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Overview

Twenty-third Edition

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

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

For Institutions:
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
Essential information on academic year, admission requirements and tuition fees
Details of key personnel, including principal academic and administrative officers, and academic staff and student numbers

Indexes:
Alphabetical list of all institutions
Lists of Fields of Study
Index to Fields of Study across all institutions

List of International and Regional organisations

Includes single-user access to World Higher Education Database Online; see the sticker on the front of volume one for your unique access code

www.whed-online.com

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230209190
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/15/2009
  • Edition description: Twenty-First Edition
  • Edition number: 21
  • Pages: 5168
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 3.00 (d)

Meet the Author

The INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES (IAU), founded in 1950, is a worldwide organization, with Member Institutions in some 150 countries, which co-operates with a vast network of international, regional and national bodies. Its permanent Secretariat, the International Universities Bureau, is located at UNESCO, Paris, France, and provides a wide variety of services to Member Institutions and to the international higher education community at large.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Guide to the Entries
List of Regional/International Organizations
IAU - The International Association of Universities
Officers of the International Association of Universities
IAU - List of Publications
List of Country, Education System, Institutions
Index of Higher Education Institutions
List of Fields of Study 
Index of Fields of Study
Includes single-user access to the World Higher Education Database Online

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