAU leadership development programme (LGEU) took place at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 15 to 20 November. The week-long programme brought together 15 senior representatives of higher education institutions from a dozen countries. The...

IAU Highlights from the Press Released

IAU Highlights from the Press is a monthly review of media and news sources produced to keep IAU Members and the higher education community up-to-date on higher education news and trends worldwide. This issue includes articles, in English and French, from 30 different countries which appeared in...

Education 2030 Framework For Action (FFA)

The Education 2030 Framework For Action - which provides guidance towards the accomplishment of the Education 2030 agenda (SDG4) - was adopted by acclamation at the Education 2030 High-Level Meeting which was held at UNESCO, Paris, France on 4 November 2015. The President of the International...

IAU 2015 International Conference - a resounding success!

IAU 2015 International Conference ended on a resounding success. Participants from around the world confirmed that higher education internationalization needs to be for all, needs to serve to improve higher education quality and help take down walls and borders that can increase or give rise to...

News from Members

Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger is the first woman ever to lead Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). She took her office on 1 October 2015. Over the next four years, she and her council of Vice-...
The Conference of Italian University Rectors (CRUI), the association of Italian state and private universities established in 1963, has a new President. Prof Gaetano Manfredi, Rector of Naples...