mappemonde membershipIAU was pleased to welcome the following New Members and one Observer, in March 2013: University of Melbourne, Australia; Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University (XJTLU), China; Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education (NICE), India; S.D. Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, Kazakhstan; Greenwich University, Pakistan; University of West London, UK; Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Saoudi Arabia and the American University in the Emirates (AUE), Dubaï.
University of Melbourne, Australia
. Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement.
Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University (XJTLU)
is an international university jointly founded by Xi’an Jiaotong University China and the University of Liverpool UK. As an independent Sino-British venture, XJTLU is a pioneer in the field of higher education in mainland China. The campus is located in the city of Suzhou on China’s Eastern seaboard. In addition to our many local students and staff, XJTLU is rapidly developing its cosmopolitan image and global academic potential by welcoming students and professors from all over the world.
Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education (NICE)
- with University status, India. It aims at contributing to the engineering education systems of India, promotes research and innovation, focuses on building linkages with the industry and community. NICE provides instruction and training in Engineering and Technology, Management, Applied sciences, Medical Sciences, Dental Science and Para-Medical Sciences.
S.D. Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, Kazakhstan
, provides teaching and research in the fields of therapeutic treatments, pediatry, public health, management in public health and pharmacy, general medicine, professional training.
Greenwich University, Pakistan
. GU's Study programs ranges from Short Courses to Post-Doctoral Fellowships in disciplines fitting the needs of today while choosing the best possible technologies in order to deliver the knowledge required and educate interactively. All study programmes and fields of study are presented online.
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia
. The vision of the founders is to ensure that the University participates in: Preparing future leaders in various fields of human knowledge and its application; Enriching and developing intelligence; Exploring innovative methodologies and technologies to achieve its objectives; Breaking the barrier between the academic and business society. Academic disciplines taught are : Business, Engineering, Arts & Sciences, Computer Engineering & Sciences, Graduate Programs, Undergraduate Programs, IT.
The University of West London, United Kingdom
's mission is to raise aspiration through the pursuit of excellence. UWL’ vision is to be one of the leading employer engaged universities in the country, playing a major role in taking forward the world class skills agenda; be a business-facing University with a demand-led portfolio, delivered flexibly; continue to be a 'University of choice and opportunity' reaching out to students of all ages and backgrounds; be the leading modern University in London specialising in the generation, application, and transfer of knowledge. UWL’s values are: Creativity; Quality; Inclusiveness; Enabling and empowering all to access education that meets their needs; Diversity; Integrity.

American University in the Emirates (AUE)
, Dubai, UAE is one of the largest private not-for-profit liberal higher educational institution in the region with a wide portfolio of programs both Bachelors and Masters, in six colleges namely College of Business Administration, College of Computer Information Technology, College of Fashion Arts and Design, College of Education and College of Media and Mass Communication. AUE is committed to fostering a research-intensive culture and knowledge transfer through student-centered activities.
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