Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for academic cooperation. Through the MoU, both the universities will exchange knowledge, academic programmes, research and other activities.
The MoU was signed by AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah and Chancellor of University of Sharjah, Professor Hamid Al Naimy. The formal agreement between the two universities will lead the way for international academic cooperation in terms of exchange of faculty members, research scholars and students.
The MoU, besides having joint educational programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate and post-doctorate levels will also pave the for the two universities in joint research activities and meetings concerning education and research.
According to a official communiqué, the two universities will also exchange educational materials, research, publications, scientific information, residency training programmes, fellowships, entrepreneurship and business and technology incubators under the MoU.
AMU Vice Chancellor, General Shah said that the MoU shall facilitate networking and support collaboration between the two parties’ educational programes, research centres, institutes and affiliated hospitals associated with each party.
He added that for each project of collaboration, both parties shall discuss and agree on the objectives, implementation and any financial arrangements related to the project.