The International Network of Universities (INU) is an international university consortium founded in 1999, proposed by the former President Osborne of La Trobe University (Australia).
Hiroshima University joined the Network in 2000.
INU activities focus on:
・Advancing internationalization of member universities
・Preparing students for lives and careers as global citizens
・Engaging students and staff in international mobility programs
・Sharing experiences and best practices
・Delivering joint teaching and degrees
・Supporting early career researchers
Member Universities Across the Globe
As of April 2021, there are currently 10 member universities in 9 countries.
Please refer the INU website for more information about the universities.
The United States of America: James Madison University
Sweden: Malmo University
Indonesia: Universitas Katolik Parahyangan
Spain: Universitat Rovira I Virgili
South Africa: Stellenbosch University
Germany: European University Viadrina
Argentina: Universidad Nacional del Litoral
United Kingdom: Kingston University, De Montfort University
Japan: Hiroshima University
・The INU Council meeting is held twice per year.
・At the Annual Council Meeting, the Presidents and Vice Presidents of member universities attend and perform decision-making at the top level.
・The INU Secretariat is located on the James Madison University Campus from 2012.
Past INU Council Meetings and Executive Meetings:
The 31st INU Council Meeting (Online), February 2021
The 30th INU Council Meeting (Online), October 2020
The 29th INU Council Meeting (Online), January 2020
The 28th INU Council Meeting (Online), January 2020
The 27th INU Council Meeting in Bandung (Indonesia), March 2019
The 26th INU Council Meeting in Brescia (Italy), September 2018
The 25th INU Council Meeting in Harrisonburg (USA), February 2018
The 24th INU Council Meeting in Kingston uponThames, London (UK), September 2017
The 23rd INU Council Meeting in Santa Fe (Argentina), April 2017
The 22nd INU Council Meeting in Tarragona （Spain), September 2016
The 21st INU Council Meeting in Adelaide (Australia), February 2016
The 20th INU Council Meeting in Frankfult (Oder) (Germany), September 2015
The 19th INU Council Meeting in Port Elizabeth (South Africa), February 2015
The 18th INU Council Meeting in Harrisonburg (USA), November 2014
The 17th INU Council Meeting in Malmo (Sweden), March 2014
The 16th INU Council Meeting in Milan (Italy), September 2013
The 15th INU Council Meeting in Bandung (Indonesia), March 2013
The 14th INU Council Meeting in Beppu (Japan), October 2012
The 2012 INU Council Meeting in Tokyo (Japan)
The 2011 INU Council Meeting in Harrisonburg (USA)
The 2011 INU Executive Committee Meeting in Tarragona (Spain)
The 2010 INU Council Meeting in Seoul (The Republic of Korea)
The 2010 INU Executive Committee Meeting in Adelaide (Australia)
The 2009 INU Council Meeting in Milan (Italy)
The 2008 INU Council Meeting in Kyoto (Japan)
The 2007 INU Council Meeting in Malmo (Sweden)
The 2006 INU Council Meeting in Melbourne (Australia)
The 2004 INU Council Meeting in Harbin (China)
The 2003 INU Council Meeting in Hiroshima (Japan)