The 7th Higher Education in the World Report presented in Costa Rica


Axel Didriksson, Carmen Camaño (UCR), Freddy Álvarez (UNAE), Damián del Valle (UA) and Célia Caragnota (UFRGS) joined the presentation.

The 7th Higher Education in the World Report (HEIW7) “Humanities and Higher Education: Synergies between Science, Technology and Humanities” was launched and presented on February 19th at the University of Costa Rica.

The GUNi Regional Office in Latin America and Caribbean, by the hand of Axel Didriksson, introduced the HEIW7, which analyses the role of humanities in higher education and their interrelations with science and technology. The Report is structured around 24 key questions and includes contributions from 130 international authors.

Carmen Camaño (University of Costa Rica - UCR), Freddy Alvarez (Ecuadorian National University of Education - UNAE), Damián del Valle (Ecuadorian Arts’ University - UA) and Célia Caragnota (Brasilian Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS) also joined the presentation.

HEIW7, first launched on December 10th in an open event in Barcelona, is available on this link.



  • 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