Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) signed MOUs with three World Class Chinese Universities viz Open University of Hongkong (OUHK), Human Normal University (HNU) and Qingdav Technological University Qindao college. The 3 institutions have identified various areas of common interest, announced Prof. PR Ramanujam, Pro Vice Chancellor, IGNOU. Development and sharing of course material and services for life long learning shall be a major area among IGNOU and 3 Chinese Universities. The Universities will start a cooperative programme with IGNOU in teaching, scientific research, faculty and student exchange. IGNOU and three Universities shall exchange books, learning resources and magazines. As per agreement, universities may accept professors from both the institutions as exchange of teachers to teach in their Universities for the period mutually agreed upon. Universities may also accept students from each other as exchange student to study from each other to study in their Universities for one semester or academic year. They may accept self financed students from IGNOU to study the Chinese language, Culture, History, Fine Arts and other related subjects. Cooperation activities may be carried after mutual consultation and agreement. These 3 Universities and IGNOU shall provide assistance to each other, where possible and practical.