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Harokopio University of Athens


Established in 1991, the Harokopio University of Athens is a highly prestigious institution in the area of Information and Communication Technologies. The Department of Informatics and Telematics (DIT-HUA) team that will participate in the project is the main driver and contributor to making HUA one of the 4 Greek Universities that have been continuously publishing work that is highly acknowledged and dispose impact levels that lie beyond or at the world average. The main objective of the HUA group is to educate students and engage them in research and development activities in all areas related to ICT services and applications.

The HUA team consists of over fifteen (15) researchers and is very active in all areas related to ICT including high-speed telecommunication infrastructures and services, healthcare and transportation, business process management, e-government applications etc. In doing so, they publish extensively in the top journals and magazines worldwide, e.g., IEEE, ACM and contribute to the main conferences in the field.

DIT-HUA has a very strong profile in Higher-Level Education and Training as it is one of the 8 Greek Units of Excellence ( in teaching and spreading the use of Open Source Software and Open Technologies since 2015.The department has also hosted the last International Conference on Open Source Systems in 2018 ( DIT-HUA has also participated in 2016, the development of Open Courses for the Greek Academic portal for Higher Education ( and has the necessary infrastructure for capturing courses, developing teaching material and delivering online open courses to Greek students.

Last but most important, the DIT-HUA team members in the INTEGRA proposal are behind the Study In Greece platform (  Study in Greece is the official organization of Greece and its core mission is to provide information on studying and living in Greece, to promote and support Greece-based educational activities and opportunities addressed to students from abroad, promote and organize educational programs and activities, in cooperation with Greek Universities.

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Symplexis is a Greek non-for-profit organization that strives to ensure equal opportunities for all through actions and measures that build skills, empower and promote active engagement and participation focusing on the most vulnerable categories of the population and particularly those with fewer opportunities.

Symplexis’ mission is to elevate social cohesion through integrated actions and project-based activities that aim at promoting the inclusion of disadvantaged groups at risk of marginalization and exclusion, while promoting and protecting the rights of various types of population groups that face discrimination focusing on the empowerment and support of victims, awareness raising and information sharing at all level.

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RK University


RK University ( is the first state private university in Saurashtra region of the state of Gujarat, India, established by a non-profit Shamjibhai Harjibhai Talavia Charitable trust. Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), the highest accreditation body of India, RK University (RKU) is established under the Gujarat State Private Universities Act and, is authorized to award degrees by UGC, Government of India, under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956. RKU is ranked 4th in the nation in Swachh Campus (Clean Campus) Ranking 2018 by MHRD, Government of India. RKU received many awards for various achievements from the Government of Gujarat, Government of India, AICTE, CII, ISTE, CISCO, CMA and TIME Research and many reputed organizations.

RKU offers a range of educational programmes for Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral level in the field of Medical, Health Sciences, Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Computer Application, Sciences and Agriculture. We are fast evolving as a university where faculty members are engaged in pedagogical innovations and improving the learning experience of students through our initiatives such as Learning Systems Lab and Capacity Building Centre. Apart from this, RKU also provides services to students and community through various centers like Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Research Centre, Dental Care Centre, Ayurvedic Hospital, KS Patel Centre for Entrepreneurship (CFE), Centre for English as a Second Language (CESL), Industry Institute Interaction Cell (IIIC) and Office of International Affairs. By acknowledging the fundamental problems with Indian higher education, related to employability and quality of education, RK University has geared up to address them by redesigning various academic programs.  RKU heavily focuses on developing some of the key skills required in the 21st century like communication skills (English increasingly being the global language), critical thinking, creativity, teamwork and collaboration through actively engaging students in the classroom as well as by adopting various innovative teaching & learning methodologies.

RKU has many global collaborations for research and exchange programs, more than 1100 linkages with industries for student internships and projects, and 32 collaborations for curriculum enhancement. RK University is having Erasmus Plus programs under European Union viz. CABCIN, INNOTAL, ENGINNES, INTEGRA and TEAL2.0. RKU is leading and coordinating ENGINNES Project. Along with 5 European Union projects, the university operates two centers called “Capacity Building Centre” and “Talent Co-creation Lab – Student Community Service & Volunteering Centre” which are developed under the Erasmus+ program. Furthermore, CABCIN is successfully completed and now it is in sustainability mode. All activities performed under CANCIN project are mentioned in the web link:

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SAL Institute of Technology and Engineering Research


SAL Group of Institutions was incepted as a major organ of Adarsh Foundation in 2009, under the Bombay Public Trust Act 1950. Adarsh Foundation is promoted by Shah Alloys Limited a major steel manufacturing company company in India , a leading firm in India.

SAL Institute of Technology & Engineering Research(SALITER), a Constituent of SAL is a Self-Financed Institute of Engineering, approved by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and the Government of Gujarat. It was Set off from the academic year 2009-10. The Institute is affiliated to the Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad.

Seven  institutes are running under the Educational umbrella of SAL Education Campus, i.e. SALITER, SAL college of engineering, SAL Engineering and Technical Institute, SAL institute of Pharmacy, SAL Institute of Management , SAL School of Architecture & SAL Institute of Diploma Studies.

