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UCU publishes independent study on academic freedom

30 May 2009 | last updated: 30 October 2015

In 2009 UCU commissioned a piece of independent research into academic freedom in five countries - Burma, Colombia, Israel, Palestine and Zimbabwe - from Education International.

James Cemmell was employed to carry out the research and prepare the report, which can be downloaded below.

Academic Freedom International Study: complete report [1mb] 

The five chapters of the report, each covering a single country, can also be downloaded individually.

Burma chapter [400kb] 

Colombia chapter [395kb] 

Israel chapter [458kb] 

Palestine chapter [505kb] 

Zimbabwe chapter [394kb]