Agreements



UCL has hundreds of agreements (Memoranda of Understanding) with universities and institutions around the world.

New agreements

Country/region Partner institution
UCL department
Main aim
Purpose
Start date
End date
Japan
National Institute for Informatics
Department of Computer Science
Research and teaching
Renewal of existing links in research, education and training
Jan-14
Jan-17
Kenya
Turkana Basin Institute
Anthropology
Teaching
11 week field course held in Kenya for UCL students
Jul-14
Jul-17
South Korea
Dankook University
Biochemical Engineering
Teaching and research
Provision for eligible DKU students to apply for Mres degreed in Biochemical Engineering at UCL
Jun-14
Jun-19
South Africa
University of Stellenbosch Business School- Executive Development Ltd
Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management
Teaching and research
Provision for research projects including joint curriculum development and exchange of faculty and graduate students within the Centre for Business Management of Projects at USB
Feb-14
Feb-17
Switzerland
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)
Faculty of Engineering
Teaching
Student exchange
Jun-14
Jun-15
USA
Fulbright Commission
UCL
Teaching
Scholarship for one US PG student for one semester on the MPA, Executive Programme in Global Public Policy and Management award with NYU Wagner
Aug-16
Aug-20
USA
The Cooper Union
Slade School of Fine Art
Teaching
Student exchange
Feb-14
Feb-19

Africa

Country/region Partner institution UCL department
Main aim Purpose Start date End date
Africa The African Leadership Academy UCL Teaching Scholarship agreement for capacity building Apr-11 Jun-13
Commonwealth Countries Association of Commonwealth Countries UCL Teaching Scholarship agreement Feb-10 N/A
Kenya
Turkana Basin Institute
Anthropology
Teaching
11 week field course held in Kenya for UCL students
Jul-14
Jul-17
Libya Libyan Board of Medical Specialties
UCL Medical School Teaching Delivery of CPD and academic visits Mar-08 N/A
Mauritius Ministry of Health and Quality of Life UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Establishes collaboration based on cardiovascular research Jul-11 Jul-16
Nigeria Petroleum Technology Development Fund UCL Teaching Scholarship agreement Jul-09 Jul-14
South Africa Africa Centre for Health and Populations Studies Institute of Global Health Teaching and Research Research collaboration and student exchange Dec-10 Dec-15
South Africa University of Cape Town Faculty of Biomedical Sciences Research Research collaboration on poverty related disease Mar-09 Mar-13
South Africa
University of Stellenbosch Business School- Executive Development Ltd
Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management
Teaching and research
Provision for research projects including joint curriculum development and exchange of faculty and graduate students within the Centre for Business Management of Projects at USB 
Feb-14
Feb-17
Sudan University of Science and Technology, Omdurman Department of Medical Physics Teaching and Research Research collaboration in medical lasers and scholarships Aug-09 Aug-14

