Europe and CIS

University of Manchester

Mailing address: 
Arthur Lewis Building #4.005, The University of Manchester, Greater Manchester, M139PL
Telephone: 
01612754250
Email: 
jess.gifkins@manchester.ac.uk
Website: 
www.manchester.ac.uk
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Jess Gifkins
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Lecturer in International Relations
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
jess.gifkins@manchester.ac.uk
Focal point 1 - Name: 
James Pattison
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Professor of Politics
Focal point 1 - Email: 
james.pattison@manchester.ac.uk
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Research Associate
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Lara Bianchi
Focal point 2 - Email: 
john.haskell@manchester.ac.uk
Focal point 2 - Name: 
John Haskell
Focal point 3 - Email: 
lara.bianchi@manchester.ac.uk
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The University of Manchester has three faculties; the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health; the Faculty of Humanities; and the Faculty of Science and Engineering. The goals of the university are: world-class research, outstanding learning and student experience, and social responsibility. This application spans the Faculty of Humanities, with focal points in the Alliance Manchester Business School, the School of Law, and the School of Social Sciences. The University of Manchester is ranked 35th in the world, with 29,000 students and more than 12,000 staff.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
The University of Manchester had a ‘widening participation’ program which does outreach with people from low socio-economic backgrounds to increase their access to higher education. Further information is available about this program here: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/connect/teachers/students/secondary/widening-participation/ We offer postgraduate degrees in Human Rights in the Politics department, and host the Business Human Rights Catalyst within the Alliance Manchester Business School. We offer a postgraduate degree in Peace and Conflict Studies.

Amanzholov East Kazakhstan University

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Amanzholov East Kazakhstan University
Mailing address: 
Republic of Kazakhstan, Ust'-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan str., 55, 070004
Telephone: 
8 (7232) 25-23-15
Email: 
rector@vkgu.kz
Website: 
https://www.vkgu.kz/en
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Mukhtar
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Tolegen
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
rector@vkgu.kz
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Ainur Seitkan
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director of the Department for the SCIENTIFIC WORK AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Focal point 1 - Email: 
seitkanainur.77@mail.ru
Focal point 3 - Title: 
VICE-RECTOR FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Anar Myrzagaliyeva
Focal point 2 - Email: 
gaukhar.nursha@gmail.com
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Gaukhar Nursha
Focal point 3 - Email: 
amyrzagaliyeva@vkgu.kz
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Sarsen Amanzholov East-Kazakhstan State University – is one of the leading educational, scientific, methodological and cultural centers of the country’s Eastern region. The University provides a wide range and high quality of educational services, using new learning technologies and expanding the base of scientific research of the departments.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Research at EKSU is carried out on the basis of Testing Center for Physical and Chemical Research (National Research Laboratory for collective use, Educational Research Center "Ecology"), "Altaytanu" Research Center; "Nazarbaevtanu" Research Educational Center; Centre for Proficiency Development, "Ziyatker" Research and Educational Center; and university departments.International cooperation aimed at the integration of the university into the world educational community, participation in the authoritative interstate organizations, collaboration with lead

Universidad Pablo de Olavide

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
University Pablo of Olavide
Mailing address: 
Ctra. de Utrera Km, 1 Sevilla
Telephone: 
00 34 954 349200
Email: 
upo@upo.es
Website: 
www.upo.es
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Vicente Carlos Guzmán Fluja
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
rector@upo.es
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Isabel Victoria Lucena Cid
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vicerrectora de Internacionalización
Focal point 1 - Email: 
vrinter@upo.es
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Director del Área de Relaciones Internacionales y Cooperación
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Miguel Ángel Herrera Flores
Focal point 2 - Email: 
dgidiomascui@upo.es
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Verónia Costa Pacheco
Focal point 3 - Email: 
aric@upo.es
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Universidad Pablo de Olavide (UPO), founded in 1997, is one of Spain’s youngest public universities. UPO is a dynamic institution dedicated to educating the men and women of tomorrow through strong academic programs, innovative research, and a highly qualified faculty. UPO offers undergraduate degree and Master degree programs in a variety of academic fields- some of which include courses taught in English. The University is located on a beautiful 345 acre campus less than 5 miles from Seville’s city center.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
During this academic year we have been carrying differents activities related with Fair Trade, Capacity Building with universities in Latin America, Development projects in Marroco and Nicaragua and other countries. We cooperate with Women for Africa in Learn Africa program with student from Ghana. We offer differents courses on Human Rights, Development and Intercultural studies; Education for Development, etc.

