Institution Renamed: Caspian State University of Technologies and Engineering (Kazakhstan)

In 2018, Yessenov University became the official English name of the Kazakhstan institution Caspian State University of Technologies and Engineering named after Sh. Yessenov (Каспийский государственный университет технологий и инжиниринга имени Ш. Есенов

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Institution Renamed: Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (India)

According to the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University has been renamed Pandit Deendayal Energy University, with effect from 18 January 2021. This private university was established by an act of the state of G

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China: 13 independent colleges upgraded to higher education institutions

The Department of Development Planning of China’s Ministry of Education recently approved 13 independent colleges to be upgraded to undergraduate-level higher education institutions. Among the 13 independent colleges, 6 were merged with vocational colleg

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Donetsk State Music Academy split (Ukraine)

In 2014, when the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine declared independence from Ukraine, a number of institutions from Donetsk relocated to regions still under Ukrainian jurisdiction. However, in some cases, institutions under the same names continued to

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Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women established (India)

In 2013, Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT) in Delhi, India was upgraded to a state university with the name of Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women. IGIT was established in 1998 as the first women-only engineering college. Prior

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