UAlberta is a member of WUN—an international higher education and research network of 23 member universities in 13 countries on 6 continents that focuses complex and urgent global challenges. WUN membership provides international collaboration opportunities and gives UAlberta, the province and country, an international platform and representation to share its research expertise, capacity, capability and contributions.
WUN and its members, work with organizations around the world including the United Nations Foundation, World Bank, OECD and the World Health Organization, other academic institutions, government, international agencies, foundations and industry. WUN is the most active international higher education and research network, and has over 85 active research initiatives, involving of 2,000 researchers and students. WUN research focuses on four themes: