Partnerships and Collaborations

Makerere University Uganda

Established in 1922 as a humble technical school, Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious Universities in Africa. In January of that year, the school, which was later renamed Uganda Technical College, opened its doors to 14 day students who began studying Carpentry, Building and Mechanics.

The College soon began offering various other courses in Medical Care, Agriculture , Veterinary Sciences and Teacher Training. It expanded over the years to become a Center for Higher Education in East Africa in 1935. In 1937, the College started developing into an institution of higher education, offering post-school certificate courses.

Communication University of China

The Communication University of China (CUC) is one of the China’s key universities of “Project 211”, directly administered by the Ministry of Education.  CUC developed from what used to be a training center for technicians of the Central Broadcasting Bureau that was founded in 1954. In April 1959, CUC was upgraded to the Beijing Broadcasting Institute (BBI) approved by the State Council. In August 2004, BBI was renamed Communication University of China. CUC is located in the eastern part of Beijing near the ancient canal, which occupies 463,700 square meters of land and a total of 499,800 square meters of buildings.

Josai International  University, Japan

Josai University (城西大学, Jōsai Daigaku) is a private university in Sakado, Saitama, Japan, established in 1965. The predecessor of the school, Jōsai Gakuen Middle School, later Jōsai High School, was founded in 1918. The university is operated by the Josai University Educational Corporation, which was founded by the 17th Minister of Finance, Mikio Mizuta (1905 – 1976). Mizuta was Minister of Finance from 1960 to 1962, and then served as the first Chancellor of Josai. The University opened with a Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Science. The Mizuta Museum of Art opened in 1976, and the graduate school of Josai University was established in 197

DKTE Textile & Engineering Institute, India

DKTE’s Textile & Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji enjoys a unique and prominent place amongst the Engineering colleges that are engaged in education, training, research, and consultancy in various disciplines of engineering. The Institute has been catering to Three Diploma Courses, Twelve undergraduate courses (Five of them in Textiles & Seven in Engineering), Five P.G. Courses & Doctorate programs in Engineering & Textiles, and Two Management studies programs. The Institute has around 4000 students and 209 faculty members. The Institute is equipped with excellent infrastructure in terms of spacious buildings, ultra-modern machinery, and equipment in our laboratories, a well-equipped Library, and highly qualified and experienced faculty, and staff.

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology-Kenya

MMUST holds the view that science and technology is an indispensable tool in harnessing resources of nature for sustainable development and creating an environment in which human beings can survive and realize their potential. Thus, the human person has the moral obligation to creatively improve the environment. This can be achieved through a well-conceptualized educational, scientific and technological package through which every human being must rightfully experience and acquire the tools to facilitate this mission. 

Marian University, Wisconsin-USA

Marian University is a private Roman Catholic university in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of Saint Agnes, which continues to sponsor the university today. Marian University has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Seventy-one percent of students are women. Ninety-four percent of students receive financial aid. Approximately 32% of undergraduate students live on campus

Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique

Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) it is a national public institution, but an ancient higher education institution in Mozambique. Faith fundada no dia 21 de Agosto de 1962, pelo Decreto-Lei nº. 44530, under the designation of Estudos Gerais Universitários de Moçambique. In 1968, ascended to the University category, it was subsequently designated by the Universidade de Lourenço Marques. In May 1976, President Samora Moises Machel awarded the Institute of the University of Eduardo Mondlane, home to the relevant historical paper represented in Mozambique by Doutor Eduardo Chivambo Mondlane. É ainda em sua homenagem que o dia 20 de Junho, data do seu nascimento, é commemorado as o Dia da Universidade Eduardo Mondlane.

Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA)-California-USA

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) is a hub for research, training and innovation headquartered at the University of California, Berkeley. CEGA generates insights that leaders can use to improve policies, programs, and people’s lives. CEGA's academic network includes more than 160 faculty, 65 scholars from low- and middle-income countries, and hundreds of graduate students — from across academic disciplines and around the world — to produce rigorous evidence about what works to expand education, health, and economic opportunities for people living in poverty.

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is an international English-speaking postgraduate institution, focusing on engineering, environment, and management studies. AIT’s rigorous academic, research, and experiential outreach programs prepare graduates for professional success and leadership roles in Asia and beyond. Founded in 1959, AIT offers the opportunity to study at an institution in Asia which possesses a global reputation. Going forward, AIT will be stressing its global connections, injection of innovation into research and teaching, its relevance to industry, and its nurturing of entrepreneurship, while continuing to fulfill its social impact and capacity building role. Sitting on a beautiful green campus located just north of Bangkok, Thailand, AIT operates as a multicultural community where a cosmopolitan approach to living and learning is the rule. You will meet and study with people from all around the world.

Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

LUT University (Lappeenranta–Lahti University of Technology LUT) is a public science university in Finland, bringing together the fields of technology, business and social sciences. Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which LUT University seeks new solutions with their expertise in technology, business and social sciences. LUT University helps society and businesses in their sustainable renewal. Their international community consists of nearly 8 000 members. Their campuses are in Lappeenranta and Lahti, Finland.

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology,  Kenya

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) was established under the University’s Act 2012 by the Government of Kenya in December 2012. It is a Public University that focuses on Quality Education, Research, Innovation, Technology Development and Transfer. The University is a successor of Kimathi University College of Technology (KUCT), a constituent college of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). Before KUCT, the University was an institute going by the name Kimathi Institute of Technology (KIT) established by the community with the focus of building on education and technology to better the society; a heritage the University has held to this point and lives by.

Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

Sokoine University of Agriculture was first established on the 1st July, 1984 by Parliamentary Act No. 14 of 1984 through the amendment of Parliamentary Act No 6 of the same year. Following repealing of the Act, the university is now operating through the Sokoine University of Agriculture Charter, 2007 through the broad framework of the Universities Act, 2005.

Ivanovo State Polytechnic University, Russia

The history of Ivanovo State Polytechnic University began in 2012 with combining the accumulated experience and traditions of the two Universities - IGASU and IGTA. Their total age is over a century and a half. Being the youngest University in the Ivanovo region ISPU continues nevertheless traditions of Ivanovo-Voznesensk Polytechnic Institute created in 1918 on the initiative of M.V. Frunze.

Liaoning Shihua University, China

As the first petroleum school of New China, Liaoning Shihua University (LSHU) was founded in Dalian in 1950, relocated to Fushun in 1953 and renamed Fushun Petroleum Institute in 1958. When transferred to the governance of the Liaoning Provincial Government in February, 2000, the institution changed its name to Liaoning Shihua University with the approval of the Ministry of Education (MOE) in February, 2002. In March, 2010, a partnership agreement was signed between LSHU and Liaoning Provincial Government, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC) and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).

Sakarya University, Turkey

Sakarya University (Turkish: Sakarya Üniversitesi), frequently referred to simply as SAU, is a public research University located in the city of Serdivan, a district of the Turkish province of Sakarya. Considered one of the largest universities in Turkey with more than 85,000 students,[8] Sakarya University has very high research activity and its comprehensive graduate program offers doctoral degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Humanities, as well as professional degrees in business, medicine, law, nursing, social work and dentistry. It hosts five different institutes: Educational Sciences, Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, and Middle East Institute.

International University of East Africa, Uganda

International University of East Africa (IUEA) is a private for non-profit institution in Uganda, is a chartered University by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (NCHE). In September 2022 the International University of East Africa was approved for grant of a charter by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).

Center for Environmental Research & Technology California, USA

The Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT) was established in 1992 and now operating as the largest research center at the University of California at Riverside, CE-CERT brings together multiple disciplines throughout campus to address society’s most pressing environmental challenges in air quality, climate change, energy, and transportation. CE-CERT’s activities encompass all three aspects of the University of California’s overarching mission. The Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT)’s mission is to be a recognized leader in environmental education, a collaborator with industry and government to improve the technical basis for regulations and policy, a creative source of new technology, and a contributor to a better understanding of the environment, research, education, and public service.

Chiba University, Japan

The history of Chiba University began with the founding of the Chiba Normal School and the Chiba Public Hospital around 150 years ago. In 1949, Chiba University was re-established and unified with five faculties. Today, Chiba University has developed with 10 undergraduate schools and 17 graduate schools. Its fundamental mission since then has been, as encapsulated by the inscription on the University Bell, ad altiora semper (always aim higher), to equip students with the ability to make mature and informed judgments while nurturing and guiding their creativity. Pursuing these goals of excellence has resulted in Chiba University becoming one of the leading academic research centers in Japan.

Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda

Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) is a constituent college of Makerere University, Uganda's oldest university. The schools of the College offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the biomedical sciences, health sciences, human medicine and public health, covering a broad range of disciplines and specialties The College's campus is located on Mulago Hill, in northeast Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) north of the city's central business district. This is about 3 kilometres Northeast of Makerere University Main Campus.

The University of Zimbabwe

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) is a public university in Harare, Zimbabwe. It opened in 1952 as the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and was initially affiliated with the University of London. It was later renamed the University of Rhodesia, and adopted its present name upon Zimbabwe's independence in 1980. UZ is the oldest university in Zimbabwe. The university has eleven faculties (with faculties of Agriculture Environment and Food Systems, Arts and Humanities, Business Management Sciences and Economics, Computer Engineering Informatics and Communications, Education, Engineering and Built Environment, Law, Science, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Veterinary Sciences and Medicine and Health Sciences) offering a wide variety of degree programmes and many specialist research centres and institutes.