The Regent International Institute of Higher Studies (RIIHS) of Sri-Lanka has partnered with the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), India to offer its academic programmes in Sri-Lanka from January 2007.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
IGNOU will prepare a comprehensive set of modules for the distance learning system and provide to students. The “IGNOU-RIIHS partnership” allow students to pay their course fees as per the SAARC norms on a semester basis. Further, a sufficient number of contact sessions for each course and other required services including effective counseling will be provided by the RIIHS during weekends. RIIHS believes this partnership provides a marvelous opportunity for Sri Lankans.