Month: March 2019

Johns Hopkins University

ABOUT Johns Hopkins University is an American private research university in Baltimore, Maryland. It was founded in 1876, and named after its first benefactor, the American entrepreneur, abolitionist, and philanthropist Johns Hopkins.  It blazed a trail among higher education institutions by being the first US research university, and today it […]

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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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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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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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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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Princeton University

ABOUT Princeton is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the United States. It was founded in 1746 and moved to its current site in New Jersey in 1896.  Princeton is renowned for the spectacular greenery of its campus and for the architectural splendor of some of its […]

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Tokyo Institute of Technology

ABOUT Tokyo Tech’s three campuses — two in Japan’s clean, vibrant capital, and one in adjacent Yokohama — provide a comfortable setting for a truly unique study experience. The long-cherished practical science and engineering education for which the Institute is known allows all students to experience the pleasures of research […]

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University of Toronto

ABOUT Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto has evolved into Canada’s leading institution of learning, discovery and knowledge creation. We are proud to be one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, driven to invent and innovate. Our students have the opportunity to learn from and work with preeminent thought […]

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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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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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Carnegie Mellon University

ABOUT Located three miles from downtown Pittsburgh in a 140-acre campus, Carnegie Mellon is a private research university, founded in 1900 by Andrew Carnegie as the Carnegie Technical Schools.  Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist whose vision was to open a vocational training school for the offspring of working […]

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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

ABOUT Established in 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is an international research university dedicated to top-notch education and research. Founded on its mission to advance learning and knowledge through teaching and research particularly in science, technology, engineering, management and business studies complemented by humanities and social sciences, […]

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Delft University of Technology

ABOUT Ranked the 54th best university in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings® 2018, Delft University of Technology particularly excels in a number of STEM subjects, such as: Civil and structural engineering Mechanical engineering Environmental studies Engineering and technology Architecture Based in Delft in the Netherlands, Delft University […]

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