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The International Universities Bureau is IAU’s permanent Secretariat and its major instrument of programme implementation, along with the Administrative Board, various Committees and Working Groups. Created by UNESCO in 1949, the Bureau was instrumental in preparing the International University Conference in Nice, 1950, at which the IAU was founded. Today, under the authority of the IAU and as a partner organization of UNESCO, its mission includes:

  • Monitoring and analysing trends in higher education and research at global level,
  • Collecting and sharing information,
  • Developing IAU positions and advocacy


Hilligje van’t Land, Secretary General bio contact

Andreas Corcoran, Deputy Secretary General bio contact

Saholi Andriambololo-Nivo, Assistant, Reference Publications bio contact

Jessica Huang, Administrative Assistant bio contact

Trine Jensen, Manager, HE & Digital Transformation, Publication and Events bio contact

Disha Kohli, Manager, Communication & Media bio contact

Giorgio Marinoni, Manager, HE and Internationalization policy and projects bio contact

Angella Nino, Manager, Finances and Administration bio contact

Nicholas Poulton, Information and Publication Officer bio contact

Samuel Pousson, Assistant, Reference Publications bio contact

Georgeta Sadlak, Manager, Information Systems bio contact

Carine Sébast, Manager, Reference Publications bio contact

Isabel Toman, Programme Officer bio contact

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