The Americas

Country/region Partner institution UCL department
Main aim Purpose Start date End date
Argentina Universidad de San Andres, Buenos Aires Department Spanish and Latin American Studies Teaching Student exchange January 2009 January 2014
Brazil Escola de Economia de Sao Paulo UCL Teaching Student study abroad Jun-10 Jun-13
Brazil
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Research
Collaborative project, conferences, research and staff exchange
Feb-14
Feb-17
Brazil University of Minas Gerais Institute of Neurology Research Research collaboration in areas around Parkinson's Disease and related movement disorders Jan-11 Jan-15
Brazil Universities UK (Science without Borders) UCL Teaching UUK grant for affiliate students to study in UCL from Brazil May-12 May-16
Canada
University of British Columbia
Faculty of Engineering, MAPS, Life Sciences, Social and Historical Sciences 
Teaching
Student exchange
Feb-14
Feb-19
Canada Ecole de Technologie Superieure Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching Staff and student exchange agreement Apr-12 Apr-17
Canada McGill University UCL Teaching Student exchange Sep-11 Sep-16
Canada
Simon Fraser University
UCL
Teaching
Student exchange
Jan-14
Jan-18
Canada University of Montreal Faculty of Arts and Humanities Teaching Student exchange Jan-10 Sep-13
Canada University of Montreal BASc Teaching Student exchange Feb-13 Feb-16
Canada University of Waterloo Arts and Humanities; Social and Historical Sciences; Faculty of Engineering Sciences; Mathematics and Physical Sciences; Life Sciences Teaching Student Exchange Nov-12 Sep-15
Chile CONICYT UCL Teaching Promote the training of Chilean students in Graduate Programmes offered by UCL Aug-12 Aug-17
Chile Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies Teaching Student exchange Dec-10 Dec-13
Chile Universidad de Chile School of European Languages, Culture & Society, UCL Teaching Student exchange Sep-12 Jul-15
Chile The Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile & Govt of Santiago Metropolitan Region Barlett, Faculty of the Built Environment Research Research collaboration with the aim of development of the metropolitan region of Santiago
Dec-11 Dec-14
Colombia Fundacion Para el Futuro de Colombia 'Colfuturo' UCL Teaching Scholarship agreement Aug-09 Aug-14
Colombia Fundacion Para el Futuro de Colombia 'Colfuturo' UCL Teaching Scholarship agreement May-12 May-17
Colombia
Universidad de Los Andes
BASc
Teaching
Student exchange
Mar-14
Mar-17
Colombia Universidad de Los Andes Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering Research Research collaboration in sustainable development and cities and their transport systems Feb-13 Dec-16
Colombia
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
UCL
Teaching
Student exchange UG
Jul-14
Jul-15
Colombia
Universidad Nacional de Colombia sede Medellin
UCL
Teaching
Student exchange - summer school
Jun-13
Jun-14
Consortium - The Maristan Network Latin America lead is Granada UCL Medical School Research Network in mental health sciences Dec-10 Dec-15
Guatemala Foundacion Gautefuturo UCL Teaching Scholarship agreement Sep-10 Sep-15
Ecuador
SENESCYT
UCL
Teaching and research
Framework agreement
Jul-13
Jul-18
Ecuador
Universidad San Francisico de Quito
BASc
Teaching
Student exchange
Sep-14
Sep-17
Latin America (and Spain)
Santander Universities
UCL
Teaching
Various student and staff scholarships
May-13
May-16
Mexico Cancer Research International UCL Cancer Institute Research and Teaching Scholarship agreement and research with Cancer Institute in Mexico May-09 May-14
Mexico CONACYT UCL Teaching Scholarship Agreement to facilitate postgraduate study by Mexican students in UCL Aug-12 Sep-15
Mexico Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Department of Computer Science Teaching Student exchange Nov-10 Nov-15
Mexico Mexican Fund for Human Resources Development UCL Teaching Scholarship agreement Nov-10 Nov-13
Mexico National Institute for Public Health Mexico UCL International Institute for Society and Health Research research collaboration on public health issues Mar-09 Mar-13
Mexico Univiersidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Faculties of Life Sciences Research General research agreement Jan-09 Jan-14
Mexico Univiersidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico UCL Teaching Student Exchange Mar-13 Mar-18
Montserrat, West Indies Govt of Monsterrat UCL Earth Sciences Research Research collaboration around volcanos Aug-10 Aug-13
Peru
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Research
  Mar-14
Mar-17
Peru
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia BASc
Teaching
Student exchange
Nov-13
Nov-16
South America Abbey Santander Bank UCL Teaching Scholarship agreement May-10 May-13
Uruguay
University of Montevideo
SELCS (School of European Languages, Culture and Society)
