Inter-cultural dialogue and understanding -- unlearning intolerance

University of North Florida

Mailing address: 
1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224
Telephone: 
1-904-620-2849
Email: 
admissions@unf.edu
Website: 
www.unf.edu
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
David Szymanski
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
President, University of North Florida
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
david.szymanski@unf.edu
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Jeff Chamberlain
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Dean, Hicks Honors College
Focal point 1 - Email: 
j.chamberlain@unf.edu
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs and Director of the International Center
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Ruth Lopez
Focal point 2 - Email: 
diane.yendol-hoppey@unf.edu
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Diane Yendol-Hoppy
Focal point 3 - Email: 
rlopez@unf.edu
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
UNF is organized into the following six colleges: - The Brooks College of Health - The Brooks College of Health prepares students to enter a variety of fields through specialized programming enhanced by partnerships with area healthcare organizations.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
EDUCATION FOR ALL - Academic Programs/Units - BA in Deaf Education: Prepares teachers for initial certification in Deaf Education and is also ESOL endorsed. Exceptional Student Education Program: Prepares special education teachers for their roles embedded in Professional Development School (PDS).

National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS)

Mailing address: 
Abid Majeed Road, The Mall, Rawalpindi, 46000.
Telephone: 
+92-51-9270433
Email: 
info@numspak.edu.pk
Website: 
www.numspak.edu.pk
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Lt Gen Syed Muhammad Imran Majeed (Retd)
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Vice Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
vc@numspak.edu.pk
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Air Cdre Muhammad Ismail (Retd)
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director Quality Assurance, NUMS
Focal point 1 - Email: 
m.ismail@numspak.edu.pk
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Data Analyst
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Muhammad Waqas Malik
Focal point 2 - Email: 
erummonis@numspak.edu.pk
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Dr. Erum Z. Monis
Focal point 3 - Email: 
m.waqas@numspak.edu.pk
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
NUMS as a research-led institution provides opportunities to undergraduate and postgraduate education in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Allied Health with a necessary add-on the Social Sciences and Liberal Arts with a multidisciplinary faculty; aiming eventually to run university-led healthcare system in the country. NUMS envisages to achieve set goals by adopting best international standards and practices in medical education, training, and research along with modernization of medical infrastructure, whereas the benefits will have broad based socio-economic impact within the country an
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
NUMS offers the opportunity to higher education in the field of Medical and Allied Health Sciences to all based on the merit without any discrimination of race, color, gender, creed and religion. NUMS also believe in capacity building of the faculty so that they are addressed with the latest development in their fields.

Krupanidhi Group of Institutions

Mailing address: 
#12/1, Chikka Bellandur Carmelaram Post, Varthur Hobli, Off Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560035
Telephone: 
9060156200
Email: 
riju@krupanidhi.edu.in
Website: 
www.krupanidhi.edu.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Suresh Nagpal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chairman
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
dr.sureshnagpal@krupanidhi.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Samuel Paul Issac
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director
Focal point 1 - Email: 
director@krupanidhi.edu.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Head of Global Engagement
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Riju Pathak
Focal point 2 - Email: 
akashnagpal@krupanidhi.edu.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Akash Nagpal
Focal point 3 - Email: 
riju@krupanidhi.edu.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Krupanidhi Group of Institutions is a primer private institute in Bangalore, India, founded by eminent educationist-entrepreneur Prof. Dr. Suresh Nagpal in the year 1985.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Our Institution provides scholarships to meritorious students from weak financial background to ensure education opportunity for all. Also we have global engagement programs that primarily focus on students and faculty exchange for capacity building and cultural exchange as well as enhanced global research paving way for global citizenship. There are activities like tree plantation , waste management carried out on regular intervals as part of National service Scheme to promote sustainability.

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.

St. Albert's College (Autonomous)

Mailing address: 
Banerji Road, Kochi, Kerala
Telephone: 
9020301030
Email: 
antonyarackal@alberts.edu.in
Website: 
www.alberts.edu.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Antony Vacko Arackal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chairman
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
antonyarackal@alberts.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Sabu M C
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Dean, Resource Mobilization
Focal point 1 - Email: 
sabuchacko@alberts.edu.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Dean, Quality Assurance
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Nisha Thomji Varghese
Focal point 2 - Email: 
gfernandez@aim.edu.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Geo Jos Fernandez
Focal point 3 - Email: 
nishathomji@alberts.edu.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
St. Albert's College is an autonomous College accredited by NAAC and UGC.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Awareness of Human Rights to the students as well as communities around. Involvement of Village Adoption Scheme of the Indian Government. We have adopted 7 villages around our institution. CRG - Conservation Research Group of our college is one of the Top Ten Colleges in the World working to conserve endangered species https://www.thebestcolleges.org/10-colleges-saving-our-endangered-species/ Research on ethnic communities in Kerala etc.

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.

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.

Sister Nivedita University

Mailing address: 
DG 1/2, Action Area - 1, New Town, Kolkata, West Bengal -700156
Telephone: 
+91-33- 66382029
Email: 
registrar@snuniv.ac.in
Website: 
https://snuniv.ac.in/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Prof. Ashoke Ranjan Thakur
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Vice Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
vc@snuniv.ac.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Prof. Suman Chatterjee
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Registrar
Focal point 1 - Email: 
registrar@snuniv.ac.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Ms. Sangeeta Banik
Focal point 2 - Email: 
mousumi.b@snuniv.ac.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Prof. Mousumi Bhattacharyya
Focal point 3 - Email: 
sangeetaa.b@snuniv.ac.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Sister Nivedita University was established through the Sister Nivedita University Act, 2017 (West Bengal Act, 2017) that was published in the official gazette of the Government of West Bengal vide notification No. 25-L, dated January 9, 2018.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Some activities in the recent past: (1) Sustainability & Capacity Building - With support from Sister Nivedita University, New Town, Kolkata & British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata, eastern India region presented the YOUNG THINKERS’ CONFERENCE, 2018 titled “UK, West Bengal & Eastern India – Shared Prosperity for a Shared Future”, focusing on the role of West Bengal and Eastern India as a trade and investment hub in South Asia, and the potential cooperation with the UK on education, skills, technology and entrepreneurship on 11th August 2018. (2) Adoption of village - Sister Niv