Research partners

The Centre for International Education has a strong presence within international development networks, and benefits from strong connections that have been developed over many years of high level involvement in the field.

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CIE maintains academic links and collaborates on research with partners within Sussex, as well as across the UK and Europe, in Asia, Africa, North and Latin America and the Middle East. Also with universities in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. CIE also works closely with ministries of education, NGOs and social movements around the world.


CIE is affiliated - institutionally or via its members - to the following international and comparative education associations:

BAICE logo                     UKFIET logo

CIES logo                           NORRAG logo


WCCES logo  International Sociological Society logo


Research funders

Research undertaken by CIE members has been funded by:

ActionAid logo               Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation logo

ESRC logo               OECD logo

Open Society Foundations logo                 BUPA Foundation logo

European Commission logo                UK Aid logo

DFID logo             UNESCO logo

Hewlett Foundation logo                3ie logo

The World Bank logo               The Rockefeller Foundation logo

Oxfam logo                                      UNICEF logo

Global Campaign for Education logo             Education Development Trust logo

CEDEFOP logoBritish Council logo 

Concern Worldwide logo               Aga Khan Development Network logo

ei logo  The British Academy logo  IFAD logo