Teaching
Student exchange
Mar-14
Mar-17
USA Academic Programs International UCL Teaching Student study abroad Apr-10 Apr-15
USA Baylor College of Medicine, Centre for Space Medicine Centre for Space Medicine Teaching and research joint research; staff and student exchanges; education programmes; joint seminars May-13 May-18
USA Columbia University Department of Economics Teaching Student exchange Sep-11 Sep-13
USA
The Cooper Union
Slade School of Fine Art
Teaching
Student exchange
Feb-14
Feb-19
USA US-UK Fulbright Commission UCL Teaching Postgraduate scholarship agreement Aug-13 Aug-17
USA
US-UK Fulbright Commission
UCL
Teaching
Scholarship for one US PG student for one semester on the MPA, Executive Programme in Global Public Policy and Management award with NYU Wagner
Aug-16
Aug-20
USA George town UCL Teaching Student Exchange Jun-11 Jun-16
USA George town Department of Economics Teaching Student Exchange Aug-11 Jul-16
USA George Washington UCL Social and Historical Sciences; Mathematics and Physical Sciences; Life Sciences Teaching Student Exchange and affiliate programme Dec-11 Dec-15
USA George Washington University
UCL Teaching Affiliate students programme Aug-09 Aug-14
USA Iowa State University Department of Chemical Engineering Teaching Student exchange Jul-09 Jul-14
USA John Hopkins University UCL Teaching Affiliate students programme Sep-09 Sep-13
USA John Hopkins University UCL Teaching Student exchange Jan-13 Jan-18
USA National Institutes of Mental Health, USA Faculty of Life Sciences Teaching Scholarship agreement in neurosciences Oct-08 Oct-13
USA National Space Biomedical Research Institute UCL Centre for Space Medicine Teaching and research joint research; staff and student exchanges; education programmes; joint seminars May-13 May-18
USA
New York Studio School
UCL Slade
Teaching
Student exchange
Mar-14
Mar-17
USA New York University School of Public Policy Teaching Joint Master of Public Administration Sep-17 Sep-17
USA National Institutes of Health and the Marshall Commission Faculty of Life Sciences Teaching Scholarship agreement Jun-11 May-16
USA University of Pennsylvania Department of History Teaching Student exchange Apr-12 Apr-16
USA University of Pennsylvania Department of Economics Teaching Student exchange Feb-13 Feb-17
USA Purdue University UCL Teaching Student exchange Sep-10 Sep-15
USA
Purdue University
Faculty of Engineering Sciences; Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Teaching
Student exchange
Aug-13
Aug-16
USA Simmons College, Boston (Mid-Sweden University) Department of Information Science Teaching and Research research collaboration; staff and student exchange; academic cooperation Aug-12 Aug-17
USA Smith College UCL Teaching Affiliate students programme Aug-11 Jun-15
USA Southern California Institute of Architecture Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment Teaching Student Exchange Apr-13 Dec-15
USA Stevens Institute of Technology Mechanical Engineering Teaching Student exchange Sep-08 Sep-13
USA Stony Brook, New York Institute of Archaeology Teaching Student exchange Sep-11 Sep-14
USA Syracuse University Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering Teaching Student exchange Oct-08 Oct-13
USA Yale Newhaven Hospital
UCL Research UCL-Yale Collaborative in Biomedicine Oct-09 Oct-14
USA
University of California
UCL
Teaching
Student exchange
Oct-13
Oct-18
USA UCLA Department of Statistics Teaching Student exchange Mar-10 Mar-15
USA UCLA Department of Economics Teaching Student exchange Sep-10 Sep-15
USA
University of Chicago
UCL
Teaching
Student exchange
Jan-14
Jul-17
USA University of Illinois Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching Student exchange Mar-11 Mar-16
USA
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Economics, Physical and Mathematical Sciences, History of Art, Liberal Arts
Teaching
Student exchange
Mar-14
Mar-19
USA University of Texas at Austin Social and Historical Sciences; Life Sciences; Mathematics and Physical Sciences Teaching Student exchange Dec-11 Dec-16
USA University of Washington Arts and Humanities; Social and Historical Sciences; Life Sciences; Mathematics and Physical Sciences Teaching
Student exchange Aug-10 Aug-15
USA Washington University in St Louis Department of Economics Teaching Student exchange Jan-11 Jan-14
USA Westmont College UCL Teaching Affiliate student agreement Oct-11 Oct-14
USA Yale University UCL Graduate School Teaching Postgraduate research student exchange Aug-11 May-16
USA and UK Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Institute of Global Health Research Establishment of the GACD Secretariat for research collaboration May-11 May-14
USA and UK National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Institute of Global Health Research GACD amendments to include NIH in the secretariat May-11 May-14

Australia and the Pacific

Country/region Partner institution UCL department Main aim Purpose Start date End date
Australia BHP Billiton UCL Research Funding support for research in UK and Australia in energy and resources Jun-11 Jun-16
Australia Flinders University Institute of Archaeology Teaching Student exchange Apr-10 Apr-13
Australia Monash University, Faculty of Art and Design Slade School of Fine Art Teaching and Research Collaborative links in areas/projects relating to fine art Feb-09 Feb-14
Australia National ICT Australia Faculty of Engineering Sciences Research Collaborative links to carry out joint research, training of students and staff in research and hold joint symposia May-10 May-15
Australia University of New South Wales Bartlett School of Planning Teaching Student exchange May-11 May-16
Australia Queensland Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Mathematics and Physical Sciences and Faculty of Life Sciences Teaching Student exchange Sep-12 Sep-17
Australia University of Adelaide UCL Teaching Student exchange Feb-10 Feb-15
Australia University of Adelaide UCL Teaching and Research framework for co-operation in staff and student exchanges; joint research; exchange research materials; joint QA Apr-10 Apr-15
Australia University of Melbourne Faculty of Engineering Teaching and Research Academic exchanges in research and staff exchanges Sep-08 2013
Australia University of Melbourne Bartlett School of Planning Teaching Student exchange Dec-10 Dec-15
Australia University of Melbourne UCL Teaching Student Exchange May-13 May-16
Australia
University of Sydney
UCL
Teaching
Framework for teaching
May-14
May-19
Australia University of Sydney Faculties of Arts and Humanities, Social and Historical Sciences, Mathematics and Physical Sciences and Life Sciences Teaching Student exchange Sep-11 Sep-15
Australia
University of Queensland
Faculty of Engineering Sciences, MAPS, Life Sciences and Historical and Social Sciences 
Teaching
Student exchange
Oct-13
Oct-18
Australia University of Western Australia UCL Teaching Student exchange Apr-09 Mar-13
Australia University of Western Australia School of Life and Medical Sciences Teaching and Research co-operation in joint research projects; staff exchange programmes; development doctoral training projects Oct-11 Oct-16
Australia Wollongong University UCL Energy Institute Research Research collaboration, development and application of energy efficient technologies Dec-09 Dec-14
New Zealand
University of Auckland
UCL
Teaching
Student exchange- (addendum to 2011 agreement to increase student numbers) Sep-13
Apr-16
New Zealand Building Research Association of New Zealand, Victoria University, Wellington Bartlett Faculty of Built Environment Research Research collaboration on sustainable buildings Jul-09 Jul-14
New Zealand Massey University, Joint Centre for Disaster Research Department Civil and Environmental and Geomatic Engineering Research Research into earthquakes and natural disasters Sep-10 Sep-13
New Zealand University of Auckland UCL Teaching Student exchange Apr-11 Apr-16
New Zealand University of Canterbury Faculty of Engineering Teaching Student & staff exchange; exchange scholarly publications and information Feb-13 Feb-16

Central Asia

Country/region Partner institution UCL department Main aim Purpose Start date End date
Kazakhstan Nazarbayev University UCL Teaching Provision of educational programme at the Centre for Preparatory Studies, Nazarbayev University Feb-10 Aug-15
Kazakhstan Kazakh National University Al Farabi UCL Teaching Framework agreement for staff exchange, affiliate students Feb-10 Feb-15
Kazakhstan Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan UCL Framework Facilitates Kazakhstan collaborations with Government of Kazakhstan Apr-09 Mar-13

