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Tohoku University | Japan
Tohoku University was founded in Sendai in 1907 as Tohoku Imperial University. It was the third Imperial University in Japan, and comprised the College of Agriculture and College of Science.

The University of Auckland | New Zealand
The University of Auckland is New Zealand's pre-eminent research-led University. Established in 1883, it has grown into an international centre of learning and academic excellence and is New Zealand's largest university.

The Polytechnic of Namibia | Namibia
The Polytechnic of Namibia is the leading institution that contributes to Namibian development by providing post secondary career education in applied technology at internationally recognized standards.

The University of Natal | South Africa
A truly South African university that is academically excellent, innovative in research, critically engaged with society and demographically representative, redressing the disadvantages, inequities and imbalances of the past.

Eduardo Mondlane University | Mozambique

Can Tho University | Vietnam
Founded in 1966, Can Tho University (CTU), the only state university in the region, is located in the heart of the Mekong Delta. CTU has become an important center for research and technology. It is well- known for its out-reach programs serving communities throughout the delta.

Sichuan University | China
As one of the national key universities directly under the State Ministry of Education (MOE) and one of the State “211 Project” universities, Sichuan University (SCU) was incorporated in 1994 with Chengdu University of Science and Technology (CUST), another key university directly under the MOE, and West China University of Medical Science (WCUMS) in 2000, a key university directly subordinated to the State Ministry of Health.

Tsinghua University | China
Situated on several former royal gardens of the Qing Dynasty, surrounded by a few historical sites in northwest Beijing, is the campus of Tsinghua University. The garden-like landscape, with the Wanquan River meandering through, has inspired and motivated generations of students.