American University of Beirut (AUB):
The American University of Beirut is a research University that was founded in 1866. Today is has 8,000 students. The Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture and the Faculty of Health Sciences collaborated with BU in the development of AUB’s Humanitarian Engineering Initiative. The Initiative aims to build the capacity of students “in designing solutions for social well-being and to initiate collaborative research” at AUB and internationally.
Boston University (BU):
With over 1600 undergraduates, Boston University College of Engineering is home to the University’s four engineering programs (Biomedical, Mechanical, Electrical, and Computer Engineering). The college aims to develop Societal Engineers who recognize and appreciate how an engineering education is a foundation for improving society.
Kilachand Honors College is a living-learning community, offering an integrated four-year curriculum completed alongside required major courses. The curriculum challenges students “to use the tools and methods of every academic discipline to understand global challenges and develop practical solutions.” Kilachand offers students the opportunity for students to participate in the pHERS program as part of their enrichment activities.
Established in 1922, Makerere is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Africa. The University has 10 colleges and student body of over 30,000. Makerere’s vision is to be a leading institution for innovation in Africa and it aims to provide “teaching, learning, research and services responsive to National and Global needs.”