The University of Virginia is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson and contains his Academical Village, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The International Islamic University Malaysia, also known as IIUM, is a public university in Malaysia. It is the manifestation of one of the major aspirations of Muslim scholars in Malaysia to have an Islamic university in Malaysia to lead the Muslim ummah in all branches of knowledge.

IIUM was officially established on 20th May 1983 by the Government of Malaysia. The philosophy of IIUM was inspired by the outcomes of the 1977 First World Conference Muslim Education in Makkah. IIUM was founded under the Companies Act 1965 that enables it to use English and Arabic as the medium of instruction and enhance its global orientation.

IIUM integrates Islamic values and worldview into its humanities, scientific and technical curriculum, befitting the university’s slogan “The Garden of Knowledge and Virtue”. IIUM aspires to restore the roles of Muslims in education and knowledge creation and acquisition and to contribute to the improvement of quality of life for all mankind.

Asian Resource Foundation is willing to participate in the process of creation of a peaceful, harmonious and inclusive society in Asia and beyond. ARF promotes the spirit and values of Asian cultures and supports holistic development for the benefit of the poorest communities and marginalized groups. The aim of ARF is to strengthen cooperative actions among the people of Asia and beyond, to achieve an inclusive, peaceful and sustainable world.

Indiana University Bloomington is a public research university in Bloomington, Indiana. It is the flagship campus of Indiana University and its largest campus with over 40,000 students. Established as the state’s seminary in 1820, the name was changed to “Indiana College” in 1829 and to “Indiana University” in 1838. 

Islamic University of Maldives, formerly known as the College of Islamic Studies became a full-fledged higher education institution on 21st February 2004. This change in status was initiated with the intention to widen the scope of Islamic education provided to Maldivian students who were desperately seeking Islamic education within the country without having to travel abroad.

Islamic University of Technology (IUT) is an educational and research institution in Bangladesh run and funded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The main objective of IUT is to contribute in developing the human resources of the member states of the OIC, particularly in the fields of engineering, technology and technical education.

IUT receives direct endowment from OIC member countries and offers scholarships to its students in the form of free tuition, boarding, lodging and Medicare. The aesthetic campus was designed by Turkish architect Pamir Mehmet, an MIT graduate.

Riphah International University is a private sector university, chartered by the Federal Government of Pakistan in 2002. The University was established with a view to produce professionals with Islamic moral and ethical values. Currently, the University has 7 faculties various academic departments, and an overseas projects.

Mission of this University: to ensure the provision of comprehensive, integrated, sustainable social services to help reduce vulnerability and poverty, promote productive volunteerism, and create an enabling environment for social uplift program. Vision of this University: to create a caring and integrated system of social development services that facilitate human development and helps help to improve the quality of life here and hereafter.

Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) was established in the year 1986 with a view to promote empirical and conceptual research. Research is carried out on ideologies and problems relevant to Indian polity, society, economy, religion and culture. Attention has been focused on the problems of Muslims and other minority groups. The studies include the problems of development processes, community relations, social tensions, status of women etc. Within the said period the Institute has established itself as a Centre of research and intellectual activities, which is known for its objectivity in the academic world.

The Institute has tried to fill the academic vacuum in approaching societal issues faced by Indian people in general and Muslims in particular. It has provided a platform for serious intellectual endeavor in the areas of Social Sciences and Humanities, and became a trendsetter in the fields of conceptual and investigative research on the Qur’anic approach to human problems and the problems of Muslims in India. Various survey projects, which focus on the problems of Muslims and other weaker sections of Indian society, are fulfilling a long felt need for statistical information and analysis in different areas.

The Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, was established in 1959 for providing specialized professional education and research work in the field of Education in Bangladesh. IER has been preparing specialized manpower for the different sectors of education. IER has been establishing professional linkage with other national level public institutions and ministries for sustainable capacity building in the country.

IER, DU is an apex institute in the field of professional education in Bangladesh. It is the only Institute of its kind under the public universities of Bangladesh which offers teaching programmes leading to higher professional degrees, conducts advanced research studies and provides extension services in education. Its professional staff, most of them having overseas post-graduation and doctoral degrees and long experiences with specialization in various aspects of education render professional services to Government sponsored committees and commissions on education to help develop the education sector of Bangladesh and provide consultancy services at both national and international levels.

Islamic University is ranked as one of the top public universities in Bangladesh as well as the largest seat of higher education in the south-western part of the country. Situated 24 kilometers south of Kushtia and 22 kilometers north of Jhenidah district-town in a lush green countryside. The passing of the Islamic University Act in 1980 conferred this institution the permanent prestige of being the first university established after the independence of Bangladesh, reflecting the hopes and aspirations of the new nation striving to be on par with other international players through the promotion of science, business, humanities, and interfaith dialogue.

Islamic university has been exceptionally renowned as the major international center for theological, general, applied science, technology and engineering studies. The university addresses the needs of both the local and foreign students, facilitating them with a broad spectrum of undergraduate studies and postgraduate research and teaching. In this way, the university seeks to promote understanding of the rich cultural diversity of humankind in order to prepare students to go forth with skills, knowledge and wisdom to serve and advance the communities in which they live and work. Islamic University is eager to gain a foothold in Asia and also aims to transform itself into a world class university (WCU).

The National Academy for Educational Management (NAEM) is an apex institution under the Ministry of Education entrusted with the responsibility of training heads of educational institutions and education functionaries. In addition, it provides foundation training to the new entrants of Bangladesh Civil Service (General & Technical) Education Cadre Officers. It offers courses on education management, planning and administration, conducts educational research and provides policy support to the Ministry of Education.

NAEM is an apex institution in the fields of Educational Administration and Management, Educational Planning and Research in Bangladesh. It was established in 1959 as Education Extension Center responsible primarily for pedagogic in-service training of secondary school teachers. The center underwent several roles and structural transformations during the last four decades to meet the changing needs of time and the system of education in the country.

Daffodil International University (DIU) is recognized in independent government assessments as one of top graded universities in Bangladesh. The university has been founded by Daffodil Group with the approval of the Ministry of Education under the Private University Act of 1992 and its amendment in 1998 and DIU came into being on 24th January 2002, the University today combines impressive modern facilities and a dynamic approach to teaching and research with its proud heritage of service and achievement.

To be among the very best in Bangladesh which is the most challenging goal, has been set for the university. This has done so because it is only through working we can achieve the very highest level of standards in curriculum, teaching, faculties and other activities that can realize the full potential of the academic community that is Daffodil International University. The vision reflects the service to the society. The mission is to pursue research, learning and teaching of international distinction for the benefit of the nation. 

 The Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) was founded by the Dhaka Ahsania Mission in 1995. AUST was established with the aim to be a premier center of excellence in science, engineering, technology and business by creating and transferring knowledge with human values to the young generations in such a way that they, in turn, could enhance the quality of life in Bangladesh and beyond.

In order to achieve its vision, AUST is engaged in developing human resources in the fields of science, engineering, technology and business to meet the ever-changing needs of the society in the perspective of the highly complex and globalized world. The curricula of the university are designed to produce quality graduates imbued with the spirit of ethical values and equipped with knowledge and skills appropriate to their professional fields. AUST graduates are taught and trained to accept the challenges in their arena of jobs and to contribute meaningfully to the society and overall development of the country.