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Universidad Santo Tomas

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Universidad Santo Tomas, CAMPUS BUCARAMANGA, COLOMBIA
Mailing address: 
Carrera 18 # 9-27, Bucaramanga, Colombia
Telephone: 
57+7+6800801, ext. 2300
Email: 
dorif@ustabuca.edu.co
Website: 
www.ustabuca.edu.co
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Érico Juan Macchi Cespedes
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
rectoria@ustabuca.edu.co
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Gladys Rey
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Head of the International Relations Office
Focal point 1 - Email: 
dorif@ustabuca.edu.co
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Dean Faculty of Law
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Johanna Sarit Riaño
Focal point 2 - Email: 
decom@ustabuca.edu.co
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Carlos Alberto Abreo Villamizar
Focal point 3 - Email: 
decder@ustabuca.edu.co
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The Mission of Universidad Santo Tomas, inspired by the Christian humanistic thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas, is to promote the integral formation of people in the field of Higher Education, through teaching-learning actions and processes, research and social impact, in order for them to react in an ethic, creative and critical way to the current demands of human life, and bring the best solutions to the problems and needs of our society and country. Our university has 17 undergraduate programs, 1 Ph. D. programs, 14 master´s degrees and 23 specialization programs.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
The Universidad Santo Tomás Campus Bucaramanga, through its international business and law faculties, will hold on November 8 the first United Nations model, better known as MUN, in which students from different schools and universities represent diplomats from different countries of the UN, having to be trained in subjects inherent to their culture, internal and external policy, economy and society to debate and resolve issues of real knowledge for the organs and committees of the UN.

University of Zawia

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
University of Zawia
Mailing address: 
City of Zawia- Libya BO.Pox 16418
Telephone: 
00218919235939
Email: 
ico@zu.edu.ly
Website: 
http://zu.edu.ly/ar/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Meftah Elmrabet
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
elmrabet@zu.edu.ly
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Abdulbast Kriama
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Directer of the international cooperation office
Focal point 1 - Email: 
kriama@zu.edu.ly
Focal point 3 - Title: 
international cooperation office
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Fathi Bareebash
Focal point 2 - Email: 
a.tarmal@zu.edu.ly
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Ali Tarmal
Focal point 3 - Email: 
f.bribesh@zu.edu.ly
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Zawia University has been established in 1988. This university include 22 faculties. The ZU provides a bachelor programs in Sports, Engineering, Arts, Science, Economics and Political Science, Education, Medical Technology, Dental, Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursery, Law and Natural Resources and Information Technology. ZU has (32147) undergraduate students and (1630) postgraduate students, with (1350) faculty members and (3300) non-academic staff, and one general educational hospital located in Zawia city. ZU is a member of Arabic, Islamic and African Universities Associations.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Our University has joint the open axes education program and an other program about the difficulties of education organized by UNICEF

Kampala International University

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
English
Mailing address: 
arindajasper31@gmail.com
Telephone: 
+256784468884
Email: 
guildunion@kiu.ac.go
Website: 
www.kiu.co.ug
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
ARINDA JASPER
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
PRESIDENT
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
annexarinda@gmail.com
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Dr Mpezamihingo Mohammed
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice Chancellor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
mmpeza@gmail.com
Focal point 2 - Email: 
gnasinyama@gmail.com
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Prof. Nasinyama
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Academic Structure. Vice Chancellor. ' - Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance and Admnistration. - Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation. - Deputy Vice Chancellor Admnistration and Academics. ' - admissions - exams - Principles and lecturers Dean of Students. ' Guild President.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL. our institution has offered and still offers scholarships and bursaries to learners from vulnerable families who are in able to raise their tuition, This therefore helps to fight poverty and offcouse give them an opportunity to acquire education like those in First Class Families.

