Edition 225 - January 2020

International Handbook of Universities 2019

International Association of Universities published their annual International Handbook of Universities which provides detailed information on Education Systems and higher education institutions that offer at least a four-year degree or a four-year professional diploma. This means the following information:


For Education Systems:

  • Description of the higher education system of each country
  • 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: name, address, telephone, fax, website
  • Historical background, special facilities and publications
  • Degrees and diplomas offered at each level of study
  • Key personnel, including principal academic and administrative officers
  • Description of facilities, schools and departments
  • Information on academic year, admission requirements, academic staff and student numbers

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