Inter-cultural dialogue and understanding -- unlearning intolerance

Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University

Mailing address: 
8 Chongwen Road, Suzhou, SIP, Jiangsu Province, 215123, China
Telephone: 
008615501694742
Email: 
gisela.loehlein@xjtlu.edu.cn
Website: 
www.xjtlu.edu.cn
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Youmin Xi
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Executive President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
Youmin.xi@xjtlu.edu.cn
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Konstantinos Papadikis
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Dean of Design
Focal point 1 - Email: 
Konstantinos.papadikis@xjtlu.edu.cn
Focal point 2 - Email: 
Yiping.dong@xjtlu.edu.cn
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Yiping Dong
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
China presents a wealth of exciting architectural and design opportunities for students and researchers alike.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
sustainability- solar decathlon project initiative, Beijing 2021 global citizen- initiatives by the university with a series of courses that focus on the global dimension of next-generation, international relations department HE platform- XJTLU Learning mall HE capacity building - XJTLU ILEAD initiative Intercultural dialogue- XJTLU is an international university in China, with 50% international staff and 20% international students

Universidad del Pacífico

Mailing address: 
Pinar Alto, Calle B N48-177. Quito, Pichincha 170150
Telephone: 
02-2444509
Email: 
intrel@upacifico.edu.ec
Website: 
www.upacifico.edu.ec
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Sonia Roca
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
sonia.roca@upacifico.edu.ec
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Herb Terry
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director of International Relations
Focal point 1 - Email: 
herb.terry@upacifico.edu.ec
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Dean
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Roberto Houser
Focal point 2 - Email: 
kurt.freund@upacifico.edu.ec
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Kurt Freund
Focal point 3 - Email: 
roberto.houser@upacifico.edu.ec
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The university is divided into four faculties. It is a fully accredited university in Ecuador that specializes in Business Administration and its strengths also include Maritime Studies, Education, Engineering and Innovation. The University has campuses in the nation’s capital, Quito; the most important coastal city, Guayaquil; and facilities in the Galapagos Islands. The University offers: Undergraduate Programs, Graduate Programs, Exchange Programs, Field Study Programs, Summer Courses and Spanish Language Programs.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
The University has several initiatives underway that are supportive of the UNAI's principles and the SDGs. Institutional planning is increasingly more explicitly aligned to promoting the SDGS and the University has contributed through research, teaching and engagement to the sustainable development of the coast and protection of the ocean. Building on this strength, a newer educational campaign, "MARENOSTRUM", now seeks to encourage young people (K-12) to understand issues facing the ocean and develop a sense of responsibility for its protection.

Universidad Mayor de San Simon

Mailing address: 
Av. Ballivian N° 591 esq. Reza
Telephone: 
591 4 4524768 (69)
Email: 
rector@umss.edu.bo
Website: 
www.umss.edu.bo
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Juan Alfonso Rios del Prado
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
rector@umss.edu.bo
Focal point 1 - Name: 
María Esther Cortes
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Mgr.
Focal point 1 - Email: 
director-dric@umss.edu.bo
Focal point 2 - Email: 
c.montano@umss.edu.bo
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Claudio Montaño
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
UMSS has 14 Schools with 53 degree programs, 8 Advanced Technician Programs and 1 Intermediate Technician Program, spread over the Department of Cochabamba.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
UMSS is worrking in Project in the fields of Environment , Indigenous Rights and Gender Balance with cooperation of United Nations Population Fund and the Swedish Cooperation among others.

Kansai University

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
same above
Mailing address: 
3-3-35 Yamate-cho, Suita-shi, Osaka 564-8680 JAPAN
Telephone: 
+81-6-6368-1142
Email: 
gakuchohisho@ml.kandai.jp
Website: 
http://www.kansai-u.ac.jp
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Keiji Shibai
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
gakuchohisho@ml.kandai.jp
Focal point 1 - Name: 
International Liaison Group
Focal point 1 - Title: 
N/A
Focal point 1 - Email: 
kansai-u1886@ml.kandai.jp
Focal point 2 - Email: 
gakuchohisho@ml.kandai.jp
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Presidential Support Division
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
We have 13 faculties, 13 graduate schools, 3 professional graduate schools, as well as Japanese Language and Culture Program Preparatory Course. For Details, please see our website, http://www.kansai-u.ac.jp/English/about_ku/org_chart.html
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Some activities are in conceptual stage.

