AIS Global IS Education Report 2018


Association for Information Systems (AIS) publishes an Annual Global IS Education Report that presents IS educational programs globally to relevant stakeholders, including prospective students, industry partners, and governmental institutions.

See the 2016 and 2017 reports for examples:

Participation is free of charge.


The AIS Global IS Education Report 2018 will

  • be available in an electronic format
  • list all IS educational programs by region
  • include each institution’s profile
  • list the courses per program
  • provide links, and contact persons for each program
  • provide a section of basic descriptive statistics for each program

Edit your data

All programs registered at will serve as a foundation for the report. The platform will also make it possible for the programs to update their data over the year. An editorial team will evaluate the data provided by each institution.

All programs that will fulfill the following criteria will be included in the report: (a) the program is offered by an academic higher education institution, (b) the data is complete in that it provides an institutional profile, a program profile, and course descriptions.

To be included in the AIS Global IS Education Report 2018, your institution needs to provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Abstract
  • Logo (Profile & Banner)
  • Address
  • Website

Further, we are only able to include institutions that have registered at least one program with:

  • Name
  • Abstract
  • Highlights

To give an example on how institutions, programs, and courses can be presented at, please see the following link:

Important dates

  • 31.10.2017: Data submitted on
  • 30.11.2017 Feedback to the institutions based on review of data
  • 31.01.2018: Proofs of the Global IS Education Report 2016 to institutions
  • 15.02.2018: Feedback to the editors
  • 31.03.2018: Publication of the report

Editors (alphabetical order)

  • Jan vom Brocke, University of Liechtenstein
  • Bernard Tan, National University of Singapore
  • Heikki Topi, Bentley University
  • Markus Weinmann, University of Liechtenstein

Editorial Board (alphabetical order)

  • Salehu Anteneh, Addis Abeba University
  • Elizabeth White Baker, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Geoffrey Dick, North Georgia College and State University
  • Mary Granger, George Washington University
  • Eija Karsten, Abo Akademi Handelshögskolan
  • George Kasper, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Ting-Peng Liang, National Cheng-Chi University
  • Joe Nandhakumar, Warwick Business School
  • Matti Rossi, Aalto University School of Economics
  • Venky Shankararaman, Singapore Management University
  • Ravi Seethamraju, University of Sydney
  • Rhonda Syler, Louisiana Tech University
  • Te-Wie Wang, University of Illinois at Springfield