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Yamagata University

Japan, 〒990-8560 Yamagata Prefecture, Yamagata/ 8123.628.4744/

Yamagata University (YU) is a national university located in the Japanese cities of Yamagata, Yonezawa, and Tsuruoka in Yamagata Prefecture. The university was established in 1949, but its origin can be traced back to the Yamagata Normal School, a public teacher-training institution, founded in 1878 in Yamagata City. The university also has other roots: the Yonezawa Higher Technical School founded in 1910 in Yonezawa City, the Yamagata Higher School founded in 1920 in Yamagata City, the Yamagata Youth Normal School founded in 1922 in Yamagata City, and the Yamagata Prefectural Agricultural College founded in 1947 in Tsuruoka City.



Aoyama Gakuin University

Japan, 〒150-0002 Tokyo, Shibuya, 4 Chome/ 813.3409.0135/

Originally established in 1874 by missionaries from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Aoyama Gakuin University (AGU) was reconfigured in its current form in 1949 as part of Aoyama Gakuin. Aoyama Gakuin University celebrated its 140-year anniversary in 2014 and is one of Japan's oldest higher education facilities. AGU has established a national reputation for the quality of its education and its international ambiance and is widely recognized as one of the leading private universities in Japan.


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Kagoshima University

Korimoto 1-21-24, Kagoshima 890-8580, Japan/ 8199.285.7111/

Kagoshima University is situated at the southern gateway of the Japanese Archipelago to the Asian region and is blessed with a rich natural environment of seas, volcanic mountains and islands. During the reform and modernization of Japan in the middle of the nineteenth century, Kagoshima produced many leaders who boldly took on the many difficult challenge of the time. In keeping with his unique geography and history, Kagoshima University aims to be a comprehensive university that contributes to society and the community in sustaining academic freedom and diversity, and in supporting the spirit of self-sufficiency and enterprise.


Shizuoka University

Japan, 〒422-8529 Shizuoka Prefecture, Shizuoka, Suruga Ward, Oya, 836/ 8154.237.1111/

Shizuoka University was inaugurated on June 1, 1949, following approval on May 31 of the same year for the university's establishment through the unification of five educational institutions: the former Shizuoka High School, Shizuoka Normal School and Shizuoka 2nd Normal School , Shizuoka Normal School for Youth and Hamamatsu College of Technology. Subsequently, the university absorbed Shizuoka Prefectural College of Agriculture , moved to its present Shizuoka and Hamamatsu Campuses, and by undertaking the reorganization and enlargement of its faculties and other educational departments, assumed its present form. In the years to come, the university will continue to make efforts to upgrade and enrich its structure.

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Kumamoto University

Japan, 〒860-8555 Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamoto, Chuo Ward, Kurokami, 2 Chome−39/ 8196.344.2111/

Kumamato University aims to contribute to the community and global society by cultivating intelligent, moral, and skillful people, while working for the creation, inheritance, and development of knowledge, following the spirit of the Fundamental Law of Education and the School Education Law. Our graduate schools cultivate highly specialized workers with comprehensive reasoning ability, technical knowledge, and ernationally recognized skills, in addition to deep insight into human beings and nature, on the basis of the undergraduate education that the workers have received. As an institution that is open to the public, the university offers a place where people can engage in lifelong learning.


Nanjing Normal University

China, Jiangsu Sheng, Nanjing Shi, Gulou Qu 122/ 8625.8372.0759/

Located in Nanjing, the ancient capital of six dynasties in Chinese history, Nanjing Normal University (NNU) is one of the provincial key universities of “Project 211” under the supervision of the Ministry of Education and Jiangsu Provincial Government. Its origin can be traced back to 1902 with the establishment of Sanjiang Normal College, as one of the cradles of China’s higher normal schools. NNU has three campuses, Xianlin Campus, Suiyuan Campus, and Zijin Campus, among which Suiyuan Campus is renowned as “the most beautiful campus of the Orient”. Today’s NNU consists of 26 schools and 2 independent colleges with an enrollment of 16,325 undergraduates, 9,352 graduate students and 1,162 doctor candidates. It also has 3,235 faculty and staff. The NNU Library has a total collection of around 3.41 million volumes and 115 electronic databases.


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Sharif University of Technology

Tehran, Azadi Avenue، Iran/ 9821.6601.3126/

Sharif University of Technology is a public research university in Tehran, Iran known traditionally to be the first choice of top ranked Iranian high school and university students in engineering and physical sciences, and it is known as the Iranian MIT. The university is located in the Tarasht neighborhood of Tehran within close proximity of Azadi Square, and also has an international campus in Kish, a resort island in the Persian Gulf.


Universitas Diponegoro

JJl. Prof. Soedarto, Tembalang, Kota Semarang, Jawa Tengah 50275, Indonesia/ 6224.7460.012/

Diponegoro University (UNDIP) is a prestigious university located at the northern of Central Java Indonesia. It is renowned for being at the forefront of engineering and technological knowledge and expertise, with a mission to be an Excellent Research University. UNDIP has also established a reputation for innovative education and leading-edge research, with a vision to educating technologists and professionals toward the development of creative human resource and advanced technological innovations. This is in line with the aspirations of the country to be fully developed and knowledge-rich nation. UNDIP has 11 faculties and the number of research centres, in addition to academic departments to service technological, educational and research needs of the university.


