IMHE 2006 › Biographie Jan Sadlak
Dr. Jan Sadlak, is Director of UNESCO-European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO-CEPES). Prior to this appointment, he was Chief of the Section for Higher Education Policy and Reform in UNESCO, Paris.
He holds an MA degree in economics from the Oskar Lange Economics, Academy in Wrocław, Poland, and a Ph.D. in educational administration from the University of Buffalo/State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. He has received a number of high ranking academic and national distinctions. He is a Member Correspondent of the European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities – Academia Europensis in Paris, France. He is a member of the scientific and governing councils of various bodies and organizations. He is a member of the editorial boards of leading journals in the field of higher education and social policy.
He is the author of several books and numerous articles on higher education and science policy. His recent works dealt with such issues as: the relations between policy development and practice in higher education; reform of higher education in Central and Eastern Europe; the organization of doctoral studies and qualifications in Europe and the United States; the methodology of university ranking; and ethical dimensions of developments in higher education and science.