GW4 - South West research alliance
GW4 brings together the South West and Wales’ four leading, research-intensive universities. Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter Universities are collaborating through their research to address the key global challenges for the benefit of society and the economy.
Strategic international research partners
The following universities are our strategic international research partners, offering collaboration across all our disciplines.
Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)
UNICAMP is one of the top Universities in Latin America, ranked second in both Brazil and Latin America.
Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL)
UNAL is a highly ranked university in Latin America and one of the best in Colombia.
Since being founded in 1993, Koç University has become one of the leading universities in Turkey.
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
UNAM is the largest and oldest University in Latin America. It is also one of the best on the continent.
Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
NTU is one of the top universities in Asia and one of the two largest universities in Singapore.
Universidade de São Paulo
Universidade de São Paulo is the leading university in Latin America.
Stellenbosch University is one of the leading universities in South Africa.
Yonsei University is one of the most prestigious universities in South Korea and a member of the ‘Sky’ group of leading Universities in Korea.
Zhejiang University is one of China's oldest institutions of higher education. It is a member of the C9 League of leading universities in China and Yangtze Delta Universities Alliance.
Faculty/School level strategic international research partners
The following universities are our strategic international research partners offering collaboration at faculty/department level.
Ewha Womans University
Ewha Womans University is one of South Korea's most prestigious schools and the world's largest women's university.
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune
Established by the Government of India in 2006 IISER Pune is a research-intensive teaching institute.
Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA)
IMPA is widely considered to be the foremost research and educational institution of Brazil in the area of mathematics.
National Institute of Informatics (NII)
NII is Japan's only general academic research institution in the field of informatics.
Our Faculty of Engineering & Design has agreed a faculty partnership with Tsinghua University, one of China's top institutes. The agreement allows research engagement, exchanges between PhD students and the development of scientific workshops.