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  • CIHE - Register Now! Transforming Lives Book Launch

    Save the date and join the book launch of "Transforming Lives at the Institutional Level: Equity Promotion Initiatives Across the World", the latest book edited by CIHE Research Fellow, Jamil Salmi. Read more at :

    Meet the Editors and Authors.
    Date: October 2, 2023
    Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM ET
    Location: Online via Zoom

    Register here

  • Call for Submissions: ZJU International Sports Video Contest

    In celebration of the upcoming Hangzhou Asian Games in September, Zhejiang University (ZJU) has launched an international sports video contest that calls on college faculty, students and alumni from around the world to show their sportsmanship through short self-made videos.
    Whether it’s everyday fitness routines, sports events, traditional games, or any sports-related content, ZJU wants to see it all! Grab your cameras, unleash your creativity, and let’s ignite a passion for wellness with #ActiveZJU!

    Open to: University students, faculty, and alumni worldwide

    Content: Any sports-related content
    Submission deadline: September 30, 2023, 11:59 pm (GMT+8)
    Hashtag: #ActiveZJU

    Exciting prizes await the winners, and your videos could be featured on our official platforms!

    Please visit our website or social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn) for detailed guidelines.

  • The Autonomous University of Chiapas - Call for participations to the Webinars "The University of the Future"

    The Autonomous University of Chiapas cordially invites you to the webinars "The University of the Future" (WUoF 2023) on 20 and 27 September 2023.
    During the webinar on 20 September, Giorgio Marinoni, IAU Manager, HE and Internationalization will speak about the future of internationalization of higher education presenting some results of the IAU 6th Global Survey on Internationalization of Higher Education.
    Both webinars will be in Spanish. For more details, please see the flyer attached below

    Join the Zoom meeting at:
    Meeting ID: 880 9580 9879
    Access code: 368513

  • ACU - New leadership

    The ACU’s departing Secretary General, Dr Joanna Newman, leaves the ACU after 6 years to take up the role of Provost at SOAS University of London, UK. At the IAU, we thank Joanna for 6 extraordinary strong and very constructive years of cooperation, in particular to advance the important roles universities play when it comes to addressing the UN 2030 agenda sustainable development goals. We look forward to continue to work with her in her new role and to develop new initiatives with Professor Colin Riordan her successor at ACU. The IAU Secretary General already had a very nice work lunch with him while in London. Learn about Colin Riordan, the new Secretary General ad Interim here:

  • University of Nairobi - Inauguration of the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies

    The Kenyan Environment, Climate Change, and Forestry Cabinet Secretary, Soipan Tuya inaugurated the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies at the University of Nairobi’s Upper Kabete Campus, on Monday, August 28, 2023. The institute, named after the renowned Nobel Peace Laureate Prof. Wangari Maathai, is poised to collaborate closely with the government to tackle climate change-related challenges and resource conflicts in Kenya and the wider region. The launch of the event was attended by University of Nairobi Chancellor Dr. Vijoo Rattansi, Acting Vice Chancellor Prof. Julius Ogengo, and Chair of Council Prof. Amukowa Anangwe.
    Few days after it’s inauguration, the Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI) - The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) hosted the Intergenerational Dialogue during the Africa Climate Summit, where young people from 135 countries worldwide joined forces to advocate for a significant increase in adaptation finance and the active inclusion of youth in adaptation decision-making and actions.

    Watch the opening ceremony here

    Read more at :

  • IAU New Members - August 2023

    We are pleased to welcome two new Members:

    Fédération Européenne des Ecoles, France
    Iscte-University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal

    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 :

  • Mingachevir State University - Sustainable University Model

    Dr. Shahin Bayramov, Rector of Mingachevir State University (MSU) and also IAU Board Member, published an article focusing on Sustainable University Model in the famous IMPACT Azerbaijan magazine, an official publication of the American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan (AmCham Azerbaijan). A new edition of the influential journal includes Shahin’s article titled “Becoming A New Age University: Sustainable University Model of MSU”. The 43rd edition of the magazine is mainly dedicated to Trends in Alternative Energy.

    Read the full article here.

  • ESSA Job Vacancy - Senior Research Evaluation and Impact Manager

    ESSA launches a call for applications.
    POST TITLE: Senior Research Evaluation and Impact Manager
    HOURS OF WORK: Full time - 35 hours per week
    LOCATION: Uganda, Kenya, Ghana (other countries in sub-Saharan Africa considered)
    TRAVEL: 10-20%
    REPORTING TO: Director of Research and Programmes
    DIRECT REPORTS: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Assistant; Research and Evaluation Manager (to be recruited)
    SALARY: Competitive - dependent on experience

    To apply please complete the form by clicking on this link. Please ensure that your CV and cover letter are saved using your given name and surname. For example, Firstname.Surname – CV
    The closing date for applications is Monday, 28th August at 0900hrs GMT.
    First-round interviews will be conducted virtually in the week commencing 4th September.

  • CANIE - EAIE collaboration - #TravelwithCANIE #EAIEGreenGoals #

    CANIE (Climate Action Network for International Educators ) is collaborating with EAIE (European Association for International Education) and Go2RAIL to decrease the carbon footprint of participants attending the 2023 EAIE conference.
    If you are you ready to be part of the solution and travel more sustainably to Rotterdam all you need to do is :

    Follow the 5 Steps to Commit to Sustainable Travel:

    1. Register for the EAIE Conference and Exhibition in Rotterdam this September.
    2. Choose a low-carbon travel option: join our #TravelwithCANIE community. By filling out this short form, you let us know you are committing to a low-carbon way of travelling to #EAIE2023 in Rotterdam. We will calculate the overall CO2 savings made by this community.
    3. Find and connect with your travel companions! Join a convoy to #Rotterdam2023. Find out who’s travelling on the same route; get to know new colleagues before you leave; and use your travel time to network and make friends. Check out the Go2RAIL initiative and start making meaningful connections.
    4. Let people know that you are a non-flying green traveller! Shout it out loud and clear on social media, share pics and videos, and use the hashtags #TravelwithCANIE #EAIEGreenGoals #lowcarbon.
    5. Collect your “I Travelled Green” sticker at the conference (stop by at the EAIE stand) and use every opportunity you have to share your journey and why you chose to travel as part of the #TravelwithCANIE initiative.
    Watch the EAIE Green Travellers video and get started!

  • Erasmus Student Network (ESN) and UNIMED - 2nd edition of the Mediterranean Student Summit

    The Erasmus Student Network(ESN) and UNIMED, with the support of Abdelmalek Essaadi University, are joining forces to organise in Tangier the second Mediterranean Student Summit event, an initiative that seeks to bring together Higher Education students from both shores of the Mediterranean to foster intercultural dialogue and work together on common challenges.

    The event will take place from 20th to 22nd September 2023 and will be hosted by Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco, under the patronage of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM).

    Read more here

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