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Comenius University, Slovakia

  1. Location
    Bratislava, Slovak Repablic
  2. History
    Comenius University is the oldest university in Slovakia, founded on June 27, 1919.
    The university traces its history back to the Academia Istropolitana, established in Bratislava in 1467 by Matthias Corvinus, the king of Hungary.
    Comenius University emphasizes the doctoral program at its graduate school in addition to the undergraduate program.
    The university began aggressively pursuing international exchange programs with universities in Europe and North America since 1990.
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Organization
    Faculties: Faculty of Medicine (located in Bratislava); Jessenius Faculty of Medicine (located in Martin); Faculty of Pharmacy; Faculty of Law; Faculty of Philosophy; Faculty of Natural Sciences; Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics; Faculty of Physical Education and Sports; Roman Catholic Faculty of Theology of Cyril and Methodius; Evangelical Theological Faculty; Faculty of Management
  5. Size of the university
    Number of students: 18,000 (including students from 40 countries), Number of faculty members: 5,000
  6. Management
    The General Council and Scientific Council are administered and managed by a Rector and four Vice-Rectors (organized into the departments of Public Relations, Legislation, Science & Research, University Development, International Relations and Education).
  7. Other significant facilities
    The Institute for Language and Academic Preparation for Foreign Students; Language Center; student dormitory; College of Theology; Comenius University Press; Computer Center; Botanic Garden; Comenius University Hotel.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

  1. Location
    Budapest, Hungary
  2. Founded in
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Faculties
    Architecture; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Informatics; Mechanical Engineering; Natural Sciences; Transportation Engineering; Economics and Social Sciences
  5. Enrollment
    12,000 students (including 800 students from overseas)
  6. Number of faculty members
  7. Overseas sister universities
  8. Standard time from matriculation to graduation
    4 years for a Bachelor’s degree, 2 years for a Master’s degree and 3 years for a Ph.D.
  9. Semester schedule
    2 semesters (Autumn semester: Sept. 1 to Feb. 3, Spring semester: Feb. 8 to June 2)
  10. Tuition
    Undergraduates: US$2,500 per semester, Graduate school: US$3,500 to 5,000 per semester
  11. Management
    A Rector is assisted by 3 vice-rectors responsible for education; research and finance, and international relationships.)

Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

  1. Location
    Warsaw, Poland
  2. History
    1826 The Warsaw University of Technology was established.
    1830 The university was closed due to the failed Polish Independence Revolution
    1898 University facilities were reopened as the Russian University of Technology
    1915 The Warsaw University of Technology was re-established with four faculties
    1945 After an interruption in operations during the war, the university reopened with six faculties. In 1946, the Department of Education was established, bringing the total to seven
    1998 The university expanded to 16 faculties with 40 institutes
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Organization
    16 faculties: Civil Engineering; Chemistry; Architecture; Electrical Engineering; Transport; Electronics and Information Technology; Automotive and Construction Machinery Engineering; Power and Aeronautical Engineering; Mechatronics; Chemical and Process Engineering; Mathematics and Information Science; Production Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Geodesy and Cartography
    Institutes: 40
    Other organizations: School of Business; College of Social Science and Administration; Foreign Language Center; English Center; Center for Physical Education and Sports; Computing Center; Center for English – Media Studies; Center for International Cooperation
  5. Size of the university
    Number of students: 18,000, Number of faculty members: 2,700 (Professors: 360, Associate professors: 1,200)
  6. International exchange
    The Warsaw University of Technology has signed exchange agreements with around 80 universities around the world. The university sponsors around 360 international joint research projects and 250 faculty members participate in international exchange programs with other universities, annually.

Wuppertal University, Germany

  1. Location
    Wuppertal, Germany
  2. History and objectives
    On August 1st, 1972, Wuppertal University was established to integrate special vocational schools and conventional colleges. The university embodies the spirit of university reform that began in 1968 and lasted through the 1970s through four objectives:
    1) Equal opportunity education, 2) Democratic management, 3) Cooperation between industry and academia, and 4) Community-based activities
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Organization
    Faculties: 7
    Humanities, Management and Economics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Safety Engineering, Electrical, Information and Media Engineering, Architecture, Design, Art, Education Science
    Institutes: 11
    Institute for Central Services, Academic Sport/Social Matters, Interdisciplinary Centers, University Institutes, Associated Institutes, University Administration, University Archive, Staff Delegates, Students Organisations, Student Groups, Advisory Board of Labour Exchange
  5. Size of the university
    Number of students: 19,500, Number of faculty members: 670 [320 professors, 350 researchers (including lecturers, tutors and professional engineers)], Number of administrative staffs: 600
  6. Semester schedule
    2 semesters (the first semester begins in September, the second semester begins in April)
  7. Collaborating universities
    Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium), the University of St. Etienne (France), Technical University of Kosice (Slovakia), University of Beer Sheva (Israel), the Radiotechnological Academy of Minsk (Belarus), the Lomonossow University in Moscow (Russia), Indian Institute of Technology (India), Brawijaya University (Indonesia), Chiang Mai University (Thailand), Bishop’s University (Canada), etc.

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania

  1. Location
    Iasi, Romania
  2. Type
    National university
  3. History
    Alexandru Ioan Cuza, the governor-general of the National State Romania, established the first university in Romania in 1860 as a symbol of unification. Initially, the university consisted of three academic fields: philosophy (Literature and Science), law and theology. In the 1890s, the university added natural sciences and medicine to its curriculum. In the early 1900s, the university expanded the fields of natural science that it included to fields such as physics, chemistry, agriculture and geology to become a comprehensive research and education center for all fields of natural science. The university experienced great challenges during the early twentieth century due to the First and Second World Wars. After the Second World War, especially under the Soviet regime of 1948, academic freedom was strictly limited. After the democratic revolution in 1991, with support from UNESCO and Europe, the university has continued to develop into a modern, world-class university.
  4. Faculties 13
    Biology (Biology, Ecology, Biochemistry); Chemistry (Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Technological Biochemistry); Law; Economics and Business Administration (Economics, Commercial Science); Philosophy (Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science); Physics (Physics, Physical Engineering, Medical Physics, Biophysics); Geography and Geology (Geology, Environmental Geology, Geological Engineering, Geological Chemistry); Computer Science; History; Letters; Mathematics (Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Information); Psychology and Educational Science (Psychology, Pedagogy); Orthodox Theology
  5. Size of the university
    Number of students: Undergraduate students: 13,000, Graduate students: 2,000, Number of faculty members: 900, Number of administrative staffs: 800
    Each faculty can confer masters and doctoral degrees.
    The university curriculum and faculty members are organized to conform to the European Community Course Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
  6. International Exchange Program Partners
    Canada (University of Alberta); France (Paris VII, XI University, Universite d’ Angers, Ecole Centrale de Lille and 5 other universities); Italy (University of Bari, University of Perugia); Hungary (University of Debrecen); Greece (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki); Germany (University of Freiburg, Friedrich Schiller-University Jena, University of Augsburg, University of Marburg, etc.); England (University of London, etc.); U.S.A. (University of Nebraska at Omaha, Salisbury University); Japan (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
  7. Other Information
    Iasi was the capital of the principality of Moldova, which was later integrated into the united principalities of Walachia in 1859. With Bucharest as the capital of the region, Iasi developed as an academic city. Iaci is located 500 km to the north of the capital, and is close to Republic of Moldova. Iaci is an industrial city with a population of 0.35 million. It takes 1 hour by air and 5 to 6 hours by express train from Bucharest.

