The UIS Glossary includes statistical terms related to education, science, technology and innovation, culture, and communication & information . Some of the entries contain translations in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, English, French and Spanish. Other entries provide more detailed information, such as definitions, calculation formulas for indicators and sources. Indicators are marked with an asterisk (*).

This is a dynamic tool, which is regularly updated by the UIS. The Institute welcomes feedback from users. Questions and comments should be sent to uis.information@unesco.org.
Browse by letter
Search by word
  • Language
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • Russian
  • Chinese
Browse by tag
Show all terms on one page

Head office

Definition
Location where a corporation has elected its legal domicile and that usually houses the bodies and centralized services of the company.

Siège social

Définition
Domicile légal d'une société, où sont généralement implantés et centralisés ses services administratifs.
Source de la définition

Sede central

Definición
Ubicación que una corporación ha elegido como domicilio legal y que habitualmente alberga los órganos y servicios centralizados de la empresa.