M8 Alliance Members


  • Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

    Europe’s largest university clinic – and its oldest and most prominent hospital – is located in the German capital. Eleven Nobel Laureates have worked at Charité.

  • Association of Academic Health Centers Intenational (AAHCI)

    The AAHCI is a global non-profi t organ ization that aligns eff orts among health professionals in edu cation, research, and patient care.

  • Coimbra Health, Portugal

    Over 700 years old, the University of Coimbra is a keystone of European and global scientifi c culture, as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Together with the Coimbra Hospital and University Center, it forms Coimbra Health.

  • Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

    CUGH is a network of over 170 academic institutions and organizations around the world addressing global health challenges.

  • Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland

    The Geneva University Hospitals are heirs to a centuries-long tradition of excellence in medicine and science. The HUG represents a merger all public hospitals in Geneva.

  • University of Geneva, Switzerland

    Founded in 1559 as a theological and humanist seminary, the University of Geneva is renowned for emphasizing the unity of teaching and research. It’s the only tertiary-level educational institution of its kind in the region.

  • Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland

    A semi-private postgraduate institution, the Graduate Institute Geneva was the fi rst university in the world to be dedicated solely to the study of international aff airs.

  • Imperial College London, UK

    The Imperial College of Science and Technology was created as a constituent college of the University of London. Fully independent since 2007, the Imperial College London attracts students from more than 100 countries.

  • InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) for Health

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    The IAP for Health combines the expertise and impact of all National Academies of Medicine and Science worldwide to advance sound policies, promote excellence in science education and improve public and global health.

  • Istanbul University, Turkey

    With origins dating back to 1453, Istanbul University is an internationally recognized institute of higher learning with over 170,000 students and 22 faculties dedicated to research and education.

  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

    A fully accredited private institution, the JHSPH was the fi rst public health facility in the world, and it remains the largest school in the fi eld.

  • Karolinska Institute, Sweden

    Karolinska Institute is Sweden’s largest medical academic research center and one of the world’s foremost medical universities. It is home to the assembly that selects Nobel laureates in physiology or medicine.

  • Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

    The first institution of its kind in Japan, the Kyoto Imperial Uni versity College of Medicine was founded in 1899. Its successor, the Kyoto University School of Public Health, was established in 2000.

  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

    Founded in 1899, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is one of the leading research-focused graduate schools in the world.

  • Makerere University, Uganda

    One of the oldest and most pres tigious centers of learning in Africa, Makerere University is home to a staff of over 4,000 and more than 40,000 students.

  • Milken Institute School of Public Health, USA

    The Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University was established in 1997 and is the only school of public health in Washington, DC

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    Monash University, Australia

    As Australia’s largest university – with approximately 60,000 students from over 170 countries – Monash has seven campuses: fi ve in Victoria, one in Malaysia and another in South Africa.

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    Montreal Clinical Research Institute, Canada

    The IRCM was the fi rst independent academic research center in Quebec to bring basic and clinical researchers together under a single roof.

  • National University of Singapore

    Founded in 1905, the National Uni versity of Singapore today consists of 16 diff erent faculties and schools. Around 37,000 students can be found on its three campuses in Singapore and seven overseas locations.

  • Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, China

    The college is among the most selective medical institutions in the People’s Republic of China and one of its top two universities.

  • Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russian Federation

    Set up in 1944, the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences was considered the most prestigious scientifi c and medical organization in the Soviet Union. Its successor – the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences – was founded in 1992.

  • Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

    Established in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII, Sapienza is one of the oldest universities in the world. With about 115,000 students, it’s one of the largest in Europe as well.

  • University Sorbonne Paris Cité, France

    The University Sorbonne Paris Cité is a recently established consortium of prestigious institutions that brings together higher education and research institutions in the city of Paris.

  • National Taiwan University, Taiwan

    Known for its diverse and international curriculum, National Taiwan University is made up of 11 colleges, 54 departments and 105 graduate institutes. It has a student body of around 30,000.

  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

    The university is the oldest, largest, and most highly ranked comprehensive higher education institute in the fi eld of medicine and public health in Iran, off ering a wide range of courses and receiving applications from students from around the globe.

  • University of Montreal, Canada

    A public research university that started with less than 100 students in 1878, the University of Montreal has more than 60,000 today. Comprised of 13 faculties and more than 60 departments, it has the highest sponsored research income in Quebec.

  • University of São Paulo, Brazil

    Founded in 1934, the University of São Paulo arose from a combination of institutions, including a medical school. Today the largest university in Brazil is seen as the country’s most prestigious edu cational institution.

  • World Federation of Academic Institutions for Global Health (WFAIGH)

    A global network of academic health institutions, the WFAIGH was set up to help provide evidence to in