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University of Bucharest

Romania

University of BucharestAn 1864 decree of Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza converted the former St. Sabba Academy into the University of Bucharest, which presently comprises eighteen departments. Ever since, the University of Bucharest has been considered, within Romania and abroad, the country’s leading educational and research institution. With its 140 years of prestigious tradition, UB is the perfect destination for everyone who wants to start or continue a prominent career. Its educational offer varies from undergraduate and graduate studies to PhD and MBA programmes, as well as distance and eLearning opportunities.


University of Ankara

Turkey

University of AnkaraAnkara University is a comprehensive public university located in Istambul, Turkey. Ankara University was founded by Atatürk himself. Being the first higher education institute of the Republic, it has established a reputable image both within the country and in the international arena, with its vast experience for 50 years, its highly qualified academic staff and students, and its well established teaching, learning and research facilities.


University Kebangsaan Malaysia

Malaysia

University Kebangsaan MalaysiaUniversity Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia) is a public university located in Bangi, Selangor which is about 35 km south of Kuala Lumpur. There is also a teaching hospital in Cheras and a branch campus in Kuala Lumpur. Today, it has 17,500 undergraduate students, and 5,105 postgraduate students of which 1368 are foreign students from 35 different countries. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is recognized as one of the four research universities in Malaysia. It was ranked by The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) at number 185 in its annual ranking of the world's top 200 universities for 2006.


TOBB University of Economics and Technology

Turkey

TOBB University of Economics and TechnologyTOBB University of Economics and Technology has been founded by The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) in order to educate enterprising and qualified social leaders. By producing authentic and universal information, our university aims to contribute to the development of our country and stands as a sample for institutional and social responsibility. By applying the co-operation of university and industry to its education model, TOBB ETU has pioneered in Turkey.


Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN)

Nepal

Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN)Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN)has been established as a facilitator to support for advanced research and education network through the means of Information and Communication Technology and as a knowledge center to support good ICT initiatives and researcher in the country. This entity has been established as a non-profit network under the Prime College, affiliated to Tribhuwan National University, collaboration with various organizations.


Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)

Pakistan

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is a national university, established by sponsors belonging to the country’s leading private and public sector corporations. The goal of the sponsors is to develop an institution, which would provide rigorous academic and intellectual training and a viable alternative to education comparable to leading universities across the world.


Kent State University

United States

Kent State UniversityKent State University's eight-campus system, one of the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio. The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse university, while the Regional Campuses - Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Kent State, one of the public Ohio universities for undergraduate and graduate students, is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 77 public research universities, and among the 76 top colleges and top universities in community engagement. It serves more than 34,000 students university wide. We are one of the largest Ohio universities and offer classes and degree programs for regional, national and international students interested in thousands of career pursuits.


Izmir University of Economics (IEU)

Turkey

Izmir University of Economics (IEU)The Izmir University of Economics was established as a public corporation on April 14, 2001 by the Izmir Chamber of Commerce Education and Health Foundation under the auspices of the Izmir Chamber of Commerce in accordance with statute 4633. The IUE is an institution of higher education and aims to nurture individuals who are creative, dedicated and wholly committed to Atatürk’s principles and reforms. The Izmir University of Economics is the first foundation university in Izmir and the Aegean region and began to accept undergraduate students in 2001.


International Islamic University of Malaysia

Malaysia

International Islamic University of MalaysiaInternational Islamic University Malaysia.is a unique institution of higher education which blends in a creative and harmonious fashion the modern and professional disciplines with traditional values and moral virtues. Its female students population is more than the male and students come from more than 90 countries. Right from its inception, IIUM has spared no effort to ensure that it provides the best tertiary education possible in all branches of knowledge. It scours the entire world in its recruitment exercises, for it would employ the most accomplished scholars for its academic departments and appoint committed professionals to run its administration. Its state-of-the-art facilities—physical and otherwise—are the envy of other institutions. Its establishment in 1983. IIUM operates under the direction of a Board of Governors with representatives from the eight sponsoring governments and the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC). It maintains links with governments and institutions all over the world, such as the League of Islamic Universities, the International Association of Universities and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.


