In addition to the 4 universities being the core partners and forming the ME3 consortium, ME3 has connections to numerous universities around the world. These partnerships (associated partners) enable top quality professors from around the world to supervise projects and conduct guest lectures in the ME3 programme. These partnerships also provide opportunities for students to do their master's thesis in one of the associate partners' institutions.

Cranfield University (United Kingdom)

IIT Dehli (India)

Politehnica University of Bucarest (Romania)

Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia)

University of Ngaoundéré (Cameroon)

University Simon Bolívar (Venezuela)

University of Tartu (Estonia)

Université de Ziguinchor (Senegal)