Links

Important Domestic Links

Learned Societies

Japan Association of Higher Education Research

University Centers of Higher Education

Institute for the Advancement of Higher Education, Hokkaido University(Japanese)
University Education Center, Ibaraki University(Japanese)
Center for the Advancement of Higher Education, TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
Research Center for University Studies, University of Tsukuba
Institute for Research on Higher Education, J.F. Oberlin Univ(Japanese)
新潟大学 教育・学生支援機構(Japanese)
Research Center for Higher Education, SHINSHU UNIVERSITY(Japanese)
Center for the Studies of Higher Education, Nagoya University
Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education, Kyoto University
Kobe University Institute for Promotion of Higher Education(Japanese)
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University
Education Center, Tottori University(Japanese)
九州大学 全学教育(Japanese)
福岡教育大学教育総合研究所(Japanese)
Hitotsubashi University Research and Development Center for Higher Education
Center for Education in Liveral Arts and Sciences(Japanese)

Higher Education Associations

The Japan Association of National Universities
公立大学協会(Japanese)
JAPUC The Japan Association of Private Universities and Colleges
Association of Private Universities of Japan Information
附置私学高等教育研究所(Japanese)

University Evaluation

NIAD-QE National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education

Accreditation Bodies

Japan Accreditation Board for Engineering Education(JABEE)

Government Organizations

the Ministry of Education,Culture,Sports,Science & Technology in Japan
NIAD-QE National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education
JSPS Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
JASSO Japan Student Services Organization
The Promotion and Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan(Japanese)
Japan University Accreditation Association

Research Grants

Science and Technology Policy Council for Science and Technology Policy
Science and Technology Basic Law
科学技術基本計画(Japanese)
競争的資金について(Japanese)

Important International Links

Republic of Korea

Government Organizations

Ministry of Education

People’s Republic of China

Government Organizations

Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China

Australia

Government Organizations

Department of Education and Training

Asia & Oceania

Higher Education Associations

UMAP: University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific
SEASREP: Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program
APRU: Association of Pacific Rim Universities
AEARU: The Association of East Asian Research Universities

U.S.A.

Government Organizations

U.S. Department of Education
NCES: National Center for Education Statistics
IPEDS: The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
Japan-U.S.Educational Commission

Foundations

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Lumina Foundation
The Spencer Foundation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Higher Education Associations

The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
AAHE: The American Association for Higher Education
AAU: The Association of American Universities
AAC&U: The Association of American Colleges and Universities
AACC: The American Association of Communitu College
AASCU: American Association of State College and Universities
ACE: The American Council on Education
NAICU: The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
A۰P۰L۰U: Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

University Research institutes

The Center for Studies in Higher Education at UC Berkeley

Accreditation Bodies

(Association of Accreditation Bodies)
CHEA: Council for Higher Education Accreditation
(Regional Accreditation Bodies)
NEASC: The New England Association of Schools & Colleges
SACS: The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
MSA: The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
WASC: The Western Association of Schools and Colleges
NCA: The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
NCA: The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
The Higher Learning Commission
(Specialized and Professional Accreditation Bodies)
For further specialized and professional accreditation bodies, please refer to
CHEA: Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Information on Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education

U.K.

Government Organizations0

Department for Education

Near and Middle East

Higher Education Associations

Association of Arab Universities

Africa

Higher Education Associations

Association of African Universities

International Organizations

UNESCO Education sector
IAU: International Association of Universities
OECD
PISA: Programme for International Student Assesment
World Bank
INQAAHE: The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education