The Institute for Transtextual and Transcultural Studies is a research institute. The current director of The Institute for Transtextual and Transcultural Studies is Gregory B. Lee. This research institute is network operating in a transdisciplinary and focus on cultural representation. Sponsers of this institute is the trilingual academic journal Transtext (e) s-Transcultures: A Journal of Global Cultural Studies. This institute is located in the 4th floor of the International House of Languages and Cultures (MILC) 35 rue Raulin - Lyon - 69007 France Telephone: +33 (0) 4 26 31 87 78. The Institute for Transtextual and Transcultural Studies is a member of a several international networks. It is a one of the initiator of a German network. The Institute for Transtextual and Transcultural Studies is a member of the European Parliamentary Technology Assessment Network and UNEP-SETAC Life Cycle Initiative. In this institute 45 Ph.D students, 8 Associate members, 48 Regular members. The Institute for Transtextual and Transcultural studies is affliated with Sun Yat-sen University this is also known as Zhongshan University this is public university in Guangdong. This university is founded in the year of 1924. Sun Yat-sen Campus offers undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technology, medical science, pharmacology and managerial science. This university has a large associated hospital system in mainland china. In 1926 there were 5 National Sun Yat-sen universities in different locations. In 1930 there were 7 schools in the university. This is the first school for graduate students in China. In 1950 colleges, schools and departments were rearranged nationwide. Sun Yat-sen University developed a complete university with the liberal arts and sciences as its strength disciplines. In history, all the Sun Yat-sen Universities were the products of one-party state, based-on the political system with socialism appearances. Statistics in this university: 745 Professors, 820 Associate Professors, 5127 Doctoral Students and 46 Departments. The university covers a 6.17 square kilometers area and has 4 campuses: Guangzhou South Campus, Guangzhou North Campus, Guangzhou East Campus, and Zhuhai Campus.