Gomel State University, Belarus

  1. Location
    Gomel, Belarus
  2. History
    Gomel State University is one of the oldest university in Belarus, founded in 1930. Gomel State University emphasizes the program of Science Technology and Education. More than 35,000 alumni give an outstanding performance in the research institutes, companies and educational institutes.
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Organization
    Faculties: 11
    Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Geology and Geography, Philology, Foreign Language, History, Law, Economics, Physical Culture, Psychology and Pre-University Training
    Graduate Schools(Post-Graduate Courses 3years course): 9
    Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Sciences about Land and Soil, Economic Sciences, Philological Sciences, Law Sciences, Pedagogical Sciences, Psychological Science
    Doctorate: 2
    Mathematical Logic, Algebra and the theory of numbers
  5. Size of the university:
    Enrollment :11,000 , Number of faculty members: 620
  6. International Exchange:
    Gomel State University has signed exchange agreements with around 40 universities such as in Russia, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Canada, Finland, Switzerland, Poland and research institutions in CIS countries.
    1. China: Xuzhou Normal University
    2. France: Overn University
    3. Germany: JI plasma Consult
    4. Italy: Florence University
    5. Finland: Laboratory of Electromagnetism of Helsinki Technological University
    6. Russia: Joint Institution of Atom Researchers
  7. Others
    International academic Joint-Degree Program
    Gomel State University has set up “Joint French-Byelorussian of Management” with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in France and Department of Education in Belarus to educate the specialists in the management field. The student who meets all the degree requirements of this course will be given degrees from Belarus and France. Currently, 144 students are studying in this course.

Riga Technical University, Latvia

  1. Location
    Riga, Latvia
  2. History
    Riga Polytechnic 1862 – 1896
    Riga Polytechnical Institute 1896 – 1919
    Technical faculties within the Higher School of Latvia
    (later – the University of Latvia and the Latvian State University)  1919 – 1958
    Riga Polytechnical Institute 1958 – 1990
    Riga Technical University since 1990
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Faculties :
    Architecture and Urban Planning
    Building and Civil Engineering
    Computer Science and Information Technology
    Power and Electrical Engineering
    Electronics and Telecommunications
    Engineering Economics
    Material Sciences and Applied Chemistry
    Transport and Mechanical Engineering
  5. Number of students
    Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning 301
    Faculty of Civil Engineering 2804
    Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology 1782
    Faculty of Engineering Economics 6393
    Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunica 1004
    Faculty of Materials Science and Applied Chemistry 745
    Faculty of Power and Electrical Engineering 1475
    Faculty of Transport and Mechanical Engineering 2074
    Humanity programmes 403
    RTU Total (data at 20.12.2006) 16981

    Number of students by study levels

    Bachelor studies 5621
    Professional studies 7476
    Master studies 3513
    Doctoral studies 371
    Total 16981

    Academic staff

    Professors 106
    Associated professors 85
    Assistant professors 205
    Lecturers 167
    Assistants 50
    Leading researchers and scholars 73
    Incl. research assistants 30
    Total 716

Masaryk University, Czech Republic

  1. Location
    Brno, Czech Republic
  2. History
    Masaryk University, is the second-largest public university in the Czech Republic and the leading higher education institution in Moravia. At present it comprises nine faculties with over 200 departments, institutes and clinics. Recognized as one of the most important teaching and research institutions in the Czech Republic and a highly-regarded Central European university, it has been infused with a strong democratic spirit ever since its establishment in 1919. The university also plays a major role in the social and cultural life of the South Moravian Region.
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Organization
    Faculties: 9
    Law, Medicine, Science, Arts,Education, Economics and Administration, Informatics, Social Studies, Sports Studies
    Other departments: 6
    Language Centre, Centre for Education, Research and Innovation in Information and Communication Technologies, Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, Mendel Museum, Institute of Computer Science, Central-European Technology Institute
  5. Size of the university
    MU is the second largest employer in the South Moravian Region, providing work for a total of 4,849 employees including 2,107 academic employees (as of 31 December 2011). A total of 43,253 students are enrolled at MU (as of 31 October 2012).
  6. Others
    (Extract from their official website)One of Masaryk University’s top priorities is scientific research. In addition to attaining a leading position in research grant competitions, the university has made considerable financial investments – especially at its newly erected campus – in order to enhance research and teaching capacity, facilitate the development of tools for the transfer of knowledge and improve support for research and innovation

