Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM)

Prolongación Canal de Miramontes 3855, 4º piso
Col. ExHacienda de San Juan de Dios
México D.F. 14387
T: +52 55 54834000 ext. 1905
E: vinculación@correo.uam.mx

City University of New York (CUNY)

205 East 42 Street
New York,
NY 10017
United States
T: +1 646 312-3870
E: Katheryn.Lypides@baruch.cuny.edu

City University London

Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kindgom
T: +44 (0)20 7040 0113
E: internationalpartnerships@city.ac.uk

Politecnico di Milano

Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32
20133 Milano
Italy
T: 031 332 7424
E: webinternational@polimi.it

Technische Universitat Berlin (TUB)

Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin
T: +49 30 314 22036
E: p1@tu-berlin.de

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

International Relations Office
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
29, Polytekhnicheskaya Str.
195251, St. Petersburg, Russia
T: +7 (812) 534-10-02
R: intadm@imop.spbstu.ru

Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

International Affairs Office
Room M1601, Li Ka Shing Tower
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong
E: polyu.international@polyu.edu.hk

Ryerson University

350 Victoria Street
Toronto
ON M5B 2K3, Canada
T: +1 416-979-5000

University of Sao Paulo (USP)

International Office
R. Praça do Relógio, 109
Cidade Universitária
São Paulo, SP - Brazil
CEP - 05508 050
Brazil
T: +55 11 3091 2249
E: vreri@usp.br

Meiji University

Kanda-Surudagai 1-1
Chiyoda
Tokyo
101-8301
Japan
T: +81 3 3296 4191
E: ico@mics.meiji.ac.jp

University of the Witwatersrand

1 Jan Smuts Avenue
Braamfontein 2000
Johannesburg
South Africa
E: Reshma.Lakha-Singh@wits.ac.za

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Second WC2 Symposium

Building on last year’s inaugural Symposium in London, the second WC2 Symposium took place in Berlin, Germany from Monday 8th to Friday 12th of August. Hosted by the Technische Universität Berlin, the Symposium brought together 140 participants (70 students and 70 staff) from 10 member universities and 2 additional non-member universities for a week long symposium designed to address cultural, environmental and political issues pertaining to world cities.

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City University of New York (CUNY)

The City University of New York (CUNY) is the largest urban public university in the United States, with 24 campuses spread across the city’s five boroughs, 6,700 full-time faculty, 269,000 degree students, and 270,000 adult, continuing, and professional education students.  

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Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has a proud and illustrious history dating back to 1937. Formerly known as the Hong Kong Polytechnic, it assumed full university status in 1994.  Today, PolyU is internationally known for excellence in career-orientated teaching, innovative research and unique programmes. 

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Politecnico di Milano

Politecnico di Milano is a scientific-technological university which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. The University has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological cooperation.

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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University was founded in 1899. Recently SPSPU became a National Research University, known worldwide as Polytechnical Institute recognised in Russia and world-wide as a top engineering and economic educational institution.

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Technische Universitat Berlin (TUB)

The internationally renowned Technische Universität Berlin is located in Germany’s capital city at the heart of Europe. Our activities focus on achieving 4 sharply-defined core goals: building a distinctive profile for our university, ensuring exceptional performance in research and teaching, providing our graduates with excellent qualifications, in addition to a forward-looking approach to efficient university governance.

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Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM)

The Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) is a leading Public Institution with 39 years of experience, set up as an innovative, flexible university and is strongly linked to society. 

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University of Sao Paulo (USP)

Universidade de São Paulo (USP) is one of the largest and most important research, technological and higher education institutions of Brazil and Latin America. Founded in 1934, USP is a public state institution and has several campuses located in 8 different cities in the state of São Paulo. With 5860 faculty members responsible for teaching and research activities in all fields, USP offers nearly 249 undergraduate programs, 239 graduate programmes (Master and PhD degrees) and 993 extra-curricular programmes.

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City University London (CUL)

City University London was established in 1894 as the Northampton Institute with Electrical Engineering and Horology as its main academic disciplines. It received its Royal Charter in 1966.

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Meiji University

Meiji University was founded in January 1881 as the Meiji Law School by a group of three young lawyers barely in their 30's. It was an era characterized by Japan's urgent need to develop as a modern independent nation. The three founded the Meiji Law School in their fervent hope to "foster bright capable youths who would lead a modern civil society in Japan".

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University of the Witwatersrand

The University of the Witwatersrand (commonly known as Wits University) is an urban, comprehensive university which has a distinctive capacity to contribute to the reconstruction and development of South Africa through research and the production of skilled, critical and adaptable graduates. With more than 100,000 graduates in its noteworthy 92-year history, Wits has made and will continue to make its mark nationally and internationally.

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Ryerson University

Ryerson University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. It is a distinctly urban university, located in the heart of Toronto, with a focus on academic excellence, innovation and entrepreneurship. Ryerson has a mission to serve societal needs and a long-standing commitment to engage its diverse community.

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