|The European University Association (EUA) represents more than 800 universities and national rectors' conferences in 48 European countries.|
|The Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) provides the general quality framework for European and international cooperation activities a higher education institution may carry out within Erasmus+.|
|The DAAD is the world's largest funding organization for the international exchange of students and scientists.|
|The HRK (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz) is a voluntary alliance of state and state-recognized universities in Germany.|
The GATE-Germany consortium supports German universities in positioning themselves internationally through services and expertise in the field of marketing.
|In November 2009, the HRK General Assembly adopted a national code for foreign studies at German universities. The code was drawn up in a joint working group of HRK and DAAD within the framework of Gate Germany.|
|The Observatory is a signatories’ association, independent from political organisations or interest groups.The signatory universities commited to comply with the principles of the Magna Charta Universitatum.|
|The Franco-German University (DFH) is an institution under international law founded in 1997 by Germany and France, financed on an equal footing and with its own legal personality.|