The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is making concrete contributions to developing the capacities of tens of thousands of people around the world. UNITAR was established in 1965, an autonomous body within the UN system. In 1993, UNITAR’s headquarters were transferred to Geneva. UNITAR is concentrating on the means of delivering adult training and professional learning. The Institute is supported by voluntary contributions from governments, intergovernmental organizations, foundations, and other non-governmental sources. CIFAL Shanghai is approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs P. R. China and is set up jointly by United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) and The Regional Cooperation Office for City Informatization (RCOCI).CIFAL Shanghai is an Asia-pacific region-oriented international training institute and is also a member of CIFAL Network.
The University of Barcelona (Catalan: Universitat de Barcelona, UB; IPA: [uniβərsiˈtat də βərsəˈɫonə]; Spanish: Universidad de Barcelona) is a public university located in the city of Barcelona, Catalonia in Spain. With 75 undergraduate programs, 353 graduate programs and 96 doctorate programs to over 63,700 students, UB was considered to be the best University in Spain in the 2011 QS World University Rankings.
The Autonomous University of Barcelona also known as UAB (Catalan: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; IPA: [uniβərsiˈtat əwˈtɔnumə ðə βərsəˈɫonə], Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) is a public university mostly located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.
Founded in 1960, Shanghai Art & Design Academy is one of the most influential, oldest and best-known colleges of art and design in China. The Academy has been dedicated to the education of professional artists and designers, is taking the lead in providing programs related to contemporary visual arts, design, and art education, and is to be a major contributor to the thinking within the fields of art, design, and art education.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, pronounced: [uniβərsiˈtat puɫiˈtɛŋnikə ðə kətəˈɫuɲə]), currently referred to as BarcelonaTech and commonly named just as UPC, is the largest engineering university in Catalonia, Spain. It also offers programs in other disciplines such as mathematics and architecture.
The Autonomous University of Madrid (Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) is commonly known by its Spanish initials UAM or as "la Autónoma". UAM is a Spanish public university established in 1968, along with the autonomous universities of Barcelona and Bilbao (now University of the Basque Country) during one of Spain's most ambitious educational reforms, which took place during the late 1960s and the early 1970s.