International partnerships signed by Réseau Figure®
(excluding full members)
Big Ten Academic Alliance (USA), MoU signed in 2018.
The Big Ten Academic Alliance is a network, created in 1958, which gather 14 top universities in the Northeast and Midwest of the United States that cooperate on various subjects: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska-Lincoln, Northwestern, Ohio State, Pennsylvania State, Purdue, Rutgers-New Brunswick, Wisconsin-Madison.
Website : https://btaa.org
Presentation : https://btaa.org/about/news-and-publications/enews/multimedia/videos/video-overview
The International Research Experience Programme (IREP) for CMI students has been established from 2019: https://btaa.org/resources-for/students/irep/introduction.
Indian institutes. MoUs signed in 2019.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), private university (ranked 8th among Indian universities in 2020 by NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) which has a main campus in Manipal (Karnataka), with other campuses in Mangalore, Bangalore, Jamshedpur, Sikkim, Melaka and Dubai. MAHE has been designated as an “Institute of Eminence” by the Government of India in 2018.
The Manipal campus brings together 3 faculties – Health Science; Science, Technology and Management; Humanities, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.
Website : https://manipal.edu/mu.html
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Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani), private university (ranked 15th by NIRF in 2020) with campuses in Pilani (Rajasthan), Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. BITS was also ranked as an “Institute of Eminence” in 2018.
Website : https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/
Virtual visit :
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), private university (ranked 16th by NIRF in 2020, 801-900 by ARWU 2021), main campus in Vellore (Tamil Nadu), and in Amaravati, Chennai, Bhopal. VIT has been ranked as “Institute of Eminence” in 2020.
Website : https://vit.ac.in/
Université Québec, MoU signed in 2020.
Université Québec is a network of 10 Quebec institutions created in 1968: UQAM (Montreal), UQTR (Trois Rivières), UQAR (Rimouski), UQAC (Chicoutimi), UQO (Outaouais), UQAT (Abitibi-Temiscamingue), INRS, ETS, ENAP and TELUQ.
The agreement covers student mobility. UQ offers internships specifically to CMI students (https://www.uquebec.ca/reseau/fr/etudiants/informations-pour-les-etudiants-canadiens-hors-quebec-et-etrangers/stages-pour-la-communaute-etudiante-du-reseau-figure).
Website : https://uquebec.ca
Presentation : https://www.uquebec.ca/reseau/fr/contenu/reseau-de-luq
University of Djibouti. Partner of the AQI-Pro project in 2020. Associate member of the network.
The University of Djibouti (UD), multidisciplinary and French-speaking, gathers 10,000 students in 6 components and has in Balbala, 8 km from the center of the city of Djibouti, infrastructures of great quality. It is engaged in a broad process of modernization of its missions of training, research and governance in partnership with Réseau Figure in various projects.
Website : https://www.univ.edu.dj
University Saint-Esprit de Kaslik (USEK). Partner of the AQI-Pro project in 2020. Associate member of the network.
USEK is a private Lebanese university (7,000 students), trilingual, multidisciplinary, dynamic with modern infrastructures, particularly invested in the great current challenges of higher education, quality and accreditation, international projects and especially European ones. USEK is one of the best universities in Lebanon.
Website : https://usek.lb.edu
Cyprus Institute, MoU signed in 2021. Associate member of the network.
The Cyprus Institute is a research and higher education institution with 4 research centers established through international cooperation: Energy, Environment and Water Research, Archeology, Computation-based Science and Technology and Climate and Atmosphere. Website : https://www.cyi.ac.cy
Website : https://www.cyi.ac.cy
Universities of Carthage and Sfax., MoUs signed in 2021
The University of Carthage is a multidisciplinary institution (2 faculties, 19 institutes and 11 schools) with 45,000 students. It is ranked among the best Tunisian universities (THE, Unirank). The agreement covers a range of activities.
Website : http://www.ucar.rnu.tn/
The University of Sfaxis composed of about twenty institutions and brings together 33,000 students. It is among the best Tunisian universities (THE, CWUR). The agreement covers a range of activities.
Website : https://univ-sfax.tn/
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National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU)., MoU signed in 2021
The National Yang Ming Chiao Tung university (17,000 students), is the result of a merger in 2021 between National Yang Ming University (biomedicine) and National Chiao Tung University (electronic communication). NYCU is one of the best university in Taiwan, being ranked 401-500 (3-6 for Taiwan) in the world (ARWU 2021). Several specialties are highly ranked, such as telecommunications engineering and nanoscience and nanotechnology (101-150).
Website : https://www.nycu.edu.tw/en/
Universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch. , MoUs signed in 2021.
The University of Pretoria is one of the best South African universities (401-500 in the ARWU 2021 ranking), highly ranked internationally in veterinary sciences (51-75) and also in finance, ecology, mechanics, agrosciences, economics. The agreement currently covers the 3 faculties of Science, Engineering and AgroSciences and concerns student mobility
Website : https://www.up.ac.za
Stellenbosch Universityis one of the best universities in South Africa (401-500, ARWU 2021), highly ranked internationally in Food Science and Technology (76-100) and also in public health, ecology, agrosciences, medicine, geography.
geographyThe agreement covers student mobility.
Website : https://www.sun.ac.za
Ecole Polytechnique d’Agadir, MoU signed in 2021. Associate member of the network.
The Ecole Polytechnique (EP) of Agadir is a private institution, member of Universiapolis, which offers engineering courses in industrial, computer, mechanical, electrical, civil and food engineering as well as a bachelor’s degree in big data. EP has double degrees (master) in international partnership. The agreement covers various aspects including student mobility.
Website : https://www.e-polytechnique.ma