The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) is a leading global higher education and research network of 24 universities across 6 continents

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Worldwide Universities Network

Global challenges

The Worldwide Universities Network is a global partnership of 24 research intensive universities spanning 6 continents committed to working together to support research and education in areas of global significance.




Researcher mobility programme

RMP provides funding for a period of overseas research for PhD students and research staff.

Global Africa Group

The WUN Global Africa Group is a platform for African and non-African research institutions committed to working together.

Research Development Fund

WUN offers a framework of project support through its small central secretariat and network of local WUN coordinators.