Membership in the United Nations Academic Impact is open to all institutions of higher education granting degrees or their equivalent, as well as bodies whose substantive responsibilities relate to the conduct of research.
The formal enrollment of academic institutions in the United Nations Academic Impact must be approved by their Chief Executive Officers and processed through the online enrollment form.
United Nations Academic Impact Partners are organizations of colleges and universities who endorse the principles of the Academic Impact and actively encourage their affiliated institutions of higher education to join the Academic Impact as individual members.
Academic Consortium 21 (AC21)
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
Association of Arab Universities (AARU)
The student branch of the UN Academic Impact is known as ASPIRE: Action by Students to Promote Innovation and Reform through Education.
ASPIRE is a student-driven initiative and actively embodies UNAI’s principles within student communities around the world. Operating locally within their communities, the activities of each ASPIRE group contributes to UNAI’s overall message of unity and action to address global challenges.
United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) have announced a strategic collaboration to mobilize universities and other knowledge institutions to promote teaching, applied research, and problem solving around the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)! Find out more about the collaboration and how to get involved with their initiatives here.