SWS Society co-operates with an elaborated network of Academies, Universities, and various institutions. Our firm belief is that together we could discover better solutions, which are related to the modern world’s ecological, economical, and societal problems and challenges.

We in SWS Society believe, that as scientists, humanitarians and artists, we constantly need to grow and move forward. We can achieve that only through partnering with the best. Our firm belief is that together we can discover better solutions, which are related to the modern world’s ecological, economical, and societal problems and challenges. In the modern globalized world, the opportunity to share experience and inspiration with colleagues and like-minded people provides us with the unique chance to develop ideas and solve problems on a whole new level.

SWS Society co-operates with an elaborated network of Academies, Universities, Research centers, and various institutions. Our community consists of more than 15,000 members, who are experts in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Earth & Planetary Sciences. We actively engage our international members by demonstrating and exploiting the benefits of worldwide collaboration in the fields of Science and Arts. Together we develop our multinational and interdisciplinary scientific platform, for this is the only way to overcome the barriers and limitations of each specific branch of thought and bring about a new horizon of scientific discourse.

The Academies of Science and Art were among the first of our partners to officially accept the invitation for international cooperation in 2013 and 2014. This partnership includes the support of great scientists, keynote speakers as well as special students. In addition to Academies, Universities, Science centers and local and international institutions we partner with art galleries, museums and other research hubs. This gives us and our partners firsthand access to the latest scientific and art achievements and allows us to provide support for young talents from different fields.

In 2019, we took the next step in developing our international multidisciplinary network and opened our new scientific online library. There one can find over 25,000 scientific peer-reviewed papers in the area of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Social Sciences and Art. In the same time, we started two open access e-Journals - SWS Journal of Earth & Planetary Sciences and SWS Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities & Arts. Both the library and the journals can be used by all our partners without limitations. We are looking forward to developing further our network and add more ways of collaboration. We firmly believe, that being together is what makes us strong.

Our society, with its diverse membership of more than 15,000 scientists in the arts, humanities, social sciences, earth and planetary sciences, is well-positioned to express the reasons why theinternational scientificpartnershipis essential for all of us. We can recommend ways to overcome barriers and as a result to succeed in our cooperation. The growing diversity of international scientific members is an essential asset for this initiative.

Aalborg University (AAU)

Aalborg University (AAU) is a Danish public university with campuses in Aalborg, Esbjerg, and Copenhagen founded in 1974. The university of more than 20,000 students awards bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and Ph.D. degrees in a wide variety of subjects within humanities, social sciences, information technology, design, engineering, exact sciences, and medicine.

The Alexandru Ioan Cuza University

The Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (Romanian: Universitatea „Alexandru Ioan Cuza”; acronym: UAIC) is a public university located in Iași, Romania. Founded one year after the establishment of the Romanian state, by an 1860 decree of Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza itis the oldest university of Romania, and one of its advanced research and education institutions. UAIC offer its’ 25,000 students study programs in Romanian, English, and French.

Central European University (CEU)

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate-level private university accredited in Austria, Hungary, and the U.S., with campuses located in Budapest and Vienna. CEU is ranked as one of the world's top universities in social sciences and humanities, with top-ranked programs in philosophy, cognitive science, political science, mathematics, international studies, public policy and administration, and history. Around 1500 students attend the different programs of the university.

Czech Technical University in Prague

Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU, Czech: České vysoké učení technické v Praze, ČVUT) is one of the largest universities in the Czech Republic, and is one of the oldest institutes of technology in Central Europe. It is also the oldest non-military technical university in Europe. CTU currently has eight faculties (Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Nuclear Science and Physical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Information Technology)andmore than 18,000 students.

G.Tsulukidze Mining Institute (TMI)

G.Tsulukidze Mining Institute (TMI), formerly known as the Institute of Mining Mechanics of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, was founded in 1957. In 2006 the Institute has got status of a legal entity of public law. The regular staff of the Institute consists of 117 employees, including academic staff of 37. In Scientific Departments 27 young specialists under the age of 40 are employed. The academic staff of the Institute includes one academician of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences.