Epoka University

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Epoka University
Mailing address: 
Rr. Tirane-Rinas, Km.12, Tirana, Albania
Telephone: 
0035542232086
Email: 
communications@epoka.edu.al
Website: 
www.epoka.edu.al
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Gungor Turan
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Professor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
gturan@epoka.edu.al
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Alba Gerdeci
Focal point 1 - Title: 
TBA
Focal point 1 - Email: 
agerdeci@epoka.edu.al
Focal point 2 - Email: 
nmulleti@epoka.edu.al
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Niuton Mulleti
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Epoka University is an international higher education institution located in Tirana, the capital of Albania. The University commenced academic activities during the 2007-2008 academic year, in compliance with the provisions of the Albanian higher education legislation. In 2012, based on the Decision of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Albania No.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Epoka University is involved in capacity building projects in higher education, financed by Erasmus+ program. Detailed information is available at http://projects.epoka.edu.al/ In particular the Department of International Relations and Center for European Studies, beside teaching, are involved in activities that promote protection of human rights, inter-cultural dialogue, peace and conflict resolution.

Universidad Europea del Atlántico

Mailing address: 
juanluis.vidal@uneatlantico.es
Telephone: 
+34942244244
Email: 
info@uneatlantico.es
Website: 
https://www.uneatlantico.es/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Rubén Calderón Iglesias
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
ruben.calderon@uneatlantico.es
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Roberto Ruíz Salces
Focal point 1 - Title: 
International Relations Vice-Chancellor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
roberto.ruiz@uneatlantico.es
Focal point 2 - Email: 
juanluis.vidal@uneatlantico.es
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Juan Luis Vidal Mazón
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The Universidad Europea del Atlántico is comprised by three faculties (Faculty of Health Sciences, Higher Polytechnic School and Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities) and fifteen bachelor's degrees. The university also offers postgraduate studies.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
- An International week, where students from more than 30 countries have the opportunity to get to know other cultures - Equality week - Learning how to teach seminars, open to the general public. Includes actions for teaching visually impaired people.

Wyższa Szkoła Informatyki i Zarządzania z siedzibą w Rzeszowie

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów
Mailing address: 
Ul. Sucharskiefgo 2, 35-506 Rzeszów, Poland
Telephone: 
+48178661111
Email: 
wsiz@wsiz.rzeszow.pl
Website: 
wsiz.rzeszow.pl
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Wergiliusz Gołąbek
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector, Ph.D.
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
wgolabek@wsiz.rzeszow.pl
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Anna Siewierska-Chmaj
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director of Intitute for Reaseach on Civilisations, prof.
Focal point 1 - Email: 
asiewierska@wsiz.rzeszow.pl
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Director of International Relation Department and International Offfice
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Anna Dudzińska
Focal point 2 - Email: 
ileonowicz@wsiz.rzeszow.pl
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Iwona Leonowicz-Bukała
Focal point 3 - Email: 
adudzinska@wsiz.rzeszow.pl
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The University of Information Technology and Management (UITM) is one of the biggest private universities in Poland founded by Association of Entrepreneurship Promotion in Rzeszow. It is a non-profit institution which has been highly ranked in many independent national rankings in the past 15 years. University is divided into 3 faculties: Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences, Faculty of Applied Information Technology and Faculty of Medicine.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
From the beginning in 1996, the mission of University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow is to create and support multicultural environment. Now we have over 1900 students from 24 countries worldwide and we offer a truly cosmopolitan atmosphere for students from, i.a. Belarus, China, India, Iran, Finland, Malaysia, Nigeria, Germany, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, the USA, Greece, Kazakhstan, and Italy.

Sabancı University

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Sabanci University
Mailing address: 
Sabancı Üniversitesi. Orta Mahalle, Tuzla 34956 İstanbul
Telephone: 
+902164839011
Email: 
webmaster@sabanciuniv.edu
Website: 
http://www.sabanciuniv.edu/en
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Hasan Mandal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
hmandal@sabanciuniv.edu
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Özgür Kıbrıs
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Dean, School of Arts and Social Sciences ; Professor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
ozgur@sabanciuniv.edu
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Social Sciences ; Professor
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Yusuf Menceloglu
Focal point 2 - Email: 
fulengin@sabanciuniv.edu
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Fusun Ulengin
Focal point 3 - Email: 
yusufm@sabanciuniv.edu
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Sabancı University is a non-profit foundation university with roughly 5000 students (about 1100 graduates), three faculties (management, engineering and natural sciences). and arts and social sciences), and ten research centers or focused laboratories. It is a research university, holding the top rank in "Innovative and Entrepreneurial Universities" in Turkey four years in a row. It is also QS ranked among top 10 in several areas of engineering and computer / information systems.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
1. Capacity building in higher education system: The university is a pioneer in supporting the maker movement (local and individual digital design and manufacturing; fast prototyping and support for SMEs) that is publicly available and internationally connected through its FabLab. Sabancı University Gender and Women’s Studies Center of Excellence (SU Gender) SU Gender has been working to raise awareness about gender both within and beyond the university since 2002.

