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About the HEIW report




Higher Education in the World (HEIW) is a collective work published as part of the GUNi Series on the Social Commitment of Universities. It is the result of a global and regional analysis of higher education in the world. With a specific subject chosen for each edition, the Report reflects on the key issues and challenges facing higher education and its institutions in the 21st century.

The Report is essential reading for university leaders, academics, administrators and policy-makers concerned with all the issues relating to the role of higher education.

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Some of the contents of the Reports are available in the Open Content Repository:

Spanish 100% (2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009)

English 30% (2006, 2007, 2008 and 2014)

English & Portuguese 100% (2009)

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The report can be obtained directly from our publishers websites:

ico-go-Toolbox Spanish Versions: Mundiprensa

ico-go-Toolbox English Versions: Palgrave MacMillan

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Until now GUNi has published four issues plus a synthesis (2009) requested by UNESCO for the World Conference on Higher Education (Paris, 2009). The series include the following titles:


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