IUPUI and Sun Yat-sen University have an extensive portfolio of collaboration with students at the center of their endeavors.
Located nearly 8,000 miles from the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis, the sprawling port city of Guangzhou houses Sun Yat-sen University, one of China’s top ranked universities.
The partnership of IUPUI and Sun Yat-sen University is a tale of two world-class institutions of higher education discovering that they complemented each other not only in their academic missions, but also in their commitment to and active involvement with their surrounding communities.
The commonalities are many: Both universities are public, urban, research universities with strong commitments to civic engagement. Both have become centers of innovation in institution-building, student learning, and advanced research. Both see universities as playing a critical role in the health, well-being, and development of society. And both recognize the importance of thinking globally as well as locally.