Founded in 2009, the Global Alliance of Technological Universities is a network of the world’s leading technological universities. As Germany’s foremost technical university TUM was admitted to the alliance in 2013 and has held the presidency since 2015.
Currently, the ten member universities are distributed over four continents and eight countries:
- California Institute of Technology (United States of America)
- Carnegie Mellon University (United States of America)
- Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (Switzerland)
- Georgia Institute of Technology (United States of America)
- Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
- Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (India)
- Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (People’s Republic of China)
- Technische Universität München (Germany)
- University of New South Wales (Australia)
The Alliance addresses global societal issues to which science and technology could offer solutions. These issues include biomedicine and health care, sustainability and global environmental change, security of energy, water and food supplies, security, and changing demographics.
More information on the Alliance and its current activities can be found on the GlobalTech Alliance Website.