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  • University of Teheran - Call for Applications : MSc in Water Resources Engineering and Management

    The call for applications to the Master of Science Program in Water Resources Engineering and Management at the University of Teheran in collaboration with Regional Institute for Water Education for West and Central Asia” (RIWE), is now open. This masters degree programme is designed to improve the skills of engineers to develop, implement and critically evaluate water management policies and strategies in order to foster inclusive and sustainable use of water. Deadline: 10 August 2018. Contact :

  • UOC will coordinate ACT, a new international project on gender equality

    ACT (Communities of Practice for Accelerating Gender Equality and Institutional Change in Research and Innovation across Europe), a new international project on gender equality is launched. Coordinated by UOC (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), the project lasts for 3 years and involves 17 institutions from different European countries and Argentina. More

  • Allameh Tabataba’i University - Inauguration of new Unesco Chair

    The UNESCO Chair on the Communication of Science and Technology was inaugurated at Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran, an IAU Member, on 16 May. The ceremony was attended by Esther Kuisch-Laroche, Director of the UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office and Mansour Gholami, Minister of Science, Research and Technology. The Chair is responsible for affairs of regional countries of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Turkmenistan, and for enhancing the existing scientific cooperation between these countries.

  • University of Oslo - MOOC on Academic Freedom

    The new massive open online course (MOOC) on academic freedom and other core higher education values, starts on June 4:
    This course is designed for students and staff in higher education, but it will be relevant for NGOs and government agencies as well.
    The 3 week online course will explore the importance of free and open research, and how it relates to core higher education and societal values. Participants will understand why academic freedom is crucial for maintaining the quality and relevance of research in higher education, and we will learn about some of the current threats to academic freedom, and how this relates to the academic community worldwide.

    The course is prepared within the Erasmus+ project called Academic Refuge. The project aims to improve the capacity of European universities to assist refugees and threatened academics on campus and to promote understanding and respect for higher education values. This is a strategic partnership between the University of Oslo (coordinator), the Scholars at Risk network, the UNICA network and the University of Ljubljana. The European University Association (EUA) and the European Association for International Education (EAIE) are associate partners.

  • UOC’s eLearn Center has released the E-Learning Research Report 2017

    Learning via mobile devices, e-assessments, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and virtual reality are, in this order, the four most published e-learning topics in 2017. This is the conclusion of the E-Learning Research Report 2017 by the UOC’s eLearn Center, the online research, innovation and learning centre which analysed the 855 pieces of scientific research published on this subject area during this period that had the greatest impact.
    Free full report available at:

  • The World University of Bangladesh (WUB) appoints Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor

    The World University of Bangladesh (WUB) announces the appointment of Professor Abdul Mannan Choudhury as Vice-Chancellor, this is his third time in office, and Professor Nurul Islam as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
    Professor Choudhury completed his Masters in Business Administration in Marketing from Manchester Business School and a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management from London, United Kingdom. He has worked previously in two prestigious universities such as University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and the Bayero University of Kano, Nigeria. He has more than 80 publications and around 40 years of teaching experience. As for Professor Nurul Islam, he completed his Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Prior to joining WUB, he served as a Vice-Chancellor at the Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail, Bangladesh. Professor Nurul Islam has been engaged with the education industry for nearly 45 years.


    The Institute of International Education (IIE), an IAU Affiliate Member, has expanded its Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (PEER), a low-bandwidth database providing information on higher education degree and non-degree programmes aimed to support Syrian students. From 28 May, IIE PEER will expand its services to other refugee and displaced student populations. More

  • University of Oslo - MOOC on Academic Freedom

    The MOOC "Dangerous Questions: Why Academic Freedom Matters" is an interactive online course starting 4 June 2018.
    You will be able to discuss academic freedom and other core university values with other learners from around the world. University students and staff are the main target groups, but the course is free of charge and open to all. Register today!

    On 13 June 2018, the University of Ljubljana is hosting of the launch event of the MOOC "Dangerous Questions: Why Academic Freedom Matters". Registration deadline for the event 21 May 2018. Further information and registration

  • Magna Charta Observatory - Paris Workshop

    Magna Charta Observatory is pleased to announce a Paris Workshop to take place on 23 May 2018. To learn more about it: IAU invites you to sign onto the Declaration here

  • UNICA Rectors Seminar

    UNICA is organising the Rectors Seminar "Networking of University Networks: Synergy of Partnership", which will be hosted by the University of Belgrade, 24-25 May 2018, as part of the University’s 210th founding anniversary celebrations. This Rectors Seminar will address the added value and novel forms of inter-university cooperation and discuss the reasons for the increasing interest in working in partnerships and forming strategic university alliances, partially prompted by the new "European Universities" initiative. The participation is free of charge, and participants are kindly requested to register by Friday, 11 May 2018. More information on the event page.

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