Science-oriented university with a campus in Hongkou. Originally established by the German government with the German Medical School, Tongji University has since developed engineering, architecture, and business programs. Tongji attaches importance to internationalization and has cooperated with Germany, France, the UK, the USA, Japan, Canada, Italy, Spain and Finland in fields of education, technology and economics. A number of international joint programs have been established between the university and its counterparts in other countries. Examples include the Sino-German College for Graduate Study and Sino-German College of Applied Sciences, which are sponsored by the Chinese and German governments; the Sino-Italian Campus, which is sponsored by the Chinese and Italian governments; the Sino-French Institute of Engineering and Management, which is run in cooperation with Paris Tech in France; Tongji-UNEP Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development, linked with the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme); and the Tongji-Australian Institute of Technology.