China

Country/region Partner institution UCL department Main aim Purpose Start date End date
China
Beijing University of Chemical Technology (State Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering)
School of Pharmacy
Teaching
PhD student exchange
Jun-13
Oct-16
China Business School of Central South University Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment Research Research collaboration on SELMA modelling Nov-10 Nov-15
China
China Scholarship Council
UCL
Teaching
Scholarship agreement
Jan-14
Jan-16
China Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS-EPSRC) UCL Teaching and research Research and education framework agreement Jun-12 Jun-17
China Chinese Academy of Urban Planning and Design, Municipality of Zhuzhou Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment Research Framework agreement for collaboration Oct-08 Oct-13
China
Chinese University of Hong Kong Division of Psychology and Language Sciences Teaching
Student exchange (renewal of 2008 agreement in phonetics) Oct-13
Oct-18
China Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching Student exchange Oct-11 Oct-16
China Chongqing University Faculty of the Built Environment Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment Research Research collaboration and technical/curriculum support Oct-11 Oct-16
China
Chongqing University
Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment
Teaching and research
Appendix to 2011 agreement - joint research, staff and student exchange, exchange of information and resources
Jul-13
Oct-16
China City University Hong Kong Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching Student exchange Sep-11 Sep-16
China
China University of Petroleum, Beijing (CUPB)
UCL
Teaching
Study abroad in connection with Study Abroad Foundation
Feb-13
Feb-14 (yearly renewal)
China CZT - Hunan Provincial Government Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment Research Research collaboration on SELMA modelling and other activities Nov-10 Nov-15
China Dalian University of Technology UCL Teaching Student study abroad Mar-12 Jun-15
China Dalian University of Technology Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching Dual degree: Cooperative Education Scheme Mar-12 Jun-15
China Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art Slade School of Fine Art Research Research collaboration and student exchange Jan-11 Mar-13
China Guangzhou Urban Planning and Design Survey Research Institute, Guangdong Provincial Academy of Environmental Science Faculty of Engineering Sciences Research Low carbon research collaboration consortium with partners in China and University of Southampton Apr-11 Apr-14
China
High School affiliated to Fudan University
Centre for Languages and International Education (CLIE)
Teaching
Foster close relations to promote UCL's Undergraduate Preparatory Certificate (UPC)
Jun-13
Jun-15
China Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Faculty of Engineering Teaching Student exchange Oct-07 Oct-13
China
University of Hong Kong
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy Teaching and research
Student exchange
May-14
Jul-16
China
University of Hong Kong Department of Urban Planning and Design
Bartlett School of Planning
Teaching
Student exchange
Jul-13
Jul-15
China
Jiangsu Normal University, Jiangus Key Laboratory of Language and Cognitive Neuroscience Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre Research
Post-doc training programme to facilitate research on cognitive neural mechanisms of sign language and cross-cultural and cross-linguistic comparisons Jul-13
Jul-16
China Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden/ Hainan Provincial Forestry Department Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment Research Research collaboration in Hong Kong and China in conservation project Jul-10 Jul-13
China Museum of the Terra-Cotta Warriors the Emperor Qin Shihuang's Mausoleum UCL Institute of Archaeology Research Research collaboration and staff training May-11 May-16
China Museum of the Terra-Cotta Warriors the Emperor Qin Shihuang's Mausoleum and Oxford University UCL Institute of Archaeology Research Research collaboration and staff training May-11 May-16
China
Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Material Chemistry Centre
Research
Research project
May-14
May-19
China Peking University UCL Teaching and Research Framework agreement for collaboration in archaeology, medicine and entrepreneurship Oct-10 Oct-15
China Peking University UCL Teaching and Research Research collaboration and student and staff exchanges Oct-10 Oct-13
China Peking University, Health Science Centre UCL Teaching Student exchange Oct-12 Oct-15
China School of Architecture of South China University Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment Teaching and Research General collaboration agreement Apr-11 Apr-15
China
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
BASc
Teaching
Student exchange
Mar-14
Mar-17
China Shanghai University of Finance and Economics UCL Teaching Affiliate students programme Apr-11 Apr-13
China Tianguan Group Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering Research Collaboration on industrially sponsored research Jul-11 Jul-16
China Tsinghua University Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science Research and exchange of students and staff PG student Exchange May-09 May-14
China University of Hong Kong Bartlett School of Planning Teaching Student exchange Sep-09 2013
China
Zhejiang University BASc
Teaching
Student exchange
Nov-13
Nov-16
China Zhejiang University UCL Teaching and research Development of dual degrees in Engineering; student exchanges; staff exchanges; preliminary discussions around research collaboration May-13 May-18

East and South Asia

Country/region Partner institution UCL department Main aim Purpose Start date End date
Bangladesh University of Dhaka (British Council -INSPIRE grant) UCL Slade School of Fine Art Teaching Grant agreement- broadening of the collaboration - student exchanges, research collaboration Nov-13
Oct-16
Cambodia Department of Environmental Sciences, Royal University of Phnom Penh UCL Geography Research Research collaboration on great lake Jul-12 Jul-17
Consortium (India)
Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health (BALM) and the TATA Institute of Social Sciences
UCL
Teaching and research
Teaching and research project
Apr-11
Apr-16
EU plus India, China, Bangladesh Lund University (coordinating university) Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching and Research Erasmus Mundus consortium headed by Lund University to provide scholarships for student mobility; post doc mobility Jul-11 Jul-13
India BALM the Banyan Institute for Mental Health, TATA Institute, Mumbai Faculty of Biomedical Sciences Research and Teaching collaboration on issues in Mental Health Apr-11 Apr-16
India Confederation of Indian Industry UCL Research Research; training; consultation Jun-11 Jun-14
India Indian Institute of Science Education and Research- Pune UCL and Keele University Consortium Research Agreement under British Council to support development of IISER Pune Jan-10 Jan-15
India The BAPU Trust for Research on Mind & Discourse Pune, Maharashtra State Department of Mental Health Science Research Research collaboration Aug-11 Aug-14
Indonesia
UK Higher Education International Unit and Indonesian Ministry of Education Directorate General of Education
UCL
Teaching
Scholarship agreement
Jun-13
Jun-18
Japan Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching Student Exchange Apr-11 Apr-14
Japan Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University Faculties of Life Sciences and Biomedical Sciences Research and Teaching Research collaborations and student exchange May-10 May-15
Japan Hitosubashi University Arts and Sciences, BASc Teaching Student Exchange May-13 May-16
Japan Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Research Research grant agreement Nov-10 Nov-17
Japan Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology JAIST Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Research Doctoral training and collaborative research in physical sciences Jun-12 Jun-17
Japan National Centre for Materials Science UCL Research Scientific and technical cooperation in materials science and technology Oct-10 Oct-15
Japan National Institute of Materials Science Department of Chemical Engineering Research Research in renewable energy production May-10 May-15
Japan National Institute of Informatics Department of Computer Science Teaching and research Renewal of existing links in research, education and training Jan-14
Jan-17
Japan Organic Nanomaterials Centre and the International Centre for Young Scientists, National Institute for Materials Science London Centre for Nanotechnology Research Research collaboration in application of nanomaterials Jun-07 Jun-13
Japan Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Research General research collaboration Aug-10 Aug-14
Japan
RENKEI
UCL
Research
Network for research collaboration with Japanese universities
Dec-13
Dec-18
Japan RIKEN Institute of Neurology Research Research collaboration in brain science Dec-11 Dec-16
Japan Toyohashi University of Technology Institute of Biomedical Engineering Teaching and Research Academic cooperation in areas of mutual interest May-12 May-17
Japan
Tohoku University
UCL
Teaching and research
Framework agreement- linked education programmes; joint research; staff and student exchanges Nov-13
Nov-18
Japan Tohoku University Faculty of Life Sciences Research JSPS young researchers scheme Dec-10 Dec-15
Japan University of Osaka UCL Teaching and Research Institutional cooperation agreement Jan-10 Jan-15
Japan University of Osaka, Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Research Research based on collaborative laboratory Sep-09 2013
Japan Yamaguchi University UCL Teaching and Research Staff and student exchange; colloquia, seminars and lectures; research Feb-13 Feb-18
Japan Yamaguchi University Faculty of Engineering Teaching and Research symposium; educational and research collaboration; staff and student exchange Feb-13 Feb-18
Malaysia Ong Hin Tiang & Ong Sek Pek Foundation UCL Cancer Institute Teaching PhD studentship 2012 2015
Maldives Republic of the Maldives UCL Research Research collaborations in eco-laboratory Mar-09 Mar-13
Singapore Building Construction Authority UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment Teaching Partnership for delivery of MSc in Facilities Management Mar-10 Mar-15
Singapore National University of Singapore UCL Teaching Student exchange May-11 May-16
Singapore
Nanyang Technological University Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences Teaching Student exchange Mar-14 Mar-19
South Korea
Dankook University
Biochemical Engineering
Teaching and research
Provision for eligible DKU students to apply for Mres degreed in Biochemical Engineering at UCL
Jun-14
Jun-19
South Korea Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute Faculty of Engineering Sciences Research Research collaboration and exchange Mar-11 Mar-21
South Korea Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) UCL Australia Teaching Scholarship agreement May-11 2016
South Korea Samsung Electronics Department of Economics Teaching Student internship programme- establishes work experience abroad programme Apr-12 Apr-13
South Korea Seoul National University Arts and Sciences, BASc Teaching Student exchange Sep-12 Sep-15
South Korea
Sogang University
UCL
Teaching
Junior year abroad - incoming to UCL
Jul-13
Jul-16
Thailand Chulalongkorn University UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment Research Research collaboration on facilities management research Sep-08 2013
Thailand Civil Service Commission UCL Research Scholarship agreement Dec-10 Dec-13
Thailand Mahidol University, Faculty of Information and Communication Technology UCL, Faculty of Engineering Science Teaching Dual masters degree: collaborative education programme Apr-13 Apr-18
Thailand Office of the Civil Service Commission UCL Teaching Scholarship agreement Nov-06 Nov-09

Europe

Country/region Partner institution UCL department Main aim Purpose Start date End date
Albania Centre for Albanian Studies School of Slavonic and East European Studies Research Provides opportunities for young scholars from Albania to conduct cooperative research with leading research groups in the UCL Feb-10 Feb-13
Bulgaria Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Institute of Archaeology Research Joint research project Nov-12 Oct-16
Estonia
Estonian Research Council
SSEES
Research
Research project
Oct-13
Sept-17
Estonia Estonian Science Foundation School of Slavonic and East European Studies Research Funding for a fellowship in humanities and social sciences research Mar-09 Mar-13
European Consortium European Union Consortium School of Slavonic and East European Studies Teaching International Masters in Economy, State and Society May-11 Nov-13
European Consortium European Union Consortium Institute of Child Health Teaching European Master of Science Programme in International Health 2007 2013
European Consortium
Various European institutions
Deafness Cognition and language Research Centre
Teaching and research
Needs assessment of deafness in consortium member states - in order to create teaching and learning packs for signing
Jul-13
Jul-16
European Consortium Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona as lead partner insitiution Department of Mechanical Engineering Teaching Lifelong Leaning Programme project to investigate potential for collaborative Masters training in bioengineering Jul-10 Jul-14
European Consortium CNRS Paris as lead partner institution Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis Research European consortium on spatial research Dec-10 Dec-14
European Consortium KTH Stockholm as lead partner institution Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching Masters Programme in Digital Media Technology Dec-11 Dec-16
European Consortium with Berkeley ENSAE Paris as lead partner institution Department of Statistics Teaching Provision of MSc in Statistics May-10 May-15
European Union EU Lifelong Learning Programme E-Learning Environments Teaching and Research Research into augmenting teaching with videos Nov-11 Nov-13
European Union and India, China, Bangladesh Lund University as lead partner institution Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching Consortium headed by Lund, provides scholarships for student mobility Feb-09 Jul-13
France Alliance Nationale pour les Sciences de la Vie et de la Sante (AVIESAN) UCL Research research collaboration in areas of mutual interest Sep-12 Sep-17
France
Chamber of Commerce, HEC School of Management, Paris 
Department of Management Science and Innovation 
Teaching
Student exchange
Mar-14
Mar-17
France Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, Laboratoire de Physique London Centre of Nanotechnology Teaching and Research Provision for joint PhD Jul-09 Jul-13
France Ecole Normale Superieure and Pierre et Marie Curie Institute of Neurology Teaching Joint MSc in Brain and Mind Sciences Aug-13
Aug-18
France French Embassy UCL Research development & running of series of workshops with science/technology focus to expand research links Sep-12 Sep-17
France Information Sciences Department, Paris 13 Department of Information Studies Research Research collaboration in publishing and book-trade professions Jan-11 Mar-15
France
Institut Francais (French Embassy)
UCL
Research
Development and running of series of workshops with arts and humanities focus in order to build on existing links between French and UCL academic/research organisations and to establish new directions for possible research collaborations
Jul-13
Jul-16
France Sciences Po European, Social and Political Studies Teaching Provision for dual BA in Social and Political Studies May-11 May-15
France Paris Sciences et Lettres (PSL)
UCL Research Research and staff exchange Jun-13
Jun-18
France
Pierre et Marie Curie University
UCL
Research
Research project
Apr-14
Apr-19
France Universite de Rennes 2 Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences & School of Life & Medical Sciences Teaching and Research collaborative agreement to facilitate a joint PhD and facilitates research collaboration, teaching exchange Sep-12 Sep-16
Germany German Academic Exchange Service School of Slavonic and East European Studies Teaching DAAD Lectorship sponsorship Aug-11 Aug-15
Germany HelmholtzZentrum Munchen (German Research Center for Environmental Health) UCL Teaching and Research General collaboration agreement Jul-12 Jul-15
Germany Max Planck Gesellschaft UCL Research Framework agreement for the promotion of research Jul-10 Jul-15
Germany
Max Planck Gesellschaft Brain Sciences Research
Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research- to promote and further cooperation between researchers and research groups Jul-13
Jul-18
Germany
Roemer und Pelizaeus Museum Hildesheim gGmbh 
UCL Qatar
Research
Research project
Dec-13
Nov-18
Hungary Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Hungary School of Slavonic and East European Studies Teaching Postdoctoral scholarship agreement Sep-08 Sep-13
Italy ICCROM UCL Qatar Research Research collaboration Oct-11 Oct-14
Italy Universite di Bologna Faculty of Life Sciences Teaching and Research Agreement covering joint PhD in Neurosciences Jun-07 Jun-13
Italy Italian National Research Council Centre for Sustainable Heritage Research Research collaboration in the field of sustainable heritage Jun-10 Jun-15
Italy
Universita Boccini
UCL
Teaching
Student exchange
Jul-13
Jul-16
Italy Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza Institute of Archaeology Research Research collaboration in the sector of Middle Ages production archaeology Feb-13 Feb-18
Lithuania Vilnius University School of Slavonic and East European Studies Research Postdoctoral fellowship programme Jan-13 Jan-16
Malta Heritage Malta UCL Bartlett Centre for Sustainable Heritage Teaching MA in Sustainable Heritage placement Nov-12 Nov-15
Netherlands Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland (SEIN) Institute of Neurology Research Research collaboration in epilepsy May-09 May-14
Poland Polish Academy of Sciences School of Slavonic and East European Studies Research funding for a fellowship in humanities and social sciences Mar-09 Mar-13
Russia Erasmus Mundus Consortium led by L'Aquila Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching and Research Mobility agreement for staff and postgraduate students Feb-09 Feb-13
Russia
Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre 
UCL Centre for Space Medicine 
Research
General research collaboration
Nov-13
Nov-18
Russia Higher School of Economics, Moscow School of Slavonic and East European Studies Teaching Student exchange Apr-10 Apr-13
Russia National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Moscow School of Slavonic and East European Studies and Social and Historical Sciences Teaching and Research General collaboration agreement Jul-11 Jul-16
Russia St Petersburg State University Department of Human Health and Performance research and teaching research projects; joint conferences, seminars, symposia; student exchange Mar-13 Mar-18
Russia State Scientific Centre of the Russian Federation, Russian Academy of Sciences Mullard Space Science Laboratory Research Research collaboration Feb-11 Feb-16
Spain and Latin America
Santander Universities UK
UCL Teaching Teaching and scholarship agreement
May-13 May-16
Spain CSIC (Spanish National Research Council) UCL Research Enabling agreement for scientific research Dec-11 Dec-16
Spain
Pompeu Fabra University Foundation 
Medical School
Teaching
Student internship
Jan-14
Jun-14
Switzerland
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)
Faculty of Engineering
Teaching
Student exchange
Jun-14
Jun-15
UK based / US link Arup Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching Heads of Terms for collaboration in PhD delivery Jun-09 Mar-14
UK based / US link ATKINS Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching and Research Educational & Research Projects Jan-12 Jan-17

