NEW International Handbook of Universities is now 3-volumes and includes single-user access to World Higher Education Database Online.
The most comprehensive guide to university-level education worldwide, providing detailed information on higher education institutions that offer at least a post-graduate degree or a four-year professional diploma.
Includes single-user access to World Higher Education Database Online; see the sticker on the front of volume one for your unique access code.
Representative: Over 15,000 institutions in 180 countries listed alphabetically, including a division by Private and Public Institutions where available.
Authoritative: Information selected according to official sources in each country and collated by the International Association of Universities/UNESCO Information Centre on Higher Education.
Up to date: Information provided direct from institutions as well as from national higher education authorities to create an unrivalled, annually updated reference source.
The Handbook includes:
For Education Systems:
Description of the higher education system of each country
Information on stages of studies as well as information on distance education
Admission criteria, including information for foreign students
Quality assurance and recognition systems
Contact details for national bodies
Contact details for every institution: name, address, telephone, fax, e-mail, website
Information on historical background, special facilities and publications
Degrees and diplomas offered at each level of study
Description of faculties, schools and departments
Valuable information on academic year, admission requirements and tuition fees
Key personnel, including principal academic and administrative officers, and academic staff and student numbers
Alphabetical list of all institutions
Lists of Fields of Study
Index to fields of Study across all institutions
List of Iinternational and Regional organisations