Universitas 21 (U21)

Universitas 21 (U21)

‌We are proud to be a founding member of Universitas 21 (U21), a global network of 25 leading research-led universities for the 21st century. This allows us to follow education projects larger than any one university could manage alone and offer a framework for international collaboration.

Established in 1997, Universitas 21 (U21) is the leading international network of 25 research intensive universities, based in 16 countries worldwide. 

Collectively, U21’s members enrol over 1.3 million students, employ over 220,000 staff and have approaching 2.5 million alumni. Their collective budgets amount to over US$1.3bn and they have an annual research grant income of over US$6.5bn.

U21 offers a range of opportunities for collaboration within the following three themes:

  • Offering the best student experience
  • Educational Innovation
  • Researcher Development.