The Information Centre

The Information Centre is a resource for information and knowledge on all aspects of higher education worldwide

  • Established in 1989 and located at the IAU in Paris, France;
  • Monitored and managed by a team of information and data managers;
  • Constantly updated with new higher education publications and documents;
  • With proactive searches of information and documents from all regions of the world;
  • Forms part of the network of UNESCO Information Services and Documentation Centres.

Themes covered

  • Policies, systems of higher education, higher education institutions, programmes of study, qualifications, educational development and comparative education.
  • Issues related to the IAU priority themes: Ethics; Equitable access and success in higher education; Higher education and Education For All; Intercultural dialogue; Internationalization; Research and doctoral education; and sustainable development.