The Europa World of Learning 2013
Edited by Europa Publications
Routledge – 2012 – 3,202 pages
Series: The Europa World of Learning
A comprehensive guide to 33,000 academic institutions and 250,000 staff and officials across the whole spectrum of higher education, research and learning. No other source provides such comprehensive international coverage.
Now in its 63rd edition, The Europa World of Learning is one of the world's leading reference works. Updated to the highest editorial standards, entries are sourced directly from the organizations to ensure accurate and reliable information. The accreditation status of every university and college is verified before its entry is approved.
Every type of academic institution is covered, including over:
7,800 universities and colleges
5,800 research institutes
3,400 museums and art galleries
5,000 learned societies
3,600 libraries and archives
850 regulatory and representative bodies
Separate chapters for countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe each feature an introductory survey of the country's higher education system. A separate section covers international organizations concerned with higher education and scholarship.
New essays feature each year on themes around international and comparative higher education. Subscribers may download these online at www.worldoflearning.com alongside an archive of essays from past editions.
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