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

2015 EAIR Krems Forum Registration


The 2015 EAIR Krems Forum Programme Committee and the EAIR Executive Committee are delighted to inform you that the official registration for the 37th Annual EAIR Forum “From here to there: Positioning higher education institutions” is NOW OPEN.

  • The early bird registration deadline is closing on 1 July 2015 (23:59 CEST) so make sure your Forum registration is done in time!

2015 EAIR Forum Krems in a nutshell.

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We are delighted that the Danube University Krems, Austria is organising this 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 30 August till 2 September 2015.



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Nomination 2015 EAIR Executive Committee Election

REMINDER for the Nomination for the 2015 EAIR Executive Committee Election

In accordance with the EAIR Constitution and Bylaws, the Executive Committee invites EAIR members to nominate candidates for election to three positions in the Executive Committee for a three-year term of office, starting 1 September 2015.

You can send in as many names of candidates as you like, using as many forms as you like.

As a nominee you are only eligible to take part in the 2015 EAIR EC elections if you have fully paid your 2015 EAIR membership fee before the closing of the nomination period.

The nomination period is closing on Tuesday 26 May 2015 (23:59 CEST).

EAIR ARTICLES OF GOVERNANCE regarding the 2015 EAIR Executive Committee Nomination & Election.

NOMINATION FORM for the 2015 EAIR Executive Committee Nomination & Election


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