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


Menoufiya University

South Valley University

Al Azhar University

American University in Cairo


British Council

Cairo University

English Language Resource Center (ELRC)

Future University

Minya University

Information Resource Center, Cairo


University of Duhok


Hashemite University

Yarmouk University

I Learn Space for Knowledge

University of Jordan

Philadelphia University


American University of Kuwait

Gulf University for Science and Technology


Lebanese International University

Notre Dame University

American University of Beirut

Haigazian University

Lebanese American 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

Birzeit University

Al Quds University

Hebron University


Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

Academic Bridge Program

Qatar University

Texas A&M at Qatar

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Dar Al-Hekma College



Institut Supérieur de Gestion de Tunis

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


Sabanci University

Ankara University

Bogazici University

Istanbul Şehir University

Kadir Has University

Koç 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 Padova

University of Florence


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

Metropolitan State University

State University of New York at Potsdam

Villanova University

California State University at Monterey Bay

Carnegie Mellon University

Moraine Valley Community College

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Virginia Commonwealth University

Centre College

Mid-Michigan Community College

Tufts University

Virginia Union University

Clark University

Northwestern Michigan College

University of Iowa

Western Kentucky University

College of Charleston

University of North Georgia

University of Maine Machias

Yale University

DePaul University

New York University

University of Maryland

Endicott College

Ohio State University

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

George Mason University

Oxford College of Emory University

University of Miami

George Washington University

Pace University

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Georgetown University

Queens University of Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Georgia College

Salisbury University

University of Northern Colorado

American University

Harvard University

San Jose City College

University of North Florida

Ashland University

Iona College

San Jose State University

University of Pennsylvania

Bluefield State College

Jamestown Community College

Seton Hall University

University of Richmond

Bowie State University

Kennesaw State University

Skidmore College

University of St. Thomas

Brandeis University

Marymount University

St. Louis Community College

University of Texas at Austin

Bryn Mawr College