Founded in 1365, the University of Vienna is one of the oldest and largest universities in Europe. It is a research university with a high international profile and as the largest institution of the tertiary sector in the German-speaking countries, it strives to maintain its historically grown tradition where it has proven successful and, at the same time, to venture into new and innovative research fields. The University of Vienna has a faculty of 6600 academics supported by over 3000 administrative staff working in 17 faculties and two centres. Since 2007 the University of Vienna has won 43 ERC grants and is likewise committed to the principle of social responsibility in teaching and research. Alma Mater to about 94.000 students, the University of Vienna runs 175 degree programmes, 47 postgraduate education and training programmes with more than 10.000 graduates finishing their studies in the academic year of 2016/17. The overall share of foreign students pursuing degree programmes is 28% from 139 countries. Within the Erasmus programme every year about 1800 outgoing as well as 1100 incoming students experience study abroad. The most internationally active faculty is the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies with 339 individual partnership agreements (of 1336 university-wide). Traditionally, the University of Vienna has strong ties to universities all over Europe with due regard to partners in Eastern and South Eastern Europe. Currently the University of Vienna as 85 partners at university-wide level, including the University of Chicago, Stanford University, the Australian National University, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Fudan Unversity of Shanghai.
One of the largest as well as most-high profile faculties in the University of Vienna is the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies, of which the English Department is part. In international rankings the faculty’s subjects are regularly among the top 100 university institutions worldwide.
Prof. Dr Jean-Robert Tyran, Vice-Rector for Research and International Affairs
Prof. Dr Julia Hüttner, English and American Studies / Centre for Teacher Educatıon
UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE CATALUNYA
The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya • BarcelonaTech (UPC) is a public institution dedicated to higher education and research, specialized in the fields of engineering, architecture and science—amounting to 21 schools or faculties in total. The UPC puts its scientific and technological infrastructure at the service of research groups and centers, researchers and students, professionals, companies and institutions. UPC has 30,864 students, 3,066 teaching and research staff and 1,942 UPC staff. UPC offers 65 bachelor’s degrees and 73 master’s degrees and has 49 doctoral programmes, with 2015 research groups (http://www.upc.edu/ca/la-upc/la- institucio/fets-i-xifres/fets-i-xifres).
In a highly creative context, the UPC’s research, teaching and management projects are based on the principles of freedom, justice, democracy, solidarity, cooperation, sustainability, efficiency, transparency and social responsibility. They also reflect the University’s commitment to the environment and to change.
With a focus on intellectual rigor, critical thinking, a transversal approach to knowledge, educational innovation and entrepreneurship, the UPC produces competent professionals with the skills they need to tackle present and future challenges.
The activity that goes on at UPC campuses and schools has made the University a benchmark institution. The University harnesses the potential of basic and applied research, and transfers technology and knowledge to society. These actions make the UPC—in partnership with the productive fabric—an agent and driver of economic and social change.
As a leading member of international networks of excellence, the UPC has a privileged relationship with global scientific and educational organizations. As a result, the University is at an advantage when it comes to attracting international talent.
The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. BarcelonaTech (UPC) is a university with a consolidated worldwide reputation and an international vision that generates technological innovation and attracts talent. The objectives of the UPC are based on internationalization, as it is Spain’s technical university with the highest number of international PhD students and Spain’s university with the highest number of international master’s degree students. The UPC has a vision of innovation and talent in a global and highly competitive world. The UPC is home to more strategic research projects funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Program than any other Spanish university.
Today, the University is characterized by a purposefully open stance towards international students, a wide selection of master’s degree programs in English, participation in the European Institute of Innovation and Technology and various international research programs, and a consolidated line of worldwide cooperation activities that serve as tools for change and social progress. Our students and faculty maintain links with universities in Europe, Asia and the Americas through both academic exchange and participation in international research projects. An appealing range of educational programs has positioned the University as a welcoming place for the exchange of knowledge, with more than 2,000 foreign students from all over the world enrolling each year. Science, technical fields, technology and architecture form the core of our personality.
Prof. Dr. Francesc Torres Torres, Rector
Dr. Marta Aguilar-Pérez, Professora Titular de Universidad
ECOLE CENTRALE DE LILLE
Centrale Lille belongs to the Groupe des Ecoles Centrale (GEC) and to the T.I.M.E. network, (Top Industrial Managers for Europe) and also to RMEI, Maghalaes networks
Scope of work
Teaching & Research
Professional training to companies
3 International Masters :
1/ Master of Turbulence
2/ Master of Robotics and Transport
3/ Master of Biomedical engineering
Masters taught in English
Ecole Centale de Lille, ITEEM, IG2I : 1500 students, masters, Ph.D
Areas : Engineering (all fields : mechanical, computer, manufacturing ….)
Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Duflos, Director
Monique Bukowski, International Office
UNIWERSYTET PEDAGOGICZNY IM KOMISJI EDUKACJI NARODOWEJ W KRAKOWIE
The Pedagogical University of Cracow, named after the Commission of National Education, is the largest and one of the oldest pedagogical universities in Poland, which has long been prized for a well-deserved reputation. The achievements of numerous generations of the teaching staff and students (over 150 thousand graduates), as well as the efforts the employees, who want to continue modern education responding to the challenges of the twenty-first century, as well as cooperation with the renowned academic institutions in Europe, have formed the present University.
Maintaining a high level of education in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Educational Sciences, Natural Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Technical Sciences and Fine Arts to the highest European standards, as well as regular extension of the educational offer and making it more attractive, and continuing internationalization of scientific research in various areas of professional interest of the academic staff is at present the main objective of the activity and in the plans of the authorities and the Senate of the Pedagogical University.
The mission of the Pedagogical University is exercised by professional and experienced teaching staff who apply modern and up to date teaching content. It is also expressed through scientific research, outlining new fields of scientific development, transmitting knowledge, and developing and enriching the personalities of its graduates by educating them according to the highest European standards.
Our educational provision enables students to apply to several dozen fields of studies in first-cycle (Bachelor’s) and second-cycle (Master’s) degree programmes, as well as in third-cycle degree studies (Ph.D.), and post-graduate study courses.
University in numbers:
• -over 900 academic teachers;
• -over 14500 full-time and part-time students • -over 1500 post-graduate students
• -ca. 400 third-cycle degree students
Dr hab. prof. UP Robert Stawarz, Vice-Rector on Development
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Katarzyna Potyrala, Vice-Rector for Student Affairs
Pandora Artırılmış ve Sanal Gerçeklik Teknolojileri A.Ş.
Pandora is a virtual reality and augmented reality solution provider for Real Estate, Architecture, Interior Design, Furniture, Education, Medical and Service markets.
Pandora Reality develops high-end customer experience applications for market leader client base. These applications are compatible with a wide range of devices such as HTC Vive, Oculus, Epson, Holo Lens and any kind of smartphone with IOS or Android.
Pandora follows AR, VR, and MR industry very closely to apply the newest solutions on the market. Augmented and virtual reality applications need an intense amount of computing power for high graphics quality. Pandora uses a smart optimization algorithm to
create the best graphic quality that mobile and smart phones can reach without losing 3D model’s details. This makes it possible to present the best quality models on augmented and virtual reality solutions.
Pandora Reality is developing its technology in Istanbul Technical University Technopark and running its sales and consultation departments in New York City. There are 14 employees in the team including software engineers, 3D artists and business developers. Pandora team has developed over 40 creative AR and VR projects for innovative companies such as PepsiCo, Bayer, Socar, Philips, Ford and many others.
Kemal Akçalı, CEO
Hilmi Özdemir, Project Manager
İTÜ MEZUNLARI DERNEĞİ
Istanbul Technical University Alumni Union (İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Mezunları Derneği) is an organization founded by the university graduates in 1989 to fulfill the university’s needs and support university students’ material and nonmaterial needs such as scholarships, mentoring, future carrier planning, internships, dormitory building.
Registered number of members is 3796.
Number of paid staff is 5 whereas all members are unpaid staff as the organization is a none for profit organization.
Veli Tan Kirtiş, Chairman of the Board
Pınar Öztürk, Manager