昭和大学

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Showa University
Mailing address: 
1-5-8 Hatanodai, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-8555
Telephone: 
+81 3-3784-8266
Email: 
int-exc@ofc.showa-u.ac.jp
Website: 
https://www.showa-u.ac.jp
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Katsuji Oguchi
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Showa University
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
hishoka@ofc.showa-u.ac.jp
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Takashi Miyazaki
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director General, International Exchange Center; Vice President, Showa University
Focal point 1 - Email: 
int-exc@ofc.showa-u.ac.jp
Focal point 2 - Email: 
hishoka@ofc.showa-u.ac.jp
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Tadashi Hisamitsu
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Showa University is a comprehensive medical university with four schools: Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and nursing and rehabilitation sciences. We also offer 4-year doctoral (Ph.D.) programs in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and health sciences. We have four campuses located in and around Tokyo, including a fully-residential campus near Mt. Fuji (Fujiyoshida campus) for all 1st-year students. Showa University also owns and operates 8 hospitals and 1 clinic.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Showa University is involved in 3 international-exchange activities that we believe are relevant to the UNAI principles of Capacity Building, Access to Higher Education, and Intercultural Dialogue. First, since 1982 our university has funded an International Postgraduate Program designed for foreign-trained medical specialists (physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and others) and related researchers from around the world to spend up to 1 year at Showa University to study with our medical professionals and students and to receive further training in Japan.

Bahçeşehir University

Mailing address: 
Ciragan Caddesi, Osmanpasa Mektebi Sokak, No: 4-6, Besiktas, Turkey
Telephone: 
4442864
Email: 
bahcesehiruniversitesi@hs01.kep.tr
Website: 
https://bau.edu.tr/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Sirin Karadeniz
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
sirin.karadeniz@bau.edu.tr
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Ahmet Aydemir
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director
Focal point 1 - Email: 
ahmet.aydemir@eas.bau.edu.tr
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Vice President
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Ahmet Beskese
Focal point 2 - Email: 
tunc.bozbura@eng.bau.edu.tr
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Faik Tunc Bozbura
Focal point 3 - Email: 
ahmet.beskese@bau.edu.tr
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
As a higher education institution dedicated to teaching, research, and service to our society, the mission of Bahceşehir University is to educate the leading work force of future who have an inquiring mind and a critical thinking ability; are sensitive to local and global issues; achieve international standards; contribute to scientific, technological, and cultural knowledge; are strong supporters of universal ideas and values. Bahçeşehir University expects to be the leading force regionally and nationally in the enhancement of knowledge.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Bahçeşehir University (BAU) is one of Turkey's leading higher education institutions, providing distance, on-site and hybrid education to 20,000+ students from 126 countries. It is a part of the BAU Global Education Network, which includes 300 schools and 6 universities located in 10 countries and provides education to more than 200,000 students worldwide.

Glasgow Caledonian University

Mailing address: 
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA
Telephone: 
01413313113
Email: 
pamela.gillies@gcu.ac.uk
Website: 
www.gcu.ac.uk
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Professor Pamela Gillies CBE
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Principal and Vice Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
pamela.gillies@gcu.ac.uk
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Mark Anderson
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director of Research and Innovation
Focal point 1 - Email: 
Mark.Anderson@gcu.ac.uk
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Senior Lecturer, GCU PRME Lead
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Dr Alec Wersun
Focal point 2 - Email: 
T.Jafry@gcu.ac.uk
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Professor Tahseen Jafry
Focal point 3 - Email: 
A.Wersun@gcu.ac.uk
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
https://www.gcu.ac.uk/theuniversity/universitycourt/siarticlesofgovernance/
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
GCU is committed to widening and deepening access to higher education for those from non-traditional backgrounds at home and overseas. Overseas we did this especially through our partnerships in Africa with Transnet and the African Leadership Centre. The University offers a wide range of support to those who declare a care-experienced background both before and during their University experience, which includes options for free 365-day accommodation and targeted travel and financial opportunities.

