Soliya facilitators and staff member Katja Riikonen smile in front of University of Padova in Italy in 2013.

University of Padova, 2013

University Partners

Since its first Connect Program in the fall semester of 2003, Soliya has partnered with over 100 universities from 28 countries. Universities participate during different academic calendars and semesters.



*The universities marked with bold characters indicate participation in Spring 2016 and Fall 2016.


The Middle East and North Africa

United Arab Emirates

American University of Sharjah

United Arab Emirates University


University of Bahrain


Al Azhar University

American University in Cairo


British Council

Cairo University

English Language Resource Center (ELRC)

Minya University

Future University

Information Resource Center, Cairo

Menoufiya University

South Valley University


University of Duhok


Hashemite University

Yarmouk University

University of Jordan

I Learn Space for Knowledge

Philadelphia University


American University of Kuwait

Gulf University for Science and Technology


American University of Beirut

Notre Dame University

Haigazian University

Lebanese American University

Lebanese International University


Misurata University

Sebha University


Al Akhawayn University

American Language Center in Marrakesh

American Language Center in Rabat

American Language Center in Kenitra

American Language Center in El Jadida

American Language Center in Tangiers

Palestine, State of

Al Quds University

Hebron University

Birzeit University


Academic Bridge Program

Qatar University

Texas A&M at Qatar

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Dar Al-Hekma College


Institut International de Technologie

The American Corner Sousse

The American Corner Tunis

University of Carthage

Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Sidi Bouzid

Institut Supérieur des Langues de Gabes

Tunis Business School


Institut Supérieur de Gestion de Tunis


Ankara University

Bogazici University

Istanbul Şehir University

Kadir Has University

Koç University

Sabanci University


Yemen-American Language Institute

Central, South and Southeast Asia


American University of Afghanistan


Gadjah Mada University

Unversity Muhammadiyah Surakarta


Forman Christian College

Lahore University of Management Sciences



Université libre de Bruxelles


Basel University

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Geneva School of Diplomacy


Free University of Berlin

Technische Universität München

Goethe University Frankfurt


Aarhus University

Crossing Borders Global Studies at Krogerup Hojskole


University of Tampere



École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées

École Nationale Supérieure D’informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées

United Kingdom

University of Bradford


University of Florence

University of Padova


Hogeschool van Amsterdam

The Hague University of Applied Sciences

University of Amsterdam


University of Bergen

North America


Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology

United States

New York University

University of Maryland

DePaul University

Ohio State University

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Endicott College

Oxford College of Emory University

University of Miami

George Mason University

Pace University

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

George Washington University

Queens University of Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Georgetown University

Salisbury University

University of Northern Colorado

American University

Georgia College

San Jose City College

University of North Florida

Ashland University

Harvard University

San Jose State University

University of Pennsylvania

Bluefield State College

Iona College

Seton Hall University

University of Richmond

Bowie State University

Jamestown Community College

Skidmore College

University of St. Thomas

Brandeis University

Kennesaw State University

Marymount University

St. Louis Community College

University of Texas at Austin

Bryn Mawr College

Metropolitan State University

State University of New York at Potsdam

Villanova University

California State University at Monterey Bay

Moraine Valley Community College

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Virginia Commonwealth University

Carnegie Mellon University

Mid-Michigan Community College

Tufts University

Virginia Union University

Centre College

Northwestern Michigan College

University of Iowa

Western Kentucky University

Clark University

University of North Georgia

University of Maine Machias

Yale University

College of Charleston