Month: March 2019

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

ABOUT Founded in 1868, the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) is a public research university and the flagship institution of the ten research universities affiliated with the University of California system.  Berkeley is one of the 14 founding members of the Association of American Universities and is home to some […]

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University of Cambridge

ABOUT Located in the center of the ancient city of Cambridge, 50 miles north of London, the University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research institution that serves more than 18,000 students from all corners of the globe.  The university consists of numerous listed buildings and is divided into 31 […]

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

ABOUT “Mind and Hand” is the thought-provoking motto of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, known also as MIT. This motto enigmatically encapsulates this famous institution’s mission to advance knowledge in science, technology and areas of scholarship that can help to make the world a better place.  At its founding in […]

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University of Oxford

ABOUT The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and is actually so ancient that its founding date is unknown – though it is thought that teaching took place there as early as the 11th century.  It’s located in and around the medieval city center of […]

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Stanford University

ABOUT Located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of San Jose, Stanford University is in the heart of Northern California’s dynamic Silicon Valley, home to Yahoo, Google, Hewlett-Packard, and many other cutting-edge tech companies that were founded by and continue to be led by Stanford alumni […]

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London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) offers you the opportunity to study the social sciences in an institution with a worldwide academic reputation, while enjoying the cultural, social and recreational facilities of one of the world’s greatest capital cities. The School is a place of genuine intellectual excitement and cutting-edge […]

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Harvard University

ABOUT Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest higher education institution in the United States, and is widely regarded in terms of its influence, reputation, and academic pedigree as a leading university in not just the US but also the world.  Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, three miles north-west of Boston, […]

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Cornell University

ABOUT \”I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study,” is the motto of Cornell University, words first uttered by its co-founder Ezra Cornell. Cornell was founded in 1865 with the then radical intention of teaching and making contributions in all fields of knowledge.  Since […]

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Technical University of Munich

ABOUT Consistently featured as one of the highest-ranked universities in Germany in the QS World University Rankings®, Technical University of Munich (Technische Universität München), also known as TUM, was founded in 1868 and is a member of the TU9, an association of nine of Germany’s most prestigious technical universities. TUM […]

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Columbia University

ABOUT Established in 1754, Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City. It was established as King\’s College by royal charter of George II of Great Britain and renamed Columbia College in 1784 following the American Revolutionary War.  With an undergraduate acceptance rate […]

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University of Chicago

ABOUT Established in 1856, the University of Chicago is a private research university based in the urban center of Chicago, the third most populous city in the United States. Outside of the Ivy League, Chicago is one of America’s top universities, and holds top-ten positions in various national and international […]

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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)

ABOUT Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is placed 12th globally, and 1st among the world’s best young universities for five consecutive years (QS university rankings). Home to 33,000 students, NTU offers engineering, science, business, humanities, arts, social sciences, and education, and has a joint medical school with […]

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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

ABOUT Based in warm and sunny Los Angeles, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) was ranked the 31st best university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017. UCLA graduates are in the enviable position of being among the world’s most employable students fresh out of […]

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Peking University

ABOUT The oldest higher education institution in China, Peking University was founded in 1898 as a replacement for the ancient Guozijian school (Imperial College). By the early 1920s, it had become a center for Chinese progressive thought, playing an important role in China\’s New Culture Movement, the May Fourth Movement, […]

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EPFL – Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

ABOUT The École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a research institute and university in Lausanne, Switzerland, specializing in the natural sciences and engineering.  Its roots can be traced back to the foundation of a private school in 1853, which to start with only had 11 students. Those days are […]

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