Current members

Escuela Superior Politiecnica Del Litorial (ESPOL)EcuadorESPOL is committed to being the leader and benchmark for higher education in Latin America, creating professionals and leaders with strong moral and ethical values who can contribute to improving social, economic, environmental and political well-being.
Mahidol UniversityThailandMahidol University is one of Thailand’s most prestigious universities and has an international reputation for its achievements in teaching, research, international academic collaboration and professional services.
The National Institute of Amazonian Research (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia or INPA)BrazilThe National Institute of Amazonian Research (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia or INPA) is a public educational and research institution in Manaus, Brazil.  Its purpose is to provide further knowledge about the Brazilian Amazon Region.
James Cook UniversityAustraliaJames Cook University is one of the world’s leading institutions, and is dedicated to creating a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide through graduates and discoveries that make a difference.
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LTSM)EnglandThe Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine was the first institution in the world dedicated to tropical disease, and remains a leader in the fight against infectious, debilitating and disabling diseases.  A registered charity, LTSM works in over 60 countries to improve the health of the world’s poorest people, and to bring research innovation and scientific breakthroughs from the lab to those most in need.
Nanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeNanyang Technological University is a research-intensive university with globally acknowledged strengths in science and engineering.
Organisation for Tropical StudiesCosta RicaThe Organisation for Tropical Studies was founded in 1963 to provide leadership in education, research and the responsible use of natural resources in the Tropics. It is a non-profit consortium of 63 universities and research institutions from the United States, Latin America and Australia.
University of Hawaii (Mānoa)United States of AmericaUniversity of Hawaii (Mānoa) is a research university of international standing offering an array of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees.
University of NairobiKenyaUniversity of Nairobi is the pioneer institution of tertiary education in Kenya and the broader region. It has diversified academic programmes and specialisations in sciences, applied sciences, technology, humanities, social sciences and the arts.
University of Papua New GuineaPapua New GuineaUniversity of Papua New Guinea is the largest university in Papua New Guinea, offering the most comprehensive range of courses. It is dedicated to the pursuit, advancement and dissemination of knowledge, understanding and wisdom.
University of the South PacificFijiUniversity of the South Pacific is the premier institution of higher learning for the Pacific region, and is located in a region of the Tropics characterised by great physical, social and economic diversity.

Past members

National University of SingaporeSingaporeThe National University of Singapore is a leading global university centred in Asia. It is Singapore’s flagship university offering a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.
University of CopenhagenDenmarkUniversity of Copenhagen is the largest institution of research and education in Denmark, and is tasked to ’conduct research and provide further education to the highest academic level’.