Higher education opportunity for every interested individual

Presidency University , Bangaluru

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Presidency University, Bangaluru
Mailing address: 
Itgalpur Rajanakunte, Yelahanka, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560064
Telephone: 
+9180-23093500
Email: 
info@presidencyuniversity.in
Website: 
www.presidencyuniversity.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Mr Nissar Ahmed
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
nissar@presidency.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Prof. Dr. Radha Padmanabhan
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice Chancellor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
vicechancellor@presidencyuniversity.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Sr. Prof. ( Chancellor Office ) and Member of Academic Council
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Prof. Soman Nambiar
Focal point 2 - Email: 
registrar@presidencyuniversity.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Mr. A. Abdul Bari
Focal point 3 - Email: 
soman@presidency.edu.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Presidency University has been established by an Act of State Legislature of Karnataka as a Private University and is empowered to award full time regular degrees ( UG & PG level) as specified U/S 22 of the UGC Act. At present, more than 50 Programs are offered by Presidency University under School of Engineering , School of Law, School of Commerce School of Liberal Arts and School of Design, both at Under Graduate level as well as Post Graduate Level.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Capacity Building in Higher Education, Education Opportunity for all, Global Citizenship, Higher Education Opportunity for every interested individual, Inter- Cultural dialogue and understanding, Sustainability in higher Education.

Paul Smith's College

Mailing address: 
7777 NY-30, Paul Smiths, NY 12970
Telephone: 
+1-518-327-6386
Email: 
kcerialo@paulsmiths.edu
Website: 
www.paulsmiths.edu
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Cathy Dove
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
College President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
cdove@paulsmiths.edu
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Kelly Cerialo
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director of Paul Smith's College's Global Center for Rural Communities
Focal point 1 - Email: 
kcerialo@paulsmiths.edu
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Department Chair - Business and Hospitality
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Joseph Conto
Focal point 2 - Email: 
eholmlund@paulsmiths.edu
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Eric Holmlund
Focal point 3 - Email: 
jconto@paulsmiths.edu
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Paul Smith's College is a private college located in Paul Smiths, New York. It is the only four-year institution of higher education in the 6 million acre Adirondack Park in upstate New York and focuses on innovative experiential education. Paul Smith's College offers 7 Associate's Degree programs and 18 Bachelor's Degrees and launched its first Master's Degree Program in Natural Resource Conservation Management in Fall 2019.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
•. Paul Smith's College Professor Kelly Cerialo is the co-chair of the UNESCO Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve and on the steering committee for the US UNESCO Man and Biosphere Network.

Igdir University

Mailing address: 
Iğdır University, Şehit Bulent Yurtseven Campus, Igdir/ Turkey 76000
Telephone: 
+90 476 223 0010
Email: 
selahattin.celebi@igdir.edu.tr
Website: 
http://www.igdir.edu.tr/home
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Mehmet Alma
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
mhakki.alma@igdir.edu.tr
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Mehmet Alma
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Rector
Focal point 1 - Email: 
mhakki.alma@igdir.edu.tr
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Erasmus Coordinator
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Seda Özdemir
Focal point 2 - Email: 
selahattin.celebi@igdir.edu.tr
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Selahattin Celebi
Focal point 3 - Email: 
seda.ozdemir@igdir.edu.tr
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The university’s academic programs are organized into faculties and divisions. Our departments, colleges, and centres and institutes provide further support for study and research into focused areas. There are three graduate schools, seven faculties and six colleges in the Igdir University. The University’s Academic Governance Structure is headed by the Senate. The Senate is the academic authority of the University which is responsible for promoting the academic work of the University in teaching, learning, and research and enterprise.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Our university provides an environment for intercultural dialogue having many students coming from different countries. By means of Erasmus and Mevlana Exchange programme, we have incoming and outgoing students and researchers. We also organize many conferences and congresses to promote the human rights, peace and prosperity of the people . We are willing to cooperate with national and international research and educational institutions. One of our priorities is to give higher education opportunity for interested individual.

Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology

Mailing address: 
dint@veltech.edu.in
Telephone: 
+914426840262
Email: 
registrar@veltech.edu.in
Website: 
www.veltech.edu.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Professor VSS Kumar
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Vice Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
vicechancellor@veltech.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Sivaperumal S
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director for International Relations
Focal point 1 - Email: 
dint@veltech.edu.in
Focal point 2 - Email: 
registrar@veltech.edu.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Mrs.N.S.Prema
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Academic programmes are offered in Engineering, Management, Media Technology and Law. The Academic curriculum of the Institution facilitates collaborative learning with Research projects and taught by committed faculty members, leading experts from Industries/Organizations and International visiting faculty. Vel Tech has strong connections with the Highly reputed Institutions across the world for various Academic and Research Exchange of Faculty and Students. The Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) gives student’s flexibility to choose the course of their choice and learn at their own pace.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Towards the principle of "Education Opportunity for all", the Institution has instituted various scholarship schemes with prime objective to provide affordable world-class education to aspiring students irrespective of their financial means. Since the first award of the scholarship in 2009, Vel Tech has bestowed 9500 scholarships worth approximately Rs.99 Crores until 2019.

Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal Rural University of Pernambuco
Mailing address: 
Rua Dom Manuel de Medeiros, s/n, Dois Irmãos - CEP: 52.171-900 - Recife -PE
Telephone: 
+55 81 3320 6010
Email: 
intercoop.reitoria@ufrpe.br
Website: 
www.ufrpe.br
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Maria José de Sena
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
maria.jsena3@ufrpe.br
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Anísio Francisco Soares
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Coordinator for International Programs
Focal point 1 - Email: 
anisio.soares@ufrpe.br
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Interpreter
Focal point 3 - Name: 
João Marques de Almeida
Focal point 2 - Email: 
geyza.lustosa@ufrpe.br
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Geyza Leyde Camello Lustusa
Focal point 3 - Email: 
joao.malmeida@ufrpe.br
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Since 1912, UFRPE has been building its tradition in teaching, extension and research in the State of Pernambuco, and in Brazil.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Since its creation in 1912, UFRPE has been involved very strongly in outreach activities, throughout the years our Institution has been developing projects that align perfectly with UN’s principles. We can provide, upon request a document listing every project at the University and its alignment with the SDGs.

University of Kerala

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
University of Kerala
Mailing address: 
Department of Education, University of Kerala, Thycaud PO, Trivandrum
Telephone: 
9447943244
Email: 
regrku@gmail.com
Website: 
www.keralauniversity.ac.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
VP Mahadevan Pillai
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Vice Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
vc@keralauniversity.ac.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Simon Thattil
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director IQAC
Focal point 1 - Email: 
simon.thattil@keralauniversity.ac.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Assistant Professor of Education
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Sameer Babu M
Focal point 2 - Email: 
regrku@gmail.com
Focal point 2 - Name: 
CR Prasad
Focal point 3 - Email: 
sameer@keralauniversity.ac.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
We are a state funded public univeristy having 43 teaching departments. We focus on postgraduate study and research. The University has a syndicate and senate as administrative bodies. Governor of the state is the chancellor of the university.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
We have been organizing lots of programmes with an objective of capacity building of faculty and staff from various institutions of higher learning.

Vimala College (Autonomous)

Mailing address: 
Vimala College (Autonomous), Engineering College P. O., Thrissur - 680009, Kerala, India
Telephone: 
00914872332080
Email: 
mail@vimalacollege.edu.in
Website: 
www.vimalacollege.edu.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Beena Jose
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Principal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
drbeenajose@vimalacollege.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Maya Davi Chalissery
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Assistant Professor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
mayachalissery@vimalacollege.edu.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Assistant Professor
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Jiji Abraham
Focal point 2 - Email: 
harishjose@vimalacollege.edu.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Harish Jose
Focal point 3 - Email: 
jijiabraham@vimalacollege.edu.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Vimala College (Autonomous) Thrissur, affiliated to the University of Calicut is a government aided Arts, Science and Commerce College established in 1967. Ever since its inception, the Institution has been in the forefront of higher education in the State. The Institution offers 16 Under Graduate programmes (14 Aided, 2 Self Financing), 13 Post Graduate programmes (6 Aided, 7 Self Financing), and is a Centre for Research in English, Commerce, Physics, Social Work and Economics. It also offers two PG Diplomas and an advanced diploma programme.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
The reservation policy of the central and state governments that seek to ensure fair and equal opportunity for students belonging to every community is meticulously followed by the College. Apart from the regular academic curriculum prescribed by the University, Vimala offers various programmes such as Add On Certificate Courses and coaching or training classes in various aspects aimed at enhancing the employability skills and extra-curricular skills of students.

