Poland

UNESCO Chair in Institutional Research and Higher Education Policy (984), established in 2012 at Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland).

Fields/Disciplines

Higher education research and policy.

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • carry out, jointly with partners, international comparative research and policy studies on issues related to higher education, knowledge production and lifelong learning, and disseminate results widely;
  • enhance links between academia and policy-makers in the fields of higher education research, higher education policy, institutional research and lifelong learning;
  • provide capacity development opportunities to junior academics, undergraduate and postgraduate students, and professionals;
  • foster networking, collaborative work, sharing of knowledge and good practices; and,
  • cooperate closely with UNESCO on relevant programmes and activities.

Host Institution

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan (Poland)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education

Contact: Dr Marek Kwiek, UNESCO Chairholder

Adam Mickiewicz University

Center for Public Policy Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences

ul. Wieniawskiego 1

61-712 Poznan

Poland

E-mail: kwiekm(at)amu.edu.pl