Novosibirsk State Technical University

Novosibirsk State Technical University (Abbreviation: NSTU), until 1992 the Novosibirsk Electrotechnical Institute (NETI), is one of the major research and educational centers of Russia as well as one of the top technical universities located in Novosibirsk, Russia. The university was established in accordance with the USSR Council of Ministries' Decree of 19 August 1950.It has 11 faculties and 2 institutes, 73 departments, 4 branches and 9 NSTU representative offices. At present, more than 14000 students are receiving quality education at NSTU.

Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography

Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (Russian: Моско́вский госуда́рственный университе́т геоде́зии и картогра́фии) is one of the first universities in the world dedicated to geodesy and cartography. It was established in 1779 and has six faculties. The University has entered the new century with a highly creative potential of the staff and a rich scientific base, actively using in the educational process the newest technological achievements in the field of geodesy, cartography, photogrammetry, remote sensing and cadastre.

Moscow State University

Moscow State University, the first Russian University, was founded in 1755 on the initiative of Mikhail Lomonosov, an outstanding scientist of the Enlightenment. It is widely considered the most prestigious university in the former Soviet Union and it is highly competitive. As of 2019, 13 Nobel laureates, 6 Fields Medal winners and 1 Turing Award winner have been affiliated with the university. Moscow State University is currently attended by around 50 000 under and postgraduate students.

Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering

Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering was established in 1930. Around 8000 students attend 5 faculties.Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering is one of the institutions offer-ing the best education in Russia in its field. Three times in the last decade the University has been award-ed with "100 best Russian Universities" certificate at the European Quality Contest.

The Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

The Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (until March 6, 2018 – Latvia University of Agriculture (LLU); Latvian: Latvijas Lauksaimniecības universitāte; LLU) is a university in Jelgava, Latvia, specializing in agricultural science, forestry, food technology and related areas. The history of the university dates back to 1863 when the Department of Agriculture was established in the Riga Polytechnicum. The main goal of the University is to create intellectual potential for providing sustainable development of Latvia and its countryside in particular while becoming and up-to date, internationally recognized and prestigious university, which actively integrates into the united European space of higher education and science.

Matej Bel University

Matej Bel University (commonly referred as Matej Bel or UMB), (Slovak: Univerzita Mateja Bela) is a public research university in the central Slovak town of Banská Bystrica. The university was established on July 1, 1992, and inaugurated on October 23, 1992. It bears the name of Matthias Bel, a Hungarian-Slovak Lutheran scholar of the 18th century. As a collegiate university, it comprises six faculties that differ in character and history, each retaining substantial autonomy on financial and institutional affairs. Currently the university is attended by around 15,000 students.

Klaipėda University

Klaipėda University (Lithuanian: Klaipėdos Universitetas or KU) is a university in the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipėda. The university was formally founded on January 1, 1991, by a decree of Seimas (Lithuanian Parliament). It has since grown to seven faculties and eight institutes.Its location in a seaport determined that the university develops academic programs not found in other Lithuanian universities. Around 6000 students are part of the different programs of the university.

Jan Evangelista Purkyně University

Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem (UJEP) is a public university in the Czech Republic. University is near the German border in Ústí nad Labem. The institution was established on 28 September, 1991. It bears the name of famous Czech scientist Jan Evangelista Purkyně who was born in nearby Libochovice. More than 10,000 students are studying at the university. UJEP proudly takes credit for the municipality of Ústí nad Labem and contributes in a significant way to the development of the region.

Ghent University

Ghent University (Dutch: Universiteit Gent, abbreviated as UGent) is a public research university located in Ghent, Belgium. It was established in 1817 by King William I of the Netherlands. Ghent University is one of the biggest Flemish universities, consisting of 44,000 students and 9,000 staff members. The University also supports the University Library and the University Hospital, which is one of the largest hospitals in Belgium.