Centro Universitario Brasileiro - UNIBRA

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Central Brazil University - UNIBRA
Mailing address: 
R. Padre Inglês, 257 - Boa Vista, CEP: 50050-230 Recife - PE, Brasil.
Telephone: 
+5581999988660
Email: 
internacionalizacao@grupounibra.com
Website: 
https://grupounibra.com/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Renata Maia
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
renata@grupounibra.com
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Simone Guerra
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Chief Financial Officer
Focal point 1 - Email: 
simone@grupounibra.com
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Course Coordination
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Anna Figueiredo
Focal point 2 - Email: 
shirley.figueiredo@grupounibra.com
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Shirley Figueiredo
Focal point 3 - Email: 
anna.ligia@grupounibra.com
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
UNIBRA has approximately 28,000 students distributed in its undergraduate and postgraduate courses. It has two academic campuses and a central library with over 40,000 volumes and an auditorium, a third will open in January 2020 and campus four is under construction. In addition, the institution also has three clinical schools for the development of students' academic activities under professional supervision and service to the local population. It also has 52 laboratories and a veterinary hospital for the development of practical classes.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Unibra is a private higher education institution that seeks to offer quality higher education at a fair price. This fact allows us to have a very competitive monthly fee. In addition, Unibra has been facing the problems of poverty through education by offering its students a set of scholarships and internships and support that enable the necessary academic support to enable higher education in the institution. The University does not distinguish by gender, race, religion or ethnicity, all students are welcome and encouraged to go to university, as an Education for all is sought.

Josai International University

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Josai International University
Mailing address: 
1 Gumyo, Togane-shi Chiba-ken 283-8555, Japan
Telephone: 
81-475-55-8800
Email: 
gakumu@jiu.ac.jp
Website: 
https://www.jiu.ac.jp/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Kenji Sugibayashi
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
gakumu@jiu.ac.jp
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Tomohiko Yoshida
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice President
Focal point 1 - Email: 
cie@jiu.ac.jp
Focal point 2 - Email: 
bahau3sp@jiu.ac.jp
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Simon Peter Bahau
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Josai International University is comprised of eight faculties (Faculty of Management and Information Studies, Faculty of International Humanities, Faculty of Social Work Studies, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Media Studies, Faculty of Tourism, Faculty of Social and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Nursing) and six graduate schools (Graduate School of Humanities, Graduate School of Management and Information Sciences, Graduate School of Social Work Studies, Graduate School of Business Design, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School of International Adminis
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Josai International University prides itself and has a “commitment to forming the characters of young people with dreams and noble visions of working for the benefit of both local and international communities”, and it implements international education for cultivation of the abilities to understand diversity, coexistence and collaboration. In particular, students are encouraged to develop practical communication skills in English and second languages.

Jigyo Koso Daigakuin Daigaku

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
The Graduate School of Project Design
Mailing address: 
3-13-16 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Telephone: 
+81-3-3478-8411
Email: 
request@mpd.ac.jp
Website: 
https://www.mpd.ac.jp/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Risa Tanaka
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
r.tanaka@mpd.ac.jp
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Norifumi Hakuta
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Chief Editor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
n-hakuta@japanbusiness.co.jp
Focal point 2 - Email: 
k-ito@japanbusiness.co.jp
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Keiko Ito
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The Graduate School of Project Design (since 2012) is a Professional Graduate School accredited by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. It aims to provide practical program for starting new business and projects.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Our mission is to develop human resource to carry out sustainable society through education. Besides providing practical courses on business, our new program "SDGs New Business Project Design" enable for the students to be pioneers or leaders in the environmental field. Also, we have our own publish department and published books and magazines as follows; "The Foundation of SDGs", "The Practice of SDGs", "Environment Business" and "SDGs Management".