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UCL has hundreds of partnerships and collaborations with universities and institutions around the world.

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Africa
Country/regionPartner institutionUCL departmentMain aimPurposeStart dateEnd date
KenyaThe University of EldoretInstitute for Global ProsperityResearch

To facilitate collaboration between the institutions in relation to the Marakwet District and Eastern Africa, particularly in relation to environmental management, capacity for student training and green economy

Jul-17Jul-20
South AfricaUniversity of KwaZulu-NatalSchool of Life and Medical SciencesResearchA collaborative relationship between UCL and UKZN to support the strategic aims and visions of the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) and to increase the global pool of autonomous research capabilityOct-16Oct-21
South AfricaAfrica Centre for Health and Populations StudiesInstitute of Global HealthTeaching and ResearchResearch collaboration and student exchangeJan-15Sept-20
Latin America
Country/regionPartner institutionUCL departmentMain aimPurposeStart dateEnd date
BrazilUniversidade Federale de BahiaUCLTeachingStudent ExchangeMay-15May-20
EcuadorSENESCYTUCLTeaching and researchFramework agreementJul-13Jul-18
MexicoConsortium (Mexican and British HEIs)UCLResearchA consortium to establish the “Visiting Chair Mexico-United Kingdom”,  initially composed of 12 Mexican  and 12 British Higher Education InstitutionsNov-15Nov-20
North America
Country/regionPartner institutionUCL departmentMain aimPurposeStart dateEnd date
CanadaUniversity of British ColumbiaFaculty of Engineering, MAPS, Life Sciences, Social and Historical SciencesTeaching

Student Exchange

Feb-14Feb-19
CanadaSimon Fraser UniversityUCLTeachingStudent ExchangeJan-14Jan-18
CanadaUniversity of MontrealSELCSTeachingStudent ExchangeMay-15May-20
USABaylor College of Medicine, Centre for Space MedicineCentre for Space MedicineTeaching and researchJoint research; staff and student exchanges; education programmes; joint seminarsMay-13May-18
USAThe Cooper UnionSlade School of Fine ArtTeachingStudent exchangeFeb-14Feb-19
USAUS-UK Fulbright CommissionUCLTeachingScholarship for one US PG student for one semester on the MPA, Executive Programme in Global Public Policy and Management award with NYU WagnerAug-16Aug-20
USAJohns Hopkins UniversityUCLTeachingStudent exchangeJan-13Jan-18
USANational Institutes of Health NIH and NIMHFaculties of Brian Sciences, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences and Population Health SciencesPhD provisionJoint provision of Doctoral programmes in Biomedical ScienceSep-14Sep-19
USANational Space Biomedical Research InstituteUCL Centre for Space MedicineTeaching and researchJoint research; staff and student exchanges; education programmes; joint seminarsMay-13May-18
USASchool of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)Slade School of Fine ArtTeachingStudent exchangeOct-14Oct-19
USAUniversity of CaliforniaUCLTeachingStudent exchangeOct-13Oct-18
USAUniversity of ArizonaUCLTeachingStudent exchangeSep-13Sep-18
USAUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel HillAnthropology, Archaeology, Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Economics, Physical and Mathematical Sciences, History of Art, Liberal ArtsTeachingStudent exchangeMar-14Mar-19
USAUniversity of PennsylvaniaBartlett School of PlanningTeachingStudent exchange agreementAug-14Aug-18
USAYale UniversityUCL Graduate SchoolTeachingPostgraduate research student exchangeJun-16Jun-21
Australasia
Country/regionPartner institutionUCL departmentMain aimPurposeStart dateEnd date
AustraliaUniversity of SydneyUCLTeachingFramework for teachingMay-14May-19
AustraliaUniversity of QueenslandFaculty of Engineering Sciences, MAPS, Life Sciences and Historical and Social SciencesTeachingStudent exchangeOct-13Oct-18
AustraliaUniversity of Western AustraliaFaculty of Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Brain Sciences and Social and Historical SciencesTeachingStudent exchangeJan-15Jan-20
East Asia
Country/regionPartner institutionUCL departmentMain aimPurposeStart dateEnd date
ChinaChinese University of Hong KongDivision of Psychology and Language SciencesTeachingStudent exchange (renewal of 2008 agreement in phonetics)Oct-13Oct-18
ChinaUniversity of Hong KongEngineering SciencesTeachingStudent exchange commencing in 2015-16Sep-14Sep-19
ChinaNingbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of SciencesMaterial Chemistry CentreResearchResearch projectMay-14May-19
ChinaZhejiang UniversityUCLTeaching and researchDevelopment of dual degrees in Engineering; student exchanges; staff exchanges; preliminary discussions around research collaborationMay-13May-18
ChinaThe University of Hong KongLawsTeachingDouble degreeSep-15Sep-20
JapanRENKEIUCLResearchNetwork for research collaboration with Japanese universitiesDec-13Dec-18
JapanTohoku UniversityUCLTeaching and researchFramework agreement- linked education programmes; joint research; staff and student exchangesNov-13Nov-18
JapanYamaguchi UniversityUCLTeaching and researchStaff and student exchange; colloquia, seminars and lectures; researchFeb-13Feb-18
JapanYamaguchi UniversityFaculty of EngineeringTeaching and ResearchSymposium; educational and research collaboration; staff and student exchangeFeb-13Feb-18
South KoreaDankook UniversityBiochemical EngineeringTeaching and researchProvision for eligible DKU students to apply for Mres degreed in Biochemical Engineering at UCLJun-14Jun-19
South KoreaKorea Astronomy and Space Science InstituteFaculty of Engineering SciencesResearchResearch collaboration and exchangeMar-11Mar-21
South Asia
Country/regionPartner institutionUCL departmentMain aimPurposeStart dateEnd date
South East Asia
Country/regionPartner institutionUCL departmentMain aimPurposeStart dateEnd date
IndonesiaUK Higher Education International Unit and Indonesian Ministry of Education Directorate General of EducationUCLTeachingScholarship agreementJun-13Jun-18
SingaporeNanyang Technological UniversityFaculty of Engineering and Faculty of Mathematical and Physical SciencesTeachingStudent exchangeMar-14Mar-19
ThailandMahidol University, Faculty of Information and Communication TechnologyUCL, Faculty of Engineering ScienceTeachingDual masters degree: collaborative education programmeApr-13Apr-18
Europe
Country/regionPartner institutionUCL departmentMain aimPurposeStart dateEnd date
EuropeIMESS ConsortiumSocial and Historical SciencesTeachingJoint AwardOct-15Oct-21
EuropeEuropean ConsortiumInstitute of EducationTeachingDual Award20112018
European ConsortiumCentraleSupélec, Paris; Politecnico di Milano; Technische Universität BerlinFaculty of EngineeringResearchBroadly defined. For Faculty of Engineering: potential collaborative doctoral schemes; internship opportunities; joint workshops, meetings and conferences; multi-site research activity; post-doc exchangesJun-16Jun-21
FranceInstitut français (French Embassy)UCLResearchDevelopment and running of series of workshops with science/technology focus to expand research linksSep-12Sep-17
FranceInstitut français (French Embassy)UCLResearchDevelopment 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 collaborationsFeb-17Feb-19
FranceParis Sciences et Lettres (PSL)UCLResearchResearch and staff exchangeJun-13Jun-18
FrancePierre et Marie Curie UniversityUCLResearchResearch projectApr-14Apr-19
FranceUniversité Paris DescartesInstitute for Women’s Health, Population Health SciencesTeachingStudents from UCL and students from UPD can participate in a reciprocal Exchange programme at each institutionMay-17May-20
GermanyGeorg-August-Universität GöttingenDepartment of EnglishTeachingProgression agreement for students from Göttingen who have successfully completed their first year of Masters in Renaissance Studies or English Philology to progress onto UCL’s MA Medieval and Renaissance studies programme. Scholarship award available for one student per year for four yearsApr-16Apr-21
GermanyUniversity of RegensburgSchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesResearchEnables Regensburg to free up funding to fly and accommodate five SSEES academics at a conference taking place in RegensburgDec-16Dec-19
GermanyMax Planck GesellschaftBrain SciencesResearchMax Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research- to promote and further cooperation between researchers and research groupsJul-13Jul-18
GermanyRoemer und Pelizaeus Museum HildesheimUCL QatarResearchResearch projectDec-13Nov-18
GermanyTopoi (Excellence Cluster) and BAK (Berliner Antike-Kolleg)Faculties of Arts and Humanities, Social and Historical SciencesTeaching and researchFrameworkOct-14Oct-19
GreeceMerimna InstituteEastman Dental InstituteTeachingCPD programme in Aesthetic DentistryNov-16Nov-21
GreeceUniversity of AthensInstitute of EducationTeachingJoint Award20142021
IsraelYad VashemInstitute of Education, Centre for Holocaust EducationTeachingSupports the initial stage of the development of a MOOC, collaboratively designedFeb-17Feb-19
ItalyUniversità degli Studi di GenovaEastman Dental InstituteTeachingJointly taught CPD provision in the field of Laser Dentistry. Aims to provide evidence-based core knowledge in laser use in dentistry and  refine practical skillsOct-16Oct-21
ItalyUniversità Degli Studi De Enna "Kore"Mechanical EngineeringResearchFramework agreementOct-14Oct-19
ItalyUniversita degli Studi di Roma La SapienzaInstitute of ArchaeologyResearchResearch collaboration in the sector of Middle Ages production archaeologyFeb-13Feb-18
RussiaGagarin Cosmonaut Training CentreUCL Centre for Space MedicineResearchGeneral research collaborationNov-13Nov-18
RussiaSt Petersburg State UniversityDepartment of Human Health and PerformanceResearch and teachingResearch projects; joint conferences, seminars, symposia; student exchangeMar-13Mar-18
Middle East
Country/regionPartner institutionUCL departmentMain aimPurposeStart dateEnd date
EgyptLearning Resource Centre in CairoInstitute of EducationTeachingFlying Faculty; UCL Award20142019
QatarAnti-Doping Lab QatarDepartment of Metabolism and Experimental TherapeuticsResearchResearch collaboration with education and trainingMay-12May-17
QatarQatar UniversityFaculty of Engineering SciencesTeaching and ResearchResearch collaboration including visiting PhD student provisionMay-11May-17
Saudi ArabiaKing Abdul Aziz UniversityInstitute of Child HealthTeaching and ResearchResearch collaboration; facilitate postgraduate student placements; staff exchangesJan-12Jan-17
Saudi ArabiaIslamic Development BankUCLTeaching Scholarship agreementNov-13Nov-18
UAEPremier Schools International LLC (GEMS)Institute of EducationTeachingFlying Faculty; UCL Award2013Dec-17
Country/regionPartner institutionUCL departmentMain aimPurposeStart dateEnd date
EgyptLearning Resource Centre in CairoInstitute of EducationTeachingFlying Faculty; UCL Award20142019
IraqUniversity of SulaimaniInstitute of Archaeology, School of Historical Sciences; Earth Sciences via International OfficeResearchFramework agreement Jul-14Jul-17
QatarAnti-Doping Lab QatarDepartment of Metabolism and Experimental TherapeuticsResearchResearch collaboration with education and trainingMay-12May-17
QatarQatar UniversityFaculty of Engineering SciencesTeaching and ResearchResearch collaboration including visiting PhD student provisionMay-11May-17
Saudi ArabiaKing Abdul Aziz UniversityInstitute of Child HealthTeaching and ResearchResearch collaboration; facilitate postgraduate student placements; staff exchangesJan-12Jan-17
Saudi ArabiaIslamic Development BankUCLTeachingScholarship agreementNov-13Nov-18
UAEPremier Schools International LLC (GEMS)Institute of EducationTeachingFlying Faculty; UCL Award20132016