SALITER is offering Bachelor of engineering(B.E)  in eight specializing field :  Mechanical engineering, Civil engineering, computer engineering, Electronics & Communication, Instrumentation & Control, Automobile, Electrical engineering and Applied Science & Humanities.

SALITER is also offering Master of Engineering (M.E.) in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering & Electronics & Communication, Automobile, Instrumentation & Control. Student intake of SALITER is 960 per year and at present more than 4000 pursuing BE & ME courses at SALITER. At present around 10,000 students are pursuing various degrees under the SAL Education Campus.

Innovation is an essential need of the modern age technology. The institute has started the innovation council to promote the innovations, research and entrepreneurship awareness among the students. The innovation council at the institute level provides an opportunity to choose their user defined projects after which the college guides them to prepare the required model or prototype. These projects are then sent to various industries. The institute also assists selected projects and helps the prototypes to take them to the market. The institute also helps students in production in case students get a positive response. The institute provides students with land and machinery in their own industry of Shah Alloys. An example of one such project is the eco-friendly car or solar car made by the students of Mechanical Engineering that was marketed by a well-established manufacturing company which had placed an order to produce four such cars.

With globalization and increasing need for international exposure to academia, SAL has forged ties with various universities such as Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland, Hochschule Wismer – University of Applied Science Technology & Business Design, Germany and many more for students exchange programs at universities in North Korea and Poland. Apart from these, there are collaborations with International University of Logistics & Shipping for Student exchange of Civil Engineering branch. It also has signed an MOU with Arkansas State University, USA for the Students Exchange Program & Internship of the students.Collaboration with Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland for higher studies of Engineering students and internship of final year students.

By emphasizing on technological innovation, the institute has become created three world records in the Limca Books of Records & World Amazing Records.  The institute has filed 110 patents with 303 claims in a single day was the first entry to the world record books & Limca Books.  Then they challenged the world records again by conducting a marathon paper presentation with more than 700 entries in a single day and registered their second record. The college came to lime light by securing more than 75 awards in ‘Innovation, Infrastructure, Placements’ for 6 years from various well-known organization like World Education Summit, Gujarat Technological University, AICTE, CII, Prime time etc.

The institute’s campus has emphasized importance of excelling in all the year projects where students apply the knowledge gained over the under graduate program and develop and complete an engineering project as a team. This prepares them well for job in the industry or higher studies.  

For technically sound engineers with an innovative streak, SAL is the best place to be.

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International Islamic University, Islamabad


The foundation of the University was laid on November 11, 1980 with the aspirations and hopes of the Muslim Ummah for an Islamic renaissance. The desire to produce scholars and practitioners, imbued with Islamic learning, character and personality, and capable to meet the economic, social, political, and intellectual needs of modern times is the aim of this University.

The University started with only 9 students in its LL.M degree Program and classes being held at the Campus of Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. The University was upgraded, restructured and reconstituted as “International Islamic University” with the promulgation of the International Islamic University Ordinance by the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in March, 1985.

Presently, the University has nine (9) faculties and six (6) autonomous academies, institutes and centers. The University is conducting around One Hundred Twenty (120) academic programmes with enrollment of over 17,000 students that include around 7,000 female students.

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Lahore University of Management Sciences


Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is a premier not-for-profit higher education institution of Pakistan providing rigorous academic and intellectual training comparable to the leading universities of the world. Founded in 1985 as a business school, LUMS now offers a full range of programs in humanities and social sciences, science and engineering, management, law and policy, and education. Students and faculty benefit from quality facilities and services in a modern purpose-built campus.

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University of Porto


Founded in 1911, U.PORTO is today one of the largest higher education and research institutions in Portugal with 30k students, 2.5k academics & researchers and 1.5k administrative staff. It has 14 Faculties, 1 Business School and 60 Research Units located in 3 campuses within Porto. U.PORTO is the leading producer of science in Portugal, responsible for 24,8% of the scientific production in PT. It has been consolidating its social responsibility through the promotion of volunteering projects, the intensification of the interaction with several local and regional associations in the organisation of cultural, social and artistic activities. Being a truly international University, with 6k international students from around 100 nationalities, internationalisation is one of U.PORTO’s strategic pillars and objectives, allowing the establishment of innovative cooperation actions with institutions from all over the world (more than 2200 active agreements). U.PORTO has definitely opened its doors to the world, in recent years, having coordinated and being involved in several projects, namely Erasmus+ (particularly International Credit Mobility, Joint Master Degrees, Capacity Building and Strategic Partnerships) and Erasmus Mundus projects, which together represented a direct management by U.Porto of roughly €58 M and have greatly contributed to reinforce its internationalisation process and generated new cooperation opportunities through the development of actions with HEIs from more than 100 Countries. FEUP – Faculty of Engineering – was founded in 1926 and offers 3 Bachelors, 10 Integrated MSc (5 years), 13 MSc (2 years) and 25 Ph.D Programs. It has more than 8,000 students and 500 professors across 10 departments.