Дальневосточный федеральный университет

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Far Eastern Federal University
Mailing address: 
8, Sukhanova street, Vladivostok, 690090
Telephone: 
+7 (423) 265−22−32, +7 (423) 265-24-24 (ext.2210)
Email: 
interoffice@dvfu.ru
Website: 
www.dvfu.ru, https://www.dvfu.ru/en/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Nikita Anisimov
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
anisimov.niu@dvfu.ru
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Victoria Panova
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice-President for International Relations
Focal point 1 - Email: 
panova.vvl@dvfu.ru
Focal point 2 - Email: 
vlasov.ee@dvfu.ru
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Evgeny Vlasov
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
In 2010-2011 Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) was created as the result of the merger of four leading universities in the Russian Far East - Far Eastern State University, Far Eastern State Technical University, Pacific State Economic University, and Ussuriysk State Pedagogical Institute. The corresponding decree was signed by the President of Russia. FEFU is one of the largest universities in the Far East of Russia, the country's academic outpost in the Asia-Pacific region.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
FEFU respects The UNAI guiding principles and implements it in the educational process. FEFU makes a commitment to a Capacity building in higher education.

Universidad Regional Amazónica Ikiam

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Ikiam University
Mailing address: 
Parroquia Muyuna, kilómetro 7 vía a Alto Tena
Telephone: 
+593 6 370 0040
Email: 
carolina.bolanos@ikiam.edu.ec
Website: 
https://www.ikiam.edu.ec/index.html
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Caroline Bacquet
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector (in charge)
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
caroline.bacquet@ikiam.edu.ec
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Carolina Bolaños
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Head of Inter-institutional Relations Office
Focal point 1 - Email: 
carolina.bolanos@ikiam.edu.ec
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Research and Innovation Coordinator
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Pablo Jarrín
Focal point 2 - Email: 
daniel.coronel@ikiam.edu.ec
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Daniel Coronel
Focal point 3 - Email: 
pablo.jarrin@ikiam.edu.ec
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Ikiam University is governed by a Management Commission with internal and external members, chaired by the rector. The university has an administrative and academic leading structure. The academic branch formed by the Academic Vice Chancellor, the Deans, each program’s directors, the Research and Innovation Coordinator, academic - research units and faculty members, laboratory staff and researchers. At the administrative branch we have coordinators, directors and technical and assistance staff.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Ikiam University is an Ecuadorian Public Higher Education Institution, which works in three fundamental pillars: higher education, research and community engagement. It works for the development of knowledge, science and quality education for the conservation and sustainability of the natural resources. We aim to be a Regional reference for the contribution of solutions to the current social and environmental challenges through actions aligned to the Sustainable Development Objectives and have human rights and gender as cross-cutting principles.

جامعة المجمعه

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Majmaah University
Mailing address: 
Majmaah University City, Majmaah, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: 
+9661164045303
Email: 
pmo@mu.edu.sa
Website: 
https://www.mu.edu.sa/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Khaled bin Saad Al-Muqrin
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
osar@mu.edu.sa
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Aiman Jameel Albarakati
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Assistant Professor and the Director of the Project Management Office
Focal point 1 - Email: 
a.albarakati@mu.edu.sa
Focal point 2 - Email: 
f.almotairi@mu.edu.sa
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Faisal F. Al-Mutairi
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Majmaah University Established in 2009, Majmaah University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Al Majma'ah (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Riyadh. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Zulfi, Hutah, Ghat, Rumah. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia, Majmaah University (MU) is a coeducational Saudi Arabian higher education institution. The university has around 20 buildings for the administration, colleges, deanships, medical services and units.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
1- The University designed, prepared, and run Program in The UN applications Program for SDGs for more than 2 years. more than 20 experts in the SDGs graduated from this program, and they became part of the training process. The program was recognized by the GCC Universities presidents summit, and recommended for sharing the experience with all universities in the region.