Institutional Membership

Accelerate Progress Towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In an increasingly interconnected world, achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires collaborative efforts that transcend geographical boundaries. Universities, as centers of knowledge and innovation, play a pivotal role in addressing global challenges and advancing sustainable development.

Through cross-border connections with universities worldwide, we unlock the potential to accelerate progress towards the SDGs. These collaborative efforts harness the collective expertise, resources, and research capabilities of academic institutions to create meaningful and lasting change.

Benefits of Membership

As an institutional member of the STAR Scholars Network, all of the faculty, postdocs, and graduate students at your institution will enjoy the benefits of individual membership for just $1,000 USD per year. Your institution will enjoy a range of benefits that align with our mission to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through cross-border collaboration:

Multidisciplinary Collaboration

By joining our global network, your institution can forge cross-border partnerships and bring together scholars and experts from diverse disciplines. This multidisciplinary approach enables the development of holistic solutions to complex issues such as poverty reduction, climate action, and sustainable cities, directly contributing to the achievement of the SDGs.

Knowledge Exchange

Membership provides a platform for the exchange of knowledge, best practices, and innovative ideas. Through cross-border collaboration, your institution will benefit from shared insights and experiences, leading to more effective interventions and strategies that align with the cultural and socioeconomic contexts of different regions.

Capacity Building

Our network plays a critical role in capacity building by offering training programs and sharing educational resources. Through cross-border connections, your institution has the opportunity to strengthen academic capacities, enhance research capabilities, and empower faculty, staff, and students to become active participants in achieving the SDGs.

Inclusive Engagement

Our network fosters inclusive engagement by involving a wide range of stakeholders, including policymakers, industry leaders, civil society, and local communities. This inclusive approach ensures that diverse perspectives are considered in our initiatives, leading to sustainable solutions that meet the needs of all members of society.

Joint Research Initiatives

Membership in the STAR Scholars Network drives progress towards the SDGs by facilitating joint research initiatives that address global challenges. By pooling intellectual resources and research facilities, your institution can collaborate on cutting-edge studies that contribute to evidence-based policymaking and drive sustainable development.

Join our global Community

Join us and build connections with a global network of academic professionals while gaining the knowledge and resources needed to advance your institution’s commitment to a sustainable and equitable future.

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