Named after the 17th century businessman and philanthropist, Robert Gordon University (RGU) aims to provide accessible education and enhanced opportunities to everyone across society. Today, this Scottish institution offers a wide range of courses across its 11 schools including online degrees as well as traditional taught courses in diverse subjects as Design, Management, Biomedical sciences, Architecture, and Engineering. In fact, it ranks 1st in the UK for food sciences and graduate prospects in pharmacy and pharmacology (The Times Good University Guide, 2018) and 1st for teaching quality in Architecture (The Times Good University Guide, 2018). Additionally, most of RGU’s undergraduate and graduate courses, such as the RIBA and ARB accredited Master of Architecture, carry professional accreditation from various bodies and combine theory with practical applications offering students a competitive edge in the job market.

Located in the lively city of Hamburg, Brand Academy is a unique brand design and communication school offering practice-oriented teaching in an interactive multicultural environment. At the Brand Academy, students learn in practical situations and small classes, guaranteeing intensive personal support and enabling its graduates to successfully kickstart their careers. Categorized as a university of applied sciences, it is the first government recognized and internationally accredited university to solely focus on branding through its Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses. With its emphasis on innovation and curiosity, Brand Academy combines scientific research with many industry collaborations allowing students to complete their academic experience with practice-oriented internships.