Kathmandu University is an autonomous, not-for-profit, non - government institution dedicated to maintain high standards of academic excellence. It is committed to develop leaders in professional areas through quality education. It is located in a mountainous landscape in Dhulikhel Municipality about 30 kilometers east of Kathmandu (KTM) having round-the-year pleasant climate and panoramic Himalayan Views. KU had a very modest start from a rented building at Tangal, Kathmandu. Now, it has been able to create a built up space of 35518 square meters.

The IRD (Institut de recherche pour le développement) is a French research organism, original and unique on the European development research scene.Emphasizing interdisciplinarity, the IRD has focused its research for over 65 years on the relationship between man and its environment, in Africa, Mediterranean, Latin America, Asia and the French tropical overseas territories. Its research, training and innovation activities are intended to contribute to the social, economic and cultural development of southern countries.

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Le Groupe de Recherche en Ecologie Arctique (GREA) est une association qui vise à mieux connaître les ecosystèmes de l'arctique et à sensibiliser le grand public sur leur beauté et leur fragilité. C'est l'histoire d'une passion pour les régions les plus septentrionales de notre planète et la nature exceptionnelle qui s'y rencontre. C'est sous ces latitudes nordiques que, depuis 1973, plus de 120 naturalistes bénévoles du GREA sont allés étudier la faune et la flore polaires.

Since opening its doors in 1964, Trent has distinguished itself in Canada by putting students first and striking a unique balance between outstanding teaching and lead-edge research. Trent faculty value teaching and the experience of connecting with students.