Coimbatore based Bharathiar University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Johannesburg to provide cooperation in academic activities.
With the help of the MoU, both the universities will work for the fine blend of academic learning and to get hands on experience in research for the student communities, repots NDTV.
The MoU’s scope include exchange