JPM Arts and Science College

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
cstjpmcollege@gmail.com
Mailing address: 
KANCHIYAR P.O., LABBAKKADA, IDUKKI (DT.), KERALA, INDIA
Telephone: 
9562034555
Email: 
cstjpmcollege@gmail.com
Website: 
www.jpmcollege.com
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Dr. K.M. Mathew
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
PRINCIPAL
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
kmmathewxli@gmail.com
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Mr. Sajeev Thomas
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Asst. Professor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
sajeevmilankel@gmail.com
Focal point 2 - Email: 
tijirosetom@gmail.com
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Ms. Tiji Tom
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The following courses are conducted in this instituion 1. B.Com (Computer Application) 2. B.Com (Co-operation) 3. B.Com (Finance & Taxation) 4. BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application) 5. BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) 6. BA (English) 7. BTTM (Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management) 8. M.Com (Finance) 9. M.Com (Banking & Insurance) 10. MA (English) 11. MA (Economics) and 12. M.Sc. (Computer Science) Career guidance seminars, conducts seminars by various association of this college etc.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Sustainability - During flood and natural calamity college collects food and other items in association with the seminary at Bangalore and distribute these to the needy.

Montclair State University

Mailing address: 
1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey 07043, United States
Telephone: 
+1 (973) 655-4000
Email: 
laruec@montclair.edu
Website: 
www.montclair.edu
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Willard Gingerich
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Provost
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
gingerichw@montclair.edu
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Jane Ann Williams
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Associate Provost International Engagement
Focal point 1 - Email: 
janeann.williams@montclair.edu
Focal point 2 - Email: 
laruec@montclair.edu
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Claudia LaRue
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
As a comprehensive public institution, Montclair State University's patterns of governance, organization, and administration are complex and multilayered, reflecting both the comprehensive nature of the University's mission and the intricate relationships it maintains with a variety of distinct constituencies such as students, faculty, staff, alumni, the state government, and accrediting groups. Montclair's Board of Trustees exercises the powers and duties necessary for the control and management of University affairs. The Board is composed of voting members who are drawn
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
• Montclair State met the criteria set forth by the U.S.

Instituto Universitario de la Paz-UNIPAZ

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
University Institute of Peace-UNIPAZ
Mailing address: 
Centro de Investigaciones Santa Lucía Km. 14 Vía Bucaramanga
Telephone: 
097-6032701 extensión 136
Email: 
rectoria@unipaz.edu.co
Website: 
www.unipaz.edu.co
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Oscar Orlando Porras Atencia
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
rectoria@unipaz.edu.co
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Oscar Orlando Porras Atencia
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Rector
Focal point 1 - Email: 
rectoria@unipaz.edu.co
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Dirección de Investigación y Proyección Social
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Fabián Aristóbulo Rico Suarez
Focal point 2 - Email: 
vicerectoria@unipaz.edu.co
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Kelly Cristina Torres Angulo
Focal point 3 - Email: 
dir.investigaciones@unipaz.edu.co
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
UNIPAZ is a public institution of higher education with social leadership and regional identity, committed to the pursuit of customer satisfaction and the integral education of its students, based on the quality of its processes, adequate infrastructure, competent human talent and continuous improvement as a philosophy for excellence, it tends to train professionals committed to the development of the region and the country in different scenarios, contributing from the socialization of knowledge to the gradual conformation of a new culture in a context of profound contrasts: a region of great
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
La institución se encuentra desarrollando múltiples actividades que encierran los principios establecidos en la ONU, dentro de lo que vale resaltar, Proyectos como "Educándonos para la Paz" contando como aliado La Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos-OEI; proyecto cuyo objeto busca fortalecer las capacidades y competencias socio productivas de los pequeños productores campesinos, así como de las comunidad es víctimas del conflicto armado en el territorio nacional. El proyecto “Diseño de Sistemas Productivos Sostenibles como Estrategia de Conservación de Paisajes Rurales Degrada

جامعة مصراتة

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Misurata University
Mailing address: 
2478 Misrata - Libya
Telephone: 
00218512627202
Email: 
director.ico@misuratau.edu.ly
Website: 
http://misuratau.edu.ly/eng/ico/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Mohamed Sawalem
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Vice President for Scientific Affairs
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
vice-president@misuratau.edu.ly
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Ali Bakeer`
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director of International Cooperation
Focal point 1 - Email: 
director.ico@misuratau.edu.ly
Focal point 2 - Email: 
director.ico@misuratau.edu.ly
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Omar Alsallabi
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
MU has: 17 fully functioning colleges that cover a variety of academic disciplines. 1 Research Center 1 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center 1 Renewable Energies Research Center
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Misurata University is continuously progressing its status as a leader in Higher Education development. With a range of academic and societal partnerships across the globe, MU recognizes and further boosts the principles already listed UNAI.