De Montfort University (DMU)

Mailing address: 
Professor Dominic Shellard, Vice Chancellor, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
Telephone: 
0044 116 250 6085
Email: 
vc@dmu.ac.uk
Website: 
www.dmu.ac.uk
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Mark Charlton
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Associate Director of Public Engagement
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
mcharlton@dmu.ac.uk
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Mark Charlton
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Associate Director of Public Engagement
Focal point 1 - Email: 
mcharlton@dmu.ac.uk
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor
Focal point 3 - Name: 
louise.pinsent@dmu.c.uk
Focal point 2 - Email: 
jgardner@dmu.ac.uk
Focal point 2 - Name: 
James Gardner
Focal point 3 - Email: 
louise.oinsent@dmu.ac.uk
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
We are a university that is committed to the Public Good and believe that Higher Education Instituions have a particularly responsibility to use their intellectual capital for the betterment of the human race. We have been awarded the Gandhi medal by the Gandhi Global Family for our large scale volunteering project, the Square Mile, undertake extensive volunteering work in India - our latets project is to work with a community of people living with leprosy - and are deeply honoured to be the Global University lead for the Together campaign.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
1. DMU Square Mile @dmusquaremile 2. DMU Square Mile India @squaremileindia 3. DMU Local @dmulocal 4. Work with the NGO, the Gandhi Global Family 5. An institutional wide adherence - led by the Vice Chancellor and propagated through 24 hour vigils - to the UN's SDGs

Firat University

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Firat University
Mailing address: 
Universite Mahallesi Rektorluk Kampusu Firat Universitesi 23119 Elazig
Telephone: 
00905052349556
Email: 
okalem@firat.edu.tr
Website: 
www.firat.edu.tr
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Kutbeddin Demirdag
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
kdemirdag@firat.edu.tr
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Sebahattin Devecioglu
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Associate Professor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
sdevecioglu@firat.edu.tr
Focal point 2 - Email: 
ssunter@firat.edu.tr
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Sedat Sunter
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Fırat University, which has a deep-rooted history, started its educational services in Elazığ, a city with cultural richness. Then, it has become a higher education institution that contributes significantly to the progress of higher education in the Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia Region by establishing higher education institutions and training personnels with its postgraduate activities. Fırat University has been maintaining its education and training activities with its 16 faculties, 8 vocational schools, a State Conservatory and 4 institutes.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Capacity- Building in higher education system: 1)Firat University has agreements with many African Universities. One of those agreements is with the Republic of Gana. Wtihin the framework of this agreement, Firat Universtiy accepts students from Gana in order to give Diploma degree on Pedogogical Information. 2)Firat University has currently more then 1000 foreign students from all over the world, and for that students Firat University has a specialized center that is Turkish is thought to those students.

ISEC Lisboa/Instituto Superior de Educação e Ciências

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
ISEC Lisboa/Higher Institute of Education and Sciences
Mailing address: 
Alameda das Linhas de Torres, 179, 1750-142 Lisboa
Telephone: 
+3517521310
Email: 
jorge.farromba@iseclisboa.pt
Website: 
http://www.iseclisboa.pt
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Dr. Maria Cristina Ventura
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
cristina.ventura@iseclisboa.pt
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Jorge Farromba
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Teacher / Course Coordinator
Focal point 1 - Email: 
jorge.farromba@iseclisboa.pt
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Director for Research & Development
Focal point 3 - Name: 
José Reis Jorge
Focal point 2 - Email: 
tania.carrquico@iseclisboa.pt
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Tânia Carraquico
Focal point 3 - Email: 
jose.reis.jorge@iseclisboa.pt
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
ISEC Lisboa - Instituto Superior de Educação e Ciências was officially recognized by Administrative Rule No. 794/91 of August 9. In its 26 years of existence, ISEC Lisboa has been active in six major areas of knowledge: 1) Education, 2) Graphic Arts and Multimedia, 3) Protection and Security, 4). Aeronautics, 5) Health and Environment Technologies and 6) Management and Communication. In organizational terms, ISEC comprises five schools: School of Education, School of Creative Arts and Industries, School of Management, School of Aeronautics, and School of Technologies and Engineering.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
ISEC Lisboa aims to prepare responsible citizens and competent professionals through providing high quality scientific, technical, cultural, pedagogical, professional and human training, and through fostering scientific and cultural cooperation and an awareness of the social and solidarity dimension of the professional activities. The institutional mission of ISEC Lisboa guides the development of a formative offer with a markedly vocational/professional nature and the implementation of applied and collaborative research aimed at the production of solutions and the creation of value transferab