University partners

University partners

Our university partners play an important role in helping us connect students across different fields of studies, campuses and nationalities globally. These universities have agreed to nominate candidates for the Ignitor Fellowship and support the project financially.

The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities. We have been at the forefront of knowledge since our founding in 1583 and provide a stimulating working, learning and teaching environment in Scotland’s capital city. We attract the world’s best, from Nobel Prize-winning laureates to future explorers, pioneers and inventors. Nineteen Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with the University of Edinburgh as alumni, faculty members or researchers.

www.ed.ac.uk

Leiden University

Leiden University was founded in 1575 and is one of the leading international research universities in Europe. The University is the oldest and among the most prestigious institutions of higher education in the Netherlands. Leading international ranking tables consistently place Leiden University among the top 100 universities in the world. It has seven faculties and a campus in both Leiden and The Hague. Sixteen Nobel Laureates are associated with Leiden University.

www.leiden.edu

University of Oslo

The University of Oslo is the oldest university in Norway, founded in 1811. Through knowledge, responsibility and commitment the University aims to contribute to a sustainable future. We have shaped society for over 200 years and are a leading European university. The University promotes independent, pioneering and long-term research and offers outstanding education. We shall strengthen the dialogue with the outside world and contribute to the use of knowledge. The University of Oslo has five associated Nobel Laureates, and the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded in the Faculty of Law Atrium between 1947–1989.

www.uio.no

University of Cape Town

The University of Cape Town is an inclusive and engaged research-intensive African university that inspires creativity through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship; enhancing the lives of its students and staff, advancing a more equitable and sustainable social order and influencing the global higher education landscape. Founded in 1829, it is the oldest higher education institution in South Africa. Five alumni, staff members and researchers associated with the University of Cape Town are recipients of Nobel Prizes.

www.uct.ac.za

Rockford University

Rockford University in Illinois was founded in 1847 and is a top regional university in the American Midwest dedicated to providing world-class education. More than 80 majors, minors, and concentrations are offered at Rockford University. The student body is diverse, with a strong sense of community. Jane Addams, the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, attended Rockford University, which was known at the time as Rockford Female Seminary.

www.rockford.edu

  • Aarhus University
  • Aalborg University
  • Addis Ababa University
  • Air University
  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • Albukhary International University
  • Amity University
  • American University
  • American University of Afghanistan
  • Antioch College
  • Anadolu University
  • Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
  • Ashoka University
  • Aston University
  • Atlantic City Community College
  • Asian Institute of Technology
  • Australian Catholic University
  • Barkatullah University
  • Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Balk University
  • Balkh medical university
  • Bahauddin Zakariya University
  • Bilim Innovation Lyceum Kostanay
  • BI Norwegian Business School
  • Bishop’s University
  • Brandeis University
  • Brac University
  • Breda University of Applied Sciences
  • Broward College
  • Brown University
  • Brunel University London
  • Boston University
  • Bulacan State University
  • Carleton University
  • Cairo University
  • Cape Town University
  • Cavite State University
  • Chapman University
  • City College of New York
  • Costa Rica Institute of Technology
  • Colegio de San Juan de Letran
  • Columbia University
  • Delhi University
  • Delhi Technological University
  • Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University
  • Dr. Kurt Blindow School
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • ESCP Business School
  • Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa
  • Geneva Academy for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
  • Ghent University
  • Griffith University
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
  • Herat University
  • Hotelschool the Hague
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
  •  International University of Applied Sciences
  • Instituto Politécnico do Porto
  • Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
  • Indian Institute Of Technology Madras
  • Independent University
  • Independent University Bangladesh
  • Indus College
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University
  • Islamia University of Bahawalpur
  • Jawzjan Government University
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Kabul medical university
  • Kabul Polytechnic University
  • Kampala International University
  • Kardan University
  • Karakoram International University Gilgit
  • Karolinska Institutet
  • Khaja Abdullah Ansari University
  • Khuja Freed University of Engineering and Information Technology
  • King’s College London
  • La Trobe University
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences
  • Lebanese American University
  • Leiden University
  • Leiden University College
  • Lindenwood University
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • Lund University 
  • Mahidol University
  • Malviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
  • Middlesex University 
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Midlands State University
  • Minhaj University
  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
  • National Autonomus
  • National University Of Sciences and Technology
  • National University of Advanced Legal Studies
  • Nazarbayev University
  • Netherlands Defence Academy
  • Northwestern University
  • Oslo Metropolitan University
  • Ohio State University
  • Organization for Creativity, Innovation and Invention Promotion
  • Parsons school of design
  • Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
  • Peshgam Private University of Kabul
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines
  • Prince Sultan University
  • Pir Mehar Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
  • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
  • Rhodes University
  • Rockford University
  • Rokhan Institute of Higher Education
  • RWTH Aachen University
  • Saurashtra University
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University
  • Simon Fraser University
  • SRH University Heidelberg
  • Sri Aurobindo College
  • Shanghai university
  • Swedish Defence University
  • Taylor’s University
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey
  • Technological University of Tajikistan
  • Tomsk State Pedagogical University
  • The University of Zambia
  • The Hague University
  • The London School of Economics
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • TU Delft
  • University of Amsterdam
  • University of Auckland
  • University of Bergen
  • University of Buenos Aires
  • University of Calabar
  •  University of Calcutta
  • University of California Santa Barbara
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Chile
  • University of Costa Rica
  • University College London
  • Universidad de Álcala
  • Università Degli Studi Internazionali di Roma
  • University of Delhi 
  • University of the East
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Geneva
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Göttingen
  • University of Greenwich
  • University of Heidelberg
  • University of Kalyani
  • University of Kent
  • University of Liverpool
  • Université libre de bruxelles
  • University of Louvain-la-Neuve
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Mexico
  • University of Michigan
  • Universität Münster
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Oslo
  • University of Oulu
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Port Harcourt
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of Punjab
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Rome
  • University of Regina
  • University of Santo Tomas
  • University of Science and Technology Chittagong
  • University of Southern Denmark
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Strathclyde
  •  University of Sussex
  • University of St Gallen
  • University of Tehran
  • University of Uyo
  • University Ulm
  • University of Warsaw
  • University of Witwatersrand
  • Uppsala University
  • Utrecht University
  • Vellore Institute of Technology
  • Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • VII Academy
  • VU Amsterdam
  • Webster University
  • Western Oregon University
  • West Chester University
  • Windesheim University of Applied Sciences
  • Yale University
  • Yeshiva University
  • Zimbabwe School of Mines

You can read about our official university partners here.