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    Hosting an EAIR Forum

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Who we are

EAIR, The European Association for Institutional Research, is a unique international association for higher education researchers, practitioners, managers and policy-makers. Read more

37th Annual EAIR Forum Krems 2015

From here to there: Positioning Higher Education institutions

We are delighted that the Danube University Krems, Austria is organising next year’s EAIR Annual Forum. They are welcoming a vibrant community of higher education practitioners, policy-makers and researchers to their city. The 37th Annual EAIR Krems Forum will be held from the 26th till the 29th of August 2015. Read more

WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE?

The question is clear, a tad facetious, and always current; the answer is nothing short of a challenge. After 36 years of existence, some organizations are long in the tooth, others find ways to constantly re-invent themselves. EAIR is not immune to the question: If EAIR did not exist, what difference would it make to members, non-members, and other stakeholders?  What we know for sure is that a company that does not cater products or services tailored to its customers is doomed to self-inflicted euthanasia. A little bit of fear is rarely a bad motivator. What we also know is that the field of knowledge and learning is neither entirely similar to nor different from private enterprise. We, as a community, have been gullible at times, hanging our hats on fads imported from the private sector that had little traction in educational institutions (think of TQM and re-engineering as examples). Read more