The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) is a rapidly growing Washington, DC based organization of over 130 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.

MISSION: CUGH builds interdisciplinary collaborations and facilitates the sharing of knowledge to address global health challenges. It assists members in sharing their expertise across education, research, and service. It is dedicated to creating equity and reducing health disparities everywhere. CUGH promotes mutually beneficial, long-term partnerships between universities in resource-rich and resource-poor countries, developing human capital and strengthening institutions' capabilities to address these challenges. It is committed to translating knowledge into action.

VISION: Supporting the university as a transforming force in global health.

Institutional Membership

Being a member of CUGH brings your institution into a dynamic association of more than 160 organizations globally that participate in CUGH activities. Membership offers distinct and unique advantages to strengthen your contributions to address global challenges. It will augment your institution’s presence in the global health community, facilitate linkages with academic institutions, companies, and governments around the world, and provide access to information about employment, research and training opportunities.