Higher Education Policy Research Unit (HEPRU)

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Higher Education Policy Research Unit (HEPRU)

The Higher Education Policy Research Unit is an interdisciplinary research unit located within the Centre for Social and Educational Research. It focuses on questions of strategic and policy concern to the future of higher education in Ireland and internationally.

HEPRU works closely with international organizations, such as the OECD's Programme for Institutional Management of Higher Education (IMHE), the International Association of Universities (IAU), Dean and European Academic Network (DEAN), the European Centre for Strategic Management of Universities (ESMU), and the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP). It is also affiliated to the International Rankings Expert Group (IREG).

Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education

HEPRU provides opportunities for postgraduate studies by research leading to an MPhil or PhD, and welcomes international scholars.

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