The HEDBIB database is a unique resource of references and publications on higher education systems, administration, planning, policy and evaluation from around the world. Links to electronic publications are provided where freely available. New higher education publications are identified by the IAU Information Centre monitoring team. References are also contributed by our partner organisations: UNESCO Headquarters, the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), Associació Catalana d'Universitats Públiques (ACUP), Universities South Africa, Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA), Union de Universidades de América Latina (UDUAL).
The December 2017 edition of New in HEDBIB has been published. New in Hedbib is a resource containing full references of newly entered publications into HEDBIB.
Published five times a year, New in HEDBIB is divided into the IAU priority themes: Information and communication technologies; Internationalisation; Sustainable development; and Values based-leadership plus other themes. IAU priority themes are sub-divided by region.
Each issue is supplemented by the IAU selection 'We Recommend', which provides a close-up of one or more publications.
Selective bibliography on Corruption in Higher Education
This bibliography has been produced to accompany the May 2017 issue of the IAU magazine IAU Horizons. It provides a selection of references of monographs, documents, reports and periodical articles over the last five years, from 2012 to date.
September 2017 edition of New in HEDBIB
Access to full text articles available to IAU Members using HEDBIB Member login.
Spotlight on ...
A new series to discover selected books and publications from the IAU archives and library
The first edition of the Universities of the World was published in 1950 in conjunction with the founding conference of the IAU which took place in Nice, France. 620 universities are listed in 73 countries and for each university figures are provided for the number of students enrolled.
September 2014 saw the launch of the latest IAU reference tool on higher education, the IAU World Higher Education Database (WHED) Portal www.whed.net. The Portal provides up-to-date information on higher education systems, institutions and credentials in an ever-evolving world of higher education.
Light Guide to using HEDBIB