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World Higher Education Database 2011

IAU. World Higher Education Database 2009 (WHED). Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. ISBN: 9780230279100 (single-user version).

The International Association of Universities (IAU) has published its 2011 edition of the World Higher Education Database (WHED). The annual IAU publication is a cyclopedic higher education resource that contains information on

  • the education systems and credentials of over 180 countries;
  • information and admission criteria for national and overseas students;
  • quality assurance and recognition systems;
  • contact details for national bodies;
  • location and description (including type of institution, officers, academic divisions, degrees, student services, etc) on some 15 000 higher education institutions offering at least a post-graduate degree or a four year professional diploma.

The WHED is available on CD-ROM and can be ordered from the publisher’s website.