This section includes a description of any aspects of the culture of [country/territory] that are important for people from outside [country/territory] to understand, in order to work effectively with people from [country/territory]. Such aspects include, but are not limited to, cultural attributes such as those examined on the Geert Hofstede Scale.
Description of any aspects of higher/management education in [country/territory] that present challenges to be overcome, or opportunities to be pursued. Examples include: geopolitical issues affecting operations in [country/territory]; regulation of higher education institutions; niche markets; etc.
Unique aspects of the context/environment particularly relevant to understanding higher or management education landscape: Description of any other aspects unique to the higher/management education context of [country/territory] that are important to understand.
Glossary of Institution Types
Listing of institutional types that offer management education in [country/territory] (e.g., national university, private university, university of applied science, polytechnic, grande ecole, autonomous college, public university, state university, institute, etc.). Please note these examples are not meant to be exhaustive.
At each degree level (i.e., Undergraduate; Graduate/Post-graduate; and Doctoral), the following information is provided for each type of degree commonly awarded:
Educational Authority Type
One of the following categories is selected which best describes [country/territory]:
National Level Bodies
Listing of the name(s) of the agency (or agencies) that hold ultimate responsibility for higher education regulation and quality assurance within [country/territory], with Web links, where available.
State/Provincial/Local Quality Assurance Bodies
Listing of the name(s) of any agency (or agencies) that are responsible for quality assurance at any relevant sub-national level(s), with Web links where available.
Recent or Upcoming Structural Changes/Reforms
Description of any recent (or known upcoming) changes or reforms to the structure of higher education in [country/territory], its regulation and/or its quality assurance regime, including:
Regulations Concerning Mobility, Cross-Border Collaborations, and Foreign Providers
Internationally Mobile Students
Franchised/Validated and Joint/Dual-Degree Programs
Listing of any international higher education treaty or accord to which [country/territory] is a party (e.g., Bologna Accords, the Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean, etc.).
Links to Additional Information
Links to local sources are included such as: