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Facilitating partnership working

Global partnerships are providing opportunities for UCL academics across faculties to work together with colleagues from partner institutions to deliver greater global impact

UCL researchers with colleagues in India

Building partnerships of equivalence, facilitating partnership working and encouraging joint activity have been at the core of the GES. Since 2015, UCL has developed strategic global partnerships with Peking University and the University of Toronto, as well as with the Max Planck Society, Osaka University, Yale, University of Hong Kong, Université PSL and more.

UCL has set up match-funding schemes with eight partners, with three more in the pipeline. One of the ways we’re seeing impact from this is in the number of co-authored papers with key partners, which is significantly higher over the past five years than the trend across all of UCL’s international partners.

Support for European engagement has been especially important to mitigate the effects of Brexit and has been a high priority for UCL since the 2016 referendum. Find out how the Cities partnerships Programme facilitated a project at the core of PHD student Ivan Ezquerra Romano's research post-Brexit and read more case studies of UCL academics collaborating with international partners below.