2017 Conference Partner
Global Studies Programme
Department of Political Science
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
NUS is Singapore’s flagship university and is consistently ranked first in Asia and among the leading universities in the world. From modest beginnings as a small medical school in 1905, NUS has grown and transformed over the course of a century. The institution celebrated its 110th anniversary in 2015 and is now a highly ranked global university widely recognized for its excellence in education, research and enterprise. The Department of Political Science was established in 1961 and is now the leading department of its kind in Asia. The Global Studies program, created in 2012, is an international center for teaching and research in this rapidly growing field.
2018 Conference Partner
The University of Granada, founded in 1531, continues a long teaching tradition, the roots of which can be traced back to the madrasahs of the last Nasrid Kingdom. The university is a vibrant presence in the city of Granada, benefiting from the distinctive beauty of its environment and a privileged geographical location due to its proximity to the Sierra Nevada, and the Mediterranean coast, with several major tourist sites, including Motril,
Over 60,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students study at the university, with another 20,000 students taking additional courses, language courses, summer courses, etc. The university employs 3,650 lecturers and over 2,000 administration, technical and maintenance staff. At present, courses for 75 different qualifications are taught in 28 teaching centers. The courses are taught across 116 departments, and the Postgraduate School offers 68 master's courses, 116 doctorate programs, and 113 additional courses.
The commitment to high-quality research has placed the University of Granada in a prominent position in terms of national rankings. The financing of 346 research groups illustrates this commitment. Through the Spanish Research Program, as well as other national programs and organizations, the university supports 165 research projects, and the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Business has provided financial support to 78 Projects of Excellence.
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