The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) is a rapidly growing Washington, DC based organization of over 190 academic institutions and other organizations from around the world engaged in addressing global health challenges. CUGH was established in 2008 with generous funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation.

Our Mission

CUGH supports academic institutions and partners to improve the wellbeing of people and the planet through education, research, service, and advocacy.

Our Vision

Supporting the university as a transforming force in global health.

Strategic Goals & Metrics 2018-2023

CUGH’s Board of Directors, Committees and Secretariat have collaborated to develop a set of strategic goals and metrics for the organization. An outline of this along with a covering letter are available below.