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.
American University of Beirut, Lebanon
The Global Health Institute at AUB addresses global health challenges with a focus on context and sustainable impact by employing an interdisciplinary approach. The primary focus are challenges that are affecting the MENA region, but have relevance to and impact on other regions in the Global South.
Association of Academic Health Centers International (AAHCI)
The AAHCI is a global non-profit organization that aligns efforts among health professionals in education, research, and patient care.
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.
Coimbra Health, Portugal
Over 700 years old, the University of Coimbra is a keystone of European and global scientific 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 of all public hospitals in Geneva.
Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland
A semi-private postgraduate institution, the Graduate Institute Geneva was the first university in the world to be dedicated solely to the study of international affairs.
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
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 first public health facility in the world, and it remains the largest school in the field.
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Karolinska Institutet 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 University 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 prestigious 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
Monash University, Australia
As Australia’s largest university – with approximately 60,000 students from over 170 countries – Monash has seven campuses: five in Victoria, one in Malaysia and another in South Africa.
Montreal Clinical Research Institute, Canada
The IRCM was the first independent academic research center in Quebec to bring basic and clinical researchers together under a single roof.
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.
National University of Singapore
Founded in 1905, the National University of Singapore today consists of 16 different faculties and schools. Around 37,000 students can be found on its three campuses in Singapore and seven overseas locations.
Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russian Federation
Set up in 1944, the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences was considered the most prestigious scientific 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.
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
The university is the oldest, largest, and most highly ranked comprehensive higher education institute in the field of medicine and public health in Iran, offering a wide range of courses and receiving applications from students from around the globe.
United Nations University International Institute for Global Health
UNU International Institute for Global Health is the designated UN think tank on global health and serves as a policy translation hub for UN member states, agencies and programmes. The Institute generates policy-relevant analysis by applying a gender lens to inform the development, implementation and evaluation of health programmes.
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 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.
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 educational institution.
University of Paris, France
The University of Paris (UP) is one of the leading French research-intensive universities with over 60,000 students and covers a wide range of disciplines, with one of the most comprehensive and ambitious training offers. UP is a world-leading university in the fields of health sciences, physics, biology, earth and planetary sciences. UP is the result of the merger between Université Paris-Descartes, Université Paris-Diderot and the integration of the Institut de physique du globe de Paris, effective since January 2020.
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 inform policies on global health issues.