Middle East

Country/region Partner institution UCL department Main aim Purpose Start date End date
Israel
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design 
UCL Slade
Teaching
Student exchange
Dec-13
Dec-18
Kuwait University of Kuwait Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Research Research collaboration in remote sensing/imaging May-09 May-13
Lebanon
American University of Beirut 
UCL
Teaching and research
Joint academic collaboration 
Dec-13
Dec-18
Palestine Birzeit University Institute of Archaeology Research Research collaboration on Hisham's Palace Apr-10 Dec-15
Qatar Anti-Doping Lab Qatar Department of Metabolism and Experimental Therapeutics Research Research collaboration with education and training May-12 May-15
Qatar Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital (ASPETAR) UCL Centre for Clinical Pharmacology Teaching and Research Research collaboration; joint workshops/seminars; facilitate cooperation in PhD training Mar-11 Mar-16
Qatar Qatar University Faculty of Engineering Sciences Teaching and Research Research collaboration including visiting PhD student provision May-11 May-17
Qatar and other Gulf States Gulf Organisation for Research and Development UCL Energy Institute Research Research collaboration in energy related areas Sep-11 Sep-14
Saudi Arabia King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology UCL Electronic Engineering Research Research collaboration and potential student sponsorship Dec-10 Dec-15
Saudi Arabia King Abdul Aziz University Institute of Child Health Teaching and Research Research collaboration; facilitate postgraduate student placements; staff exchanges Jan-12 Jan-17
Saudi Arabia Islamic Development Bank UCL Teaching Scholarship agreement Nov-13
Nov-18
United Arab Emirates The Institute of Community Policing and Police Science UCL Department of Security and Crime Science Teaching and Research Research and teaching collaboration in areas of security and crime science Mar-11 Mar-14
United Arab Emirates Centre of Excellence for Applied Research and Training UCL teaching Possible development of CPD education Jan-13 Jan-14
Further information
Helen Murray
Assistant Director
h.murray@ucl.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7679 1071 / internal 21071