The GFZ German Research Centre

The GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, also known as GFZ Helmholtz Centre Potsdam or just GFZ, is the national research center for Earth Sciences in Germany, located on the Telegrafenberg in Potsdam, in the German federal state of Brandenburg, and is part of the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centres. The GFZ is Germany’s national research center for the solid Earth Sciences.

The Óbuda University

The Óbuda University (Hungarian: Óbudai Egyetem) named after Óbuda, a part of Budapest, is a technical university in Budapest, Hungary. It was founded in 2000 as Budapest Tech with the merging of three polytechnical institutes. With nearly 13,000 students it is one of the largest technical universities in the country. Having complied with the requirements, the institution was promoted to university status on 1 January 2010 under the name of Óbuda University.

Opole University of Technology

Opole University of Technology (Polish name: Politechnika Opolska; sometimes called in English Technical University of Opole) is a university located in Opole, Poland. The university was founded in 1959 as a consultative branch of Silesian University of Technology. In 1966 it became an independent university known as Wyższa Szkoła Inżynierska w Opolu (Higher School of Engineering in Opole). The name Politechnika Opolska (Opole University of Technology) is used since 1996. The university has over 500 lecturers and over 9000 students in seven faculties.

State scientific Institution "Institute for Scientific Research of Aerospace Monitoring "AEROCOSMOS"

State scientific Institution "Institute for Scientific Research of Aerospace Monitoring "AEROCOSMOS"of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation under the scientific and methodological guidance of the Russian Academy of Sciences. AEROCOSMOS is a recognized leader in the field of aerospace research of the Earth and development of methods and technologies for remote monitoring.


RTU MIREA (full name of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Higher Education "MIREA - Russian Technological University") is an institution of higher education in Moscow, which was formed in 2015 as a result of the merger of MIREA, MGUPI, M.V. Lomonosov MITHT and a number of educational, scientific, design and production organizations. Recognized both in Russia and abroad as a modern educational and research center, MIREA — Russian Technological University combines classical university traditions with modern educational technologies in its work.

Saint Petersburg State University

Saint Petersburg State University (SPbU, Russian: Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет, СПбГУ) is a Russian federal state-owned higher education institution based in Saint Petersburg. It is the oldest and one of the largest universities in Russia. Founded in 1724 by a decree of Peter the Great, the University from the very beginning has had a strong focus on fundamental research in science, engineering and humanities. Nowadays the university is attended by more than 32 thousand students.

The Silesian University of Technology

The Silesian University of Technology (Polish name: Politechnika Śląska)is a university located in the Polish province of Silesia, with most of its facilities in the city of Gliwice. The Silesian University of Technology (SUT), is the oldest technical university in the region and one of the most prestigious in Poland. It was established in 1945 as a scientific and educational facility for Upper Silesia, the most industrialized area in Poland, and one of the most industrialized in Europe. Currently around 22,000 students attend courses at the university.

Slovak University of Agriculture

Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra is a public university in Nitra, Slovakia. The university was established in 1952.Its mission is to prepare competitive specialists for all areas of  agri-food sector as well as other fields of  national economy – engineering, finance, institutions and bodies of state administrations and others. It has six faculties providing wide range of knowledge in the field of natural, economic, technical and social sciences in 90 study programmes, 12 of them taught in English language.

South Ural State University (SUSU)

South Ural State University (SUSU)(Russian: Южно-Уральский Государственный Университет (ЮУрГУ)) in Chelyabinsk is one of the largest educational institutions in Russia. It is among the top-ten of the Russian universities according to the state rating of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, and the largest in Russia in terms of the number of undergraduates. More than 28 thousand students from 48 countries from around the world are studying at SUSU today.

The Technical University of Berlin

The Technical University of Berlin (in German: Technische Universität Berlin, known as TU Berlin) is a research university located in Berlin, Germany. The university alumni and professor list include US National Academies members, two National Medal of Science laureates and seven Nobel Prize winners. The university is notable for having been the first to offer the course Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen (which the institute itself translates as Industrial Engineering and Management). Nowadays TU Berllin is attended by more than 34 000 students.

The Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest

The Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest (Romanian: Universitatea Tehnică de Construcții din București (UTCB)) is a public university in Bucharest, Romania, founded in 1948. It was formerly known as the Institute of Civil Engineering of Bucharest. Technical University of Civil Engineering is organized into 7 faculties and one department and is attended by around 9000 students.

The University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy

The University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (Bulgarian: Университет по Архитектура, Строителство и Геодезия) is located in Sofia, Bulgaria. The university was founded as a Higher Technical School in 1942. After many transformations, on July 21, 1995 by decision of the National Assembly it became University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (UACEG). Currently about 5000 students are attending programs at the university.

The University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Queen's College, Birmingham (founded in 1825 as the Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgery) and Mason Science College (established in 1875 by Sir Josiah Mason), making it the first English civic or 'red brick' university to receive its own royal charter. The student population is over 35,000 students, which is the fourth largest in the UK.

The University of Calgary

The University of Calgary (U of C or UCalgary) is a public research university located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The University of Calgary started in 1944 as the Calgary branch of the University of Alberta, founded in 1908, prior to being instituted into a separate, autonomous university in 1966. It is composed of 14 faculties and over 85 research institutes and centres. The University of Calgary's enrollment is approximately 25,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students with over 170,000 alumni in 152 countries.

The University of Catania

The University of Catania (Italian: Università degli Studi di Catania) is a university located in Catania, Sicily. There are about 40,000 students enrolled at the University of Catania, the oldest of Sicily, its foundation dates back to 1434. The organization of the teaching is handled today by 17 departments, by the Faculty of Medicine, and by two special didactic units established in the decentralized offices of Ragusa (Modern Languages) and Syracuse (Architecture).

The University of Craiova

The University of Craiova (Romanian: Universitatea din Craiova) is a public university located in Craiova, Romania. It was founded in 1947, initially with four institutes, in the Palace of Justice of Craiova. It is the largest university in the historical Oltenia province of Romania. It was the last university established in the Kingdom of Romania. University of Craiova is home of more than 20,000 students.

The University of Findlay

The University of Findlay (UF) is a private university in Findlay, Ohio. It was established in 1882 through a joint partnership between the Churches of God General Conference and the city of Findlay. UF has nearly 60 undergraduate programs of study leading to baccalaureate degrees and offers 10 master's degrees and four doctorate-level degree programs. Nearly 4,200 students from approximately 35 countries are enrolled at Findlay with an international student population of approximately 500.

The University of Genoa

The University of Genoa, known also with the acronym UniGe (Italian: Università di Genova), is one of the largest universities in Italy. It is located in the city of Genoa on the Italian Riviera in the Liguria region of northwestern Italy. The original university was founded in 1481. Currently around 40,000 students attend the University of Genoa.

The University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg (Swedish: Göteborgs universitet) is a university in Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg. The University is the third-oldest of the current Swedish universities and with47,000 students and 6000 staff members it is one of the largest universities in the Nordic countries. With its eight faculties and 38 departments, the University of Gothenburg is one of the most wide-ranging and versatile universities in Sweden.

The University of Granada

The University of Granada (Spanish: Universidad de Granada, UGR) is a public university located in the city of Granada, Spain, and founded in 1531 by Emperor Charles V. With approximately 80,000 students, it is the fourth largest university in Spain. Apart from the city of Granada, UGR also has campuses in Northern Africa (Ceuta and Melilla). UGR is composed of 5 Schools, 22 Faculties and 116 Departments responsible for teaching and researching into specific subject areas.

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (U of I, Illinois, or colloquially the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public land-grant research university in Illinois in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana. It is the flagship institution of the University of Illinois system and was founded in 1867. he university contains 16 schools and colleges and offers more than 150 undergraduate and over 100 graduate programs of study. The university is attended by more than 50 000 students.

The University of Latvia (LU)

The University of Latvia (LU) (Latvian: Latvijas Universitāte) is a state-run university located in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 1919. The University of Latvia offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels of study in 4 major fields – Natural sciences, Humanities and arts, Medicine and Health sciences and Social sciences. More than 15,000 students, including PhD and exchange students are enrolled in various study programs. Almost one third of them study in business and economics related programs.