Osaka Prefecture University

Mailing address: 
1-1 Gakuen-cho, Naka-ku, Sakai, Osaka 599-8531, Japan
Telephone: 
+81-72-252-1161
Email: 
international.office@ao.osakafu-u.ac.jp
Website: 
http://www.osakafu-u.ac.jp/en/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Hiroshi Tsuji
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chair of Global Collaboration Promotion Headquarters
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
gpo@ml.osakafu-u.ac.jp
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Ayako Okuda
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Deputy Administrative Supervisor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
cao24570@osakafu-u.ac.jp
Focal point 2 - Email: 
m.tamaki@ao.osakafu-u.ac.jp
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Mai Tamaki
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Osaka Prefecture University (OPU), one of the largest public universities in Japan, is a leading advanced research university. We are located in southern Osaka. We have four colleges with thirteen schools for undergraduate students. There are about 6,000 undergraduate students. In our program for undergraduates, international students should have Japanese language ability. We have also seven graduate schools. There are about 1400 students for master degree and 400 students for doctor degree. For master students in Graduate School of Engineering, there is a course in English.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Osaka Prefecture University (OPU) is committed to a full range of education, research, and social engagement activities that are relevant to all the ten universal principles of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) initiative, with special emphasis on encouraging global citizenship and promoting sustainability.

Universidad de Congreso

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Congreso University
Mailing address: 
Colón 90 - Ciudad de Mendoza, Mendoza (5500) - ARGENTINA
Telephone: 
+54 261 423 0630
Email: 
info@ucongreso.edu.ar
Website: 
www.ucongreso.edu.ar
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Rubén Darío Bresso
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
bressor@ucongreso.edu.ar
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Irene Casati
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice Rector of Administration and Finance
Focal point 1 - Email: 
irenecasati@yahoo.com.ar
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Coordinator of the College of International Studies
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Augusto Bernasconi
Focal point 2 - Email: 
estudiosinternacionales@ucongreso.edu.ar
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Ernesto Sbriglio
Focal point 3 - Email: 
estudiosinternacionales@ucongreso.edu.ar
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
6 Colleges: - College of Administrative and Economic Sciences - College of Health Sciences - College of Environment, Architecture and Urbanism - College of Humanities - College of International Studies - College of Judicial Sciences
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Higher education opportunity for all: Universidad de Congreso has its own scholarship and "university credit" system incorporated into its annual budget, for some time now. The policy is for no one to drop out for economic reasons. Being that it is a private university, its main source of income are the monthly payments its' students make.

University of Missouri-Columbia

Mailing address: 
N52 Memorial Union - University of Missouri - Columbia, MO 65211
Telephone: 
01 573 882 6008
Email: 
scottj@missouri.edu
Website: 
http://missouri.edu
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
James K. Scott, Ph.D.
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Interim Vice Provost - International Programs
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
scottj@missouri.edu
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Ken Schneeberger, Ph.D.
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director - International Agriculture Programs
Focal point 1 - Email: 
schneebergerk@missouri.edu
Focal point 2 - Email: 
ayllonm@missouri.edu
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Miguel Ayllon, Ph.D.
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
We are a public land grant university, and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). We are a research intensive university, offering over 300 different degrees in 19 Colleges or Schools.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
We are a research intensive university with a history of capacity-building in higher education with partner institutions in Sub Saharan Africa, North Africa, Eurasia, South and East Asia. We promote global citizenship, sustainability and intercultural dialogue through a variety of curricular and co-curricular activities, including student organizations.