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World Higher Education Database (WHED)

The World Higher Education Database WHED is the International Association of Universities’ (IAU) unique online reference portal that provides comprehensive and detailed information on Higher Education Systems, Credentials and Institutions around the world. It provides authoritative information on higher education worldwide. In partnership with UNESCO, the IAU secretariat receives and updates information in the WHED on an ongoing basis focusing each year on one specific region.

IAU Global Portal on Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD)

The IAU Global Portal on HESD is a collaborative platform gathering sustainable development initiatives undertaken by higher education institutions worldwide. It aims to allow IAU members to share their successes and inspire the higher education community.

International Bibliographic Database on Higher Education (HEDBIB)

HEDBIB is a bibliographical database referencing publications on higher education systems, administration, planning, policy, and evaluation. It contains bibliographic references to all publications held in the specialised collection of the IAU-UNESCO Information Centre, as well as higher education publications and documents identified by the IAU Information Centre monitoring team. Referencing ceased as of 1 January 2022.

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