Under the initiative of the AGU Faculty of Architecture and Design, this MoU will open the door to future partnerships and collaborations in the fields common to both universities (Architecture, Business and Engineering) within the frame of student and staff exchanges, as well as common research and training projects.
UCF is a public research university located in Orlando (FL). Established in 1963, the institution now hosts over 60.000 students and was ranked in the top 300 worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (a.k.a. Shanghai Ranking). The university is the second largest in the country based on undergraduate enrollment and welcomes students on its main campus and 10 regional campii. It was featured, along with MIT, Harvard and Stanford, “on the U.S. News & World Report’s list of America’s “Most Innovative Schools.” Announced in the magazine’s Best Colleges 2016 guide, the category recognizes “the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities.”” (Inside Higher Ed)