International Islamic University of Islamabad

Pakistan

International Islamic University of IslamabadThe foundation of the University was laid on the first day of the 15th Hijrah Century, Muharram 1, 1401 (November 11, 1980). This landmark of the beginning of the new Century Symbolize the aspirations and hopes of the Muslim Ummah for an Islamic renaissance. The desire to produce scholars and practitioners, imbued with Islamic learning, character and personality, and capable to meet the economic, social, political, and intellectual needs of modern times is the aim of this university. The University starts as “Islamic University” with only 9 students in its LL.M degree Program and classes being held at the Campus of Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. The University was upgraded, restructured and reconstituted as “International Islamic University” with the promulgation of the International Islamic University Ordinance by the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in March 1985. With 8 faculties and 5 autonomous academies, institutes and centers the University is conducting around 58 academic programs with enrollment of over 12,000 students that include around 5,500 girl students. In addition, around 2000 students are enrolled in the Iqra technical center, a constituent unit of the university. The International Islamic University is a unique institution of higher learning which integrates the two parallel streams of religious and other education systems prevailing in the Muslim world. It provides a system based on universal Islamic principles capable of responding to present day needs and requirements.


Ibaraki University

Japan

Ibaraki UniversityIbaraki University was established on May 31, 1949, as the enforcement of the 1949 School Education Law (Number 150). By integrating prewar institutions: Mito High School (Mito Koto-Gakko), Ibaraki Normal School (Ibaraki Shihan-Gakko), Ibaraki Juvenile Normal School (Ibaraki Seinen Shihan-Gakko), and Taga Technical Specialists' College (Taga Kogyo Senmon-Gakko), it instigated the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Education, and the College of Engineering.


GC University

Pakistan

GC UniversityAfter 144 Years of its wonderful history the Government College, Lahore was raised to the status of a University in 2002. It was renamed as GC University Lahore. The academic life here has been re-shaped in accordance with its new challenges and we hope to fulfill the expectations that go with a University. GCU is committed to act as promoter of quality education for all. This Institution is one of the oldest seats of learning in the Muslim world. As a seat of higher learning GC University blends grand old traditions and modern educational standards. GC University has more than three hundred highly competent and skilful teaching staff, of which 146 hold Ph.D. degrees in their respective fields. We also have a number of foreign visiting professors in different disciplines and their presence on our campus has reinvigorated academic programmes and strengthened research activities.


Donetsk State University of ManAgement (DSUM)

Ukraine

Donetsk State University of Mangement (DSUM)Donetsk State University of Management, which was founded during the complicated years of formation of Ukrainian state system as an institution of a new type, strives to perform a responsible mission - to prepare high qualified professionals, able to operate the most complicated production and economic processes under new market conditions. Today DonSUM is a specialized institution of higher education preparing qualified management staff in Economics, Finance, Sociology, Law, Management, and Marketing oriented to work in the new market economy of Ukraine and its integration into international scientific and education area.


BRAC University

Bangladesh

BRAC UniversityBRAC is one of the largest non-government development organizations in the world. It works in a number of closely related areas such as poverty alleviation, rural health care and non-formal education among many others to bring about socio-economic changes for a large number of our people. BRAC University has been established to foster BRAC's mission in higher education.


Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU)

Pakistan

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU)Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is the first Open University in Asia. AIOU is a unique institution in Pakistan because of its philosophy, system, approach, functions and overall structure. The University with its main campus at Islamabad and huge network of regional centers spread all over the country is serving its clientele all over Pakistan and in the Middle East. It is one of the mega universities in the world with course enrollment of 1,806,214 students. AIOU is a Distance Education institution, which provides multi disciplinary education from basic to doctoral level programs. It has received many recognitions including UNESCO NOMA award and Raja Roy Sing award for innovative strategies for imparting literacy to the rural masses.