Gifu University

Japan, 〒501-1193 Gifu Prefecture, Gifu, Yanagido/ 8158.230.1111/

Gifu University promotes learning based on the students own efforts. It has reinforced its education quality verification system, trains highly skilled professionals, and undertakes community-based "Teach for Communities" activities. By introducing courses on design ideas in its science and technology Master's programs and stressing liberal arts-based general education, the university strongly promotes the training of students who support innovation. Other priorities include the development of medical education that meets international standards.

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King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi

126 Pracha Uthit Rd, Khwaeng Bang Mot, Khet Thung Khru, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10140, Thailand / 662.427.0039/

The KMUTT's School of Architecture and Design was established in 1995, to an provide architectural study in English language. The study program supports the concept of art, science which leads to appropriate solutions to meet the challenge of dynamic 21st century global society in Thailand and internationally. The current three bachelor's degree programs are Architecture, Interior architecture and Industrial Design (Communication Design in 2003). The school aims to educate and train students with variety vision of Architecture, Interior architecture and Industrial design. Also focusing on research and development of applied technology in art and design disciplines. In the year 2002, the school's name has been changed from the "School of Architecture" to "School of Architecture and Design" (SoAD) to fulfill the mission of being an international design school and to welcome the new program, Communication design, in the year 2003.


University of the Philippines Diliman

Diliman, Quezon City, 1101 Metro Manila, Philippines/ 632.981.8500/

UPD occupies 493 hectares of prime land in Quezon City, offering a comprehensive array of disciplines in the baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate levels covering all facets of human behavior and development. As of November 2012, UPD had 248 academic programs, 74 of which were in the undergraduate level, 90 in the master's and 46 in the doctoral levels. Nine certificate programs and 27 diploma programs are also offered, with extension programs in Pampanga and Olongapo City and soon, specialized programs at the UP Professional Schools in Bonifacio Global City. Until May 2014, the Commission of Higher Education recognized nine departments and one college as Centers of Excellence.


Fukuoka University

Japan, 〒814-0180 Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka, Jonan Ward, Nanakuma/ 8192.871.6631/

Fukuoka University has established "spirit of construction" as "solid thought", "moderate neutral", "genuinely healthy" and "aggressive progression". Each spirit is a basic philosophy of the education of our university together with personality formation. Seeking truth and freedom by seeking coexistence among the three listed in "Philosophy of educational research" with the goal of total human education based on this "spirit of construction", voluntary and creativity wealth It is our mission to nurture Kana people and contribute to the development of society. As a comprehensive university integrated with the community and integrated with the community, we value communication and cultivate human resources trusted by society.

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Lingnan University

8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong/ 8522.616.8888/

Lingnan University is the liberal arts university in Hong Kong and we have the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education. Our history can be dated back to 1888, when our forerunner, the Christian College in China, was founded in Guangzhou, and to 1967, when the institution, as Lingnan College, was re-established in Hong Kong. In 2015, Lingnan University was named as one of the “Top 10 Liberal Arts College in Asia” by Forbes.


Universitas Sebelas Maret

Jl. Ir. Sutami No.36A, Jebres, Kota Surakarta, Jawa Tengah 57126, Indonesia/ 6227.1646.994/

Sebelas Maret University is an Indonesian public university in the suburban area of Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia. It is colloquially known as UNS or UNS Solo. Officially founded on March 11, 1976. Up to now, UNS has nine faculties and one graduate program. UNS offers 151 courses ranging from diploma, undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, specialist doctor education programs, to the doctoral program. Each of them is supported with certified laboratories, language laboratories with Self Access Center facilities, and computer-managed and information-technology-based libraries such as teleconference and web-based learning. The total number of students has reached 27,500 people. The total number of UNS alumni has so far reached more than 85,000.


Naresuan University

99 Moo 9 Tambon Tha Pho, Muang Phitsanulok 65000, Thailand/ 6655.961.000/

Naresuan University is a government sponsored university in Phitsanulok, northern Thailand. It was established as a separate university on July 29, 1990, which was the 400th anniversary of the start of the reign of Phitsanulok-born King Naresuan the Great. A courtyard with a statue of King Naresuan is located on the grounds and the students regularly pay their respects before it. The university has about 20,000 full-time students.


Tunghai University

No. 1727, Section 4, Taiwan Boulevard, Xitun District, Taichung City, Taiwan 407/ 8864.2359.0121/

Tunghai University was founded by Methodist missionaries in 1955 as a comprehensive university, the first private university and the second oldest university in Taiwan. Tunghai University is organized into nine colleges of agriculture, engineering, fine arts & creative design, humanities (called the "College of Arts"), international studies, law, management, science, and social science, which contain 34 academic departments.


Anna University

Sardar Patel Road, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025, India/ 9144.2235.7004/

Anna University is a technical university in Tamil Nadu, India. The main university campus is located in Guindy, Chennai. It was named after C. N. Annadurai, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 4 September 1978 . It became an affiliating university in 2001, absorbing all engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. In 2007, it was split into six constituent universities namely Chennai (campus), Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli and Tirunelveli. On 14 September 2011, the constituents were merged back to a single affiliating university for engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu.