Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMÜ) is a public university, established in 1951. It is the centre of research and development in the fields of agriculture, forestry, animal science, veterinary science, rural life and economy, food science and environment-friendly technologies in Estonia. According to QS World University Rankings by Subject (2016), EMÜ is one of top 100 universities in the world in the field of agriculture and forestry, ranked 51 to 100. EMÜ also belongs to the top 1% most cited research facilities in the world. In its development plan for 2025 EMÜ has defined its goal to become internationally recognized university in the field of bioeconomy.  Internationally competitive research and development work, which forms a basis for teaching at all levels of higher education, as well as activities promoting the development of the society in their areas of responsibility are the striving force of the University.                          

Rzeszow University of Technology (PRz) provides technical education since 1951. The University is situated in Rzeszów – the modern capital of Subcarpathian Voivodeship of Poland where operate a lot of companies which produce parts for aerospace industry. In the 1st of October of 1974 The Higher Engineering School was granted university status as the Rzeszow University of Technology. The school became the academic center of significant importance for the south-east region of Poland. PRz, having staff of high professional qualifications and advanced base for the research works, offers its services in almost all fields of engineering. 








The University of Stavanger (UiS), Norway, has about 12 000 students and 1 600 faculty, administration and service staff. The UiS is organized into six faculties, comprising a total of 13 departments/schools and two National Research Centers, as well as the Museum of Archaeology. The university also has a unit for lifelong learning called UiS EVU. International students form an integral part of the community on campus, and currently just over 13% of students at UiS have an international background and come from over 80 countries. All levels of the university work towards a higher degree of internationalization, which is part of our strategy for quality development in studies and research, as well as our dialogue with external partners. The UiS is holder of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education and participates in all dimensions of the Erasmus+ programme. 

Kaunas University of Technology KTU is the second largest University in Lithuania with nearly 10000 students. The university provides research-based studies of engineering, technologies, physical and social sciences, humanities and art. Of the 129 programmes that it teaches, 46 are in English. Since independence, the University has implemented many reforms to harmonize its approach with that found in the EU. It uses a flexible module and credit study system, has joined the Magna Carta of the European Universities and joined the EUA. KTU is member of The European Consortium of Innovative Universities since 2016. ​

CENTOFORM, set up in 2001, is a Vocational and Education Training Centre (VET) recognized with Quality Accreditation on training by Emilia Romagna Region, Italy, a region characterized by a strong dynamic economy with a sectoral focus on Mechanical engineering and important university research networks. During 15 years of activity the VET Centre created an operative multiregional and international network with SMEs, public institutions, VET schools, social partners, universities and R&D centres. It is partner of Confindustria, the main Italian industrial association, and it works in collaboration with representatives and clusters of productive sectors at national and European level. We operate in 2 Italian regions: Emilia Romagna (Northern competitiveness region) and Apulia Region (Southern convergence region).