The Alliance of Universities is established, under the authority of the UIC WWW.UIC.ORG (International Union of Railways), for the development of high-speed railways. The Alliance is a global academic network including universities, institutes of technology, polytechnics, engineering, architecture and business schools that have proven and substantial involvement in the development of high-speed railways.
Time of Establishment:December 2015
Members of the Alliance:74 Representative members of 34 Universities from 15different countries or regions
Meetings convened:4 times per year since 2015
Current president of the Alliance:Dr. Prof. WANG Jiaqiong, of Beijing JiaotongUniversity (BJTU)
Vice-president:Dr. Prof. Anson JACK, Director International RailwayBenchmarking University of Birmingham [UK]
The Alliance of Universities is one of the working groups of the UIC Intercity and High-Speed Committee (ICHSC)