Partner institutions


European Union


European Union

The EU is a political and economic union of 28 European member states, which is aimed at regional integration. The common market that ensures a relatively free movement of people, goods, capital and services, including the abolition of passport control within the Schengen Area embracing both EU member states and other European countries, has been established by means of the standardized system of laws effective throughout the EU.


United Nations Development Programme

undp United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

UNDP is the United Nations’ global network granting support to participating countries in terms of development. UNDP gives governments assistance in exploring and surveying natural resources, establishing educational institutions, developing energy resources, provides advice and expert services, trains specialists, supplies equipment, etc. UNDP gives gratuitous assistance.


United Nations Educational, Scientific
and Cultural Organization

unesco UNESСO – is the specialized agency of the United Nations, which is responsible for education, science and culture.


United Nations Industrial Development Organization

unido UNIDO is the specialized industrial development agency of the United Nations, whose efforts are aimed at poverty reduction. UNIDO renders assistance to developing countries and countries with economies in transition in their fight against marginalization under contemporary globalization, promotes productive employment, development of a competitive economy, and environmental sustainability.


World Intellectual Property Organization

2010_02_art3_logo The World Intellectual Property Organization is the international agency that administers a number of key international conventions in the realm of intellectual property, above all the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property. WIPO has been operating as a specialized creativity and intellectual property agency of the UN since 1974.


North Atlantic Treaty Organization

nato NATO,

North Atlantic Treaty Organization, North Atlantic Alliance

NATO is a military and political alliance comprising most European countries, the United States and Canada. This is the “transatlantic forum” to hold consultations among allies on any questions concerning vital interests of its members. One of the NATO’s purposes is to guarantee the deterrence of any form of aggression upon the territory of any NATO member state or defense against it.

There are currently 29 members of NATO. The aggregate military spending of all NATO members accounts for more than 70% of the global total.


Earth Data Network for Education and Scientific Exchange

edneslogosmall Earth Data Network for Education and Scientific Exchange

EDNES is a non-governmental, non-profit international association registered under the French law in Strasbourg, France.


International Council for Science

iscu International Council for Science – ICSU is a non-governmental organization with a global membership of national scientific bodies (122 members representing 142 countries) and international scientific unions (31 members).

ICSU’s mission is to strengthen international science for the benefit of society.


International Council for Science: Committee on Data for Science and Technology

codata CODATA is an interdisciplinary Scientific Committee of the International Council for Science (ICSU), which works to improve the quality, reliability, management and accessibility of data of importance to all fields of science and technology.


Korea International Cooperation Agency

koica KOICA was established in 1991 for the purpose of implementing grant aid programs of the Korean government and promoting international cooperation, inviting interns, dispatching experts and volunteers abroad, conducting research on development, providing assistance in emergencies, cooperating with multilateral institutions, implementing programs in support of civil society organizations, as well as projects entrusted by the Korean government.


Japan International Cooperation Agency

jica JICA provides bilateral international assistance in the form of technical cooperation, extending loans and grant aid of the Japanese government with a view to supporting the socioeconomic development.


International Association of Universities

iau-en-e-small International Association of Universities was founded under the auspices of UNESCO in 1950. IAU brings together its members from more than 130 countries in an effort to address common challenges, cooperating with various international, regional and national organizations that operate in the realm of higher education.


European Association of Universities

eua_logo European Association of Universities represents members from 47 European countries. EUA plays a crucial role in the Bologna Process and in influencing EU policies on higher education, research and innovation.


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

ieee_logo_mb_tagline Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is the international not-for-profit association of technical professionals, and world leading organization for the development of industrial standards in electronics, electrical engineering, as well as hardware designed for computer systems and networks.

Guandong-CIS International Technological Cooperation Union




Guandong-CIS International Technological Cooperation Union is situated in the city of Guangzhou of Guandong Province, PRC.

Main tasks:
earch for and promotion of innovative technologies;
international cooperation in the field of science and technology: measures aimed at aiding and abetting province, municipal and district governments, as well as interested enterprises and business unions, to establish cooperation;
conduct of major international events on science and technology.


Euroasian University Association

eua Euroasian Universities Association (EUA)

resolves problems of development of national education, tackles tasks of preserving the single education area and ensuring the equivalence of university degrees, developing cooperation of EUA member universities in the realm of education and academic science, settles fundamental questions concerning educational methods for improving university education.


Black Sea Universities Network

bsun Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN) was founded in Constanta in 1998 in the course of the II Conference of Rectors of the Black Sea Region.

At present, BSUN includes more than 100 universities from 12 member countries of the Economic Cooperation from the Black Sea Region (BSEC): Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, the Republic of Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, the Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine.


European Student Union

esu European Student Union

The European Students’ Union (ESU) is the umbrella organisation of 45 National Unions of Students (NUS) from 38 countries.

The aim of ESU is to represent and promote the educational, social, economic and cultural interests of students at the European level with respect to all relevant bodies, particularly the European Union, Bologna Follow Up Group, Council of Europe and UNESCO.

ESU represents around 15 million students in Europe.