UNESCO Chair in Institutional Research and Higher Education Policy

UNESCO Chair in Institutional Research and Higher Education Policy
UNESCO Chair in HE
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
Center for Public Policy, and Department of Philosophy
Parent Institution's name (english translation): 
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
Parent Institution's name (original language): 
Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu


Institutional postal address: 
ul. H. Wieniawskiego 1, 61-712
Institutional phone: 
+48 61 8294435
Institutional fax: 
+48 61 8294406

Mission / Vision

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań is fully

committed to:

  • Conducting research of global significance, capable of exerting a positive influence on the well-being of the local community and society in general and it draws on the knowledge accumulated in society and aspires to achieve highest levels of academic scholarship,
  • Providing multiple opportunities for AMU students to have access to high quality substantive international learning experience through first-hand exposure to teaching by visiting faculty from partner institutions, as well as study trips to partner academic centres abroad,
  • Establishing meaningful partnerships among our faculty and students with academic communities from higher education institutions from around the world, across disciplines, in scholarship, research, economic development projects and public diplomacy.


University OPEN to the immediate and global environment and responding to the needs of a knowledge-based society and economy 

  • Transfer of knowledge to the local economy, facilitating cooperation with different enterprises and monitoring the job market
  • Support of academic entrepreneurship
  • Enhancement of activities of the AMU Careers Office
  • Strengthening and exploring ties with AMU alumni community
  • Developing and maintaining links and partnerships with the international business community, charity organisations and community/ NGO groups
  • Enhancing and maintaining ongoing relationships with AMU foreign alumni and using these links to promote opportunities for studies at AMU


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government