The GIX Academic Network brings together leading global universities that are committed to developing new models of experiential education and practice. This unique approach to education is designed to develop leaders in innovation who will contribute solutions to local and global challenges. The collective vision is to increase the impact and global reach of each partner institution as they develop innovative programs and solutions.
The Academic Network creates and supports innovative programs, opportunities, and collaborations that leverage the GIX model and each institution’s expertise, resources, and networks. In addition to sharing GIX models, building new degree programs, and augmenting existing degree programs, the network will develop new initiatives, programs, and modules that help member institutions collaborate and become more competitive for funding.
Current member institutions include École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, National Taiwan University, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Tsinghua University, University of British Columbia, and University of Washington.
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