The Technical University of Madrid (UPM) was founded in 1971 through the integration of the Higher Technical Schools until then made up the Higher Technical Institutes. However, the origin of the institution dates back much further. Teaching in the majority of the Centres was established during the reign of Carlos the Third in the eighteenth century. During these years the Schools were practically the only ones in our country linked to the teaching of Architecture and Engineering. As set out in its statures, the Technical University of Madrid has, among its objectives, the creation, development, transmission and criticism of science, technology, and culture. To this end it also works from its Institutes and Research Centers, assimilating the changes taking place in our society and maintaining its vocation for excellence, which is why it has both national and international recognition.
The Technical University of Madrid holds double recognition as a Campus of International Excellence, a distinction that refers to the quality of its research and teaching activity.
Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University (HWU)
Heriot-Watt University was founded in 1821 as the world first Mechanics Institute, as it has grown into its modern day format, a key aspect of the vision has been to be an International University with a Global outlook and this is not only evidenced through the campuses in Dubai and Malaysia but also with the University being recognised as the International University of the year in 2018 by the Times Good University Guide
Students in the IMIM programme will study
Students in the IMIM programme will study within the Edinburgh Business School. The Department of Business Management offers degree programmes which put cutting-edge business theory through a real-world filter. The aim is to ensure that all learning reflects the current thinking and practices of industry so that students gain the skills and expertise they need to thrive in the work place.
Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC)
Tecnológico de Monterrey was founded in 1943 thanks to the vision of Don Eugenio Garza Sada and a group of entrepreneurs who formed a non-profit association called Enseñanza e Investigación Superior, A. C.
Tecnológico de Monterrey is a private, non-profit, independent institution with no political and religious affiliations.
The work of Tecnológico de Monterrey and all its campuses is supported by civil associations made up of a numerous group of outstanding leaders from all over the country who are committed to quality in higher education.
Every year, the board members of these civil associations meet to define the goals that will guide the major decisions which will help Tecnológico de Monterrey to meet its objective of driving the development of communities and the nation.
Tecnológico de Monterrey enjoys the support of the national community, which participates in the raffles organized by the institution itself to expand its scholarship program and investment in infrastructure.
Tecnológico de Monterrey enjoys the status of Free University School, which enables it to function as an educational institution.
These are some of the main events that distinguish our Institution 70 years after the foundation of Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Politecnico di Torino (POLITO)
For more than 150 years, the Politecnico di Torino has been one of the most prestigious public institutions at both the International and the Italian levels concerning education, research, technological transfer and services in all sectors of architecture and engineering.
The Politecnico di Torino was founded in 1859 as Scuola di Applicazione per gli Ingegneri (Technical School for Engineers), and it became Regio Politecnico di Torino in 1906. A long history, which bore out the University as a reference point for education and research in Italy and in Europe, a Research University of international level which attracts students from more than 100 countries and which activates about 800 collaborations per year with industries, public institutions and local organizations.
The attention to theoretical and applied research, the knowledge and development of cutting edge technologies, the concreteness and realism concerning the management of a manufacturing process or the organization of a service, the care of functionality without ignoring design, the analysis and proposition of solutions to the challenges of the society of today in order to plan a sustainable future: graduates from the Politecnico di Torino receive an education that goes far beyond technical knowledge. They are able to manage the interdisciplinary nature of the scientific world of today without forgetting social, ethical, economic and environmental implications.
Northwestern Polytechnic University (NPU)
Located in the historic city of Xi’an, cradle of Chinese civilization and terminus of the ancient Silk Road, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) is the only multidisciplinary and research-oriented in China that is simultaneously developing education and research programs in the fields of aeronautics, astronautics, and marine technology engineering. It is now affiliated to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). Since the establishment of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), NPU has always been one of the nation’s key universities. In 1960 it was approved as a state key university by the State Council. It ranked among China’s top 15 universities in the state’s 7th and 8th Five-Year plans; and NPU is one of the first 22 universities to have established a graduate school. It was one of the first universities to enter into the 211 Project in 1995 and the 985 Project in 2001. NPU is a member of the “Outstanding University Alliance” program and is honored as a National Role Model Unit, a National Pioneer for Optimal Advanced Basic-level Party Organization and a Model University for Graduate Employment etc. NPU adheres to the motto ” Loyalty，Integrity，Courage and Perseverance” while carrying forward the spirit of ” Strong Preparation，Diligent Effort，Practical Attitude，and Creative Innovation”. NPU has put its roots down in the west; dedicated itself to national defense and written several “firsts” into the history of the PRC. Now NPU will continue to pioneer new pathways into the future in the process of building a world first-class university and world first-class disciplines.