The University of Lodz

The University ofLodz (Polish: Uniwersytet Łódzki) is a public research university founded in 1945 inLodz, Poland, as a continuation of educational institutions functioning inLodz in the interwar period — the Teacher Training Institute (1921–1928), the Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences (1924–1928) and a division of the Free Polish University (1928–1939). The University ofLodz is a fully accredited, state-owned, traditional university. It has more than 25,000 students and 2,600 teachers.

The University of Nevada

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public land-grant research university in Paradise, Nevada. It was formerly part of the University of Nevada from 1957 to 1969. Along the way this urban university has become an indispensable resource in one of the country's fastest-growing and most enterprising cities.The universityis home of more than 30 000 students and offers more than 350 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in varying fields, which are taught by 850 faculty members.

The University of Padua

The University of Padua (Italian: Università degli Studi di Padova, UNIPD) is an Italian university located in the city of Padua, Veneto, Italy. The University of Padua was founded in 1222 as a school of law. Padua is the second-oldest university in Italy and the world's fifth-oldest surviving university. Currently around 70 000 students participate in the different programs of the university.A qualification from the University of Padova is a symbol of having achieved an ambitious objective, one that is recognised and coveted by both students and employers alike.

The University of Porto

The University of Porto (Universidade do Porto) is a Portuguese public university located in Porto, and founded on 22 March 1911.With more than 30,000 enrolled students it is the second largest Portuguese university and has one of the most noted research outputs in Portugal. It is committed to converting into social assets the talent and innovation from its 14 faculties, one business school and over 50 research centres.

The University of Prešov

The University of Prešov(Slovak: Prešovská univerzita v Prešove) is the only public university in the Prešov self-governing region of Slovakia. It was officially established on 1 January 1997. The University of Presov ranks among the most reputable and distinguished universities in the Slovak Republic and is home of more than 10,000 students.

The University of the Azores

The University of the Azores (Portuguese: Universidade dos Açores), or commonly abbreviated as UAç, is the only public university in the Autonomous Region of the Azores, It was founded on January 9, 1976.Inspired in the natural biodiversity and beauty of the islands, in their geographic location and geological features,University of Azores is committed to creating and promoting knowledge and technology on biodiversity, volcanology, tourism, marine and transnational issues, history and cultural features of the islands. Its’ programs are currently attended by more than 4000 students.

The University of Warsaw

The University of Warsaw (Polish: Uniwersytet Warszawski), established in 1816, is the largest university in Poland. It employs over 6,000 staff including over 3,100 academic educators. It provides graduate courses for 53,000 students (on top of over 9,200 postgraduate and doctoral candidates). The University offers some 37 different fields of study, 18 faculties and over 100 specializations in Humanities, technical as well as Natural Sciences.

West Pomeranian University of Technology

West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin (Polish: Zachodniopomorski Uniwersytet Technologiczny w Szczecinie, ZUT) is a technical university in Szczecin, Poland. The university was established on January 1. 2009 in Szczecin, from the merger of the Agricultural University in Szczecin and the Szczecin University of Technology. The University has 10 faculties with 47 fields of study.About 15 thousand studends are taught on the University. The main goal of the University's activity is to educate and conduct scientific research in the field of technical, agricultural, economic, biological, chemical and mathematical sciences.

Zhengzhou University

Zhengzhou University, colloquially known in a Chinese as Zhèngdà () is a public university located in Zhengzhou, Henan, People's Republic of China. Zhengzhou University is the largest university in China in term of student number (73,000 students). Zhengzhou University was newly established on July 10, 2000 by a merger of three former universities: Zhengzhou University, Henan Medical University, and Zhengzhou University of Technology.

Latvian Art Academy

Latvian Art Academyoffers studies in 15 specialties, which are divided into five faculties. Drawing department is separate unit and provides speciality studies for all the other departments.

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