International handbook of universities

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Macmillan Publishers Limited, 1993 - Study Aids - 1304 pages
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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 institutions across the globe. Listed details for each institution include: * 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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This edition is much broader in scope than previous editions of the Handbook, as it includes institutions in the Commonwealth of Nations as well as in the United States. (The 12th edition appeared in ... Read full review



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

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