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The International Handbook of Universities is an indispensable and up-to-date guide to over 7,300 higher education institutions in 175 countries. Based on data collected by the International Association of Universities, the information is both accurate and current. This is more than just a dictionary of names and places--the International Handbook is a detailed and authoritative structure of higher education ...
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Overview

The International Handbook of Universities is an indispensable and up-to-date guide to over 7,300 higher education institutions in 175 countries. Based on data collected by the International Association of Universities, the information is both accurate and current. This is more than just a dictionary of names and places--the International Handbook is a detailed and authoritative structure of higher education institutions across the globe.
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* Name (local and English) and full postal address
* Telephone, fax, e-mail, telegraphic numbers and websites
* All faculties, colleges, schools, institutes, and departments within the institutions with staff and student numbers and fields of study offered
* Brief historical background
* Information on academic year, admission requirements and tuition fees
* Degrees and diplomas offered at each level of study
* Student services, special facilities (e.g. museums), and publications
* Size and breakdown of academic staff
* Student enrollment figures including foreign students
* Principal academic and administrative officers with their own contact details.
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<:st> Previous editions of this reference are cited in It is prepared by the International Association of Universities from a database developed for the IAU/UNESCO information Centre on Higher Education. This edition contains information about some 7,200 institutions in 176 countries and territories. The included institutions are restricted to those identified by the appropriate authority within each country to be of university level. (A broader directory, contains some 15,000 entries.) Arranged by country, entries include contact information; the basics of what's offered; and information on admission requirements, tuition fees, degrees and diplomas, student services, special facilities, publications, size and breakdown of academic staff, and student enrollment figures. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333922651
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/17/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 17
  • Pages: 2784
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 13.06 (h) x 3.37 (d)

Meet the Author

The International Association of Universities was formally established in 1950, with the purpose of encouraging and giving institutional form to the already existinglinks between universities and colleges throughout the world.
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Table of Contents

A Note on the International Association of Universities
Preface
Guide to the Entries
Universities Listed Alphabetically by Country
The Officers of the Association
Publications
Index
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