Sofia University, Bulgaria

  1. Location
    Sofia, Bulgaria
  2. History
    The Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, was founded at the end of 19th century, and it is the first higher educational institution in Bulgaria. Through the history, the Sofia University has developed into an important academic and scientific centre on the Balkans, a well-developed academic institution with European dimensions. Today Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is the largest and most prestigious educational and scientific centre in the country.
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Organization
    Faculties: 16
    History, Philosophy, Classical And Modern Philology, Slavic Studies, Law, Education, Preschool And Primary School education, Journalism And Mass Communication, Theology, Economics And Business Administration, Mathematics And Informatics, Physics, Chemistry And Pharmacy, Biology, Geology And Geography, Medicine
  5. Others
    (Retrieved from the official website) International relations have a special place in the Sofia University’s global strategy as they considerably stimulate research, and support and improve the quality of teaching. Sofia University has contracts with more than 80 universities of different countries, thus facilitating a wide variety of joint international projects and multilateral professional contacts with colleagues from all over the world. The University has since held a leading position among universities in the country, with the highest rate of student and staff mobilities and the most significant contribution to the maintenance of European standards in higher education.

Óbuda University, Hungary

  1. Location
    Budapest, Hungary
  2. History
    Óbuda University was established as of 1 January 2010, as a legal successor of Budapest Tech – and its legal predecessors, namely Donát Bánki Technical College, Kálmán Kandó Technical College, and the Technical College of Light Industry. FThe history of the institution is spanning over three centuries. The fundamental mission of the University is to serve science and the future by transferring and developing knowledge at high standards and by research and innovation.
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Organization
    Faculties: 5
    Mechanical and Safety Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Economics, Informatics, Light Industry and Environmental Protection Engineering
    Doctoral Schools & Centre: 2
    Doctoral School on Materials Sciences and Technologies, Doctoral School on Safety and Security Sciences, Doctoral School of Applied Informatics, Alba Regia University Centre, Centre for Engineering Education
  5. Size of the university
    Students:About 12,000, University staff:About 1,300 (Teaching: 400、Administration: 900)
  6. Others
    (Retrieved from their official website) Óbuda University has an excellent conditions for world-class research and education, a multi-cultural flair in labs and lecture halls and active promotion of international partnerships. The university is a leading institution and an attractive, international place for study and research for many people. Óbuda University maintains wide international relations in 34 countries. They keep contacts with 219 foreign higher education institutions and research institutes. We coordinate several student and academic exchange programs.
  7. Topics!
    September, 2012 Dr. Michiharu Tabe of Research institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University, was awarded Honorary Professorship from Óbuda University for his outstanding and long-term contribution to the scientific activities of the university.

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine

  1. Location
    Kyiv, Ukraine
  2. History
    University has a long history and many world famous expert and scientists were graduated and worked in the University. In 1934 the University celebrated its 100th anniversary. At that time its structure was renewed, and research and teaching activities recommenced. In 1935 the University began to publish a series of academic journals on the natural sciences and humanities. New Faculties were formed and by 1938 there were eight: physics and mathematics, history, linguistics, chemistry, geology and geography, biology, law and foreign languages. In March 1939, in honour of the 125th anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko, the University was named after Taras Shevchenko, who was a great Ukrainian artist and poet. On 21 April 1994, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv was granted the status of “National” by Leonid Kravchuk, the President of independent Ukraine. Next decrees further stipulated the conversion of the University to becoming the main principal educational and scientific centre of Ukraine for the education of academic and teaching staff with higher qualifications. In July 2009 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine w granted the University the status of being a self-governing and autonomous national research university, while providing increased funding for the future development of the university.
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Organization
    Faculties: 16
    Geography, Geology, Economics, History, Cybernetics, Mathematics and Mechanics, Preparatory, Sociology, Radiophysics, Psychology, Physics, Philosophy, Chemistry, Law, Military Training, and Faculty of Foreign Citizens
    Institutes: 7
    the Military Academy, the High Technology Centre, the School of Journalism, the Institute of International Relations, the Postgraduate Education Centre, the Institute of Linguistics, and the State Security Department) and 1 Training and Research Center (the Institute of Biology).
    12 specialties of Junior Specialist qualification,
    47 fields of Bachelor training programs,
    66 areas of Specialist training programs
    91 fields of Master training programs.
  5. Size of the university
    More than 26 thousand students, Approximately 1,600 postgraduate students, Over 120 PhD students, Courses are provided by 192 Departments, who have more than 75% of their teaching staff with academic degrees of Doctor or at a Higher Postgraduate level, and over 52% of the teaching staff has attained the academic rank of professor or associate professor.
  6. Others
    (Retrieved from their official website) This year, the University of Kyiv time applied for the first, passed the audit and immediately joined the band 501-550 best universities in the QS World University Rankings (UK), i.e. the leading position among the universities of Ukraine. The University of Kyiv is ranked the 56th best university in the world with the “Faculty / Student” indicator. The university maintains an extensive international network with universities from all around the world. At present, the University has partnership agreements with 175 universities from 55 countries. Nearly 100 foreign academics and lecturers from 20 countries visit the University annually to collaborate in research, attending conferences, and giving lectures. Until now, 22 lecturers from 14 countries have been employed at the University permanently. Each year more than 1000 lecturers, researchers and students travel abroad to some 52-58 countries.

St. Petersburg State Technological Institute, Russia

  1. Location
    St. Petersburg, Russia
  2. History
    (Retrieved from the official website of the University) The Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Technology was founded on November 28, 1828 during the first years of the reign of Emperor Nicholas I, and later in 1896, the Institute was named after him. Today, the Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Technology (Technical University) presents new cutting-edge materials for modern branches of science and technologies in the following fields: Rocket-and-Space Technology, Information Technology, Materials Science, Functional Materials, Medicine, Healthcare, Life Sustenance of Human Beings and Environment; composite, pyrotechnical, high-temperature,SAA Surface Active Agents, reparative, paints and lacquers, adhesive, carbon, biological, medicinal, superconducting, optoelectronic and nanomaterials;Software Products, Command Facilities, machines and devices of complex chemical-engineering systems.
  3. Type
    National university
  4. Organization
    Faculties: 8
    ・Chemistry of Substances and Materials・Chemical and Biochemical Technology・Mechanical Engineering・IT and Control・Engineering・Economics and Management
    Research Areas:
    ・New materials for modern branches of science and technology in the fields of rocket and space techniques・Information science・Study of materials and functional materials・Medicine and public health・Maintenance of the vital activity of human and ecology・Reconstructive materials・Varnishes and paints・Adhesives・Biological materials・Medicinal materials・Superconductive materials・Optoelectronics and nanomaterials・Software engineering・Devices for control of chemical processes・Machines and apparatuses for chemical-technological system
  5. Size of the university
    (Retrieved from the official website of the University)
    ・28 academicians and corresponding members of Russian and International Academies of Sciences
    ・10 winners of State awards and awards of the Council of Ministers
    ・12 honoured workers of science and engineering
    ・125 professors and Dr. Sc.
    ・560 associate professors and Ph.Ds
    ・Over 5000 students
    ・8 faculties
    ・4 departments
    ・59 specialized departments (including 35 graduate departments)

Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

  1. Location
    Kaunas, Lithuania
  2. Brief Introduction
    KTU is one the largest technological universities in the Baltics. Known for its linkages with business, leadership in scientific research, flexible interdisciplinary study programmes and unforgettable study experience, KTU is fast forwarding to becoming an internationally acknowledged institution of higher education.
    (From KTU Official Website:
  3. Type
  4. Organization
    Faculties: 9
    Faculty of Chemical Technology
    Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture
    Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    Faculty of Informatics
    The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science
    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
    Faculty of technologies and business
    School of Economics and Business
  5. Institute:10
    Biomedical Engineering Institute
    Food Institute
    Health Telematics Science Institute
    Institute of Architecture and Construction
    Institute of Defence Technologies
    Institute of Environmental Engineering
    Institute of Materials Science
    Institute of Mechatronics
    Institute of Metrology
    Prof. Kazimieras Baršauskas Ultrasound Research Institute
  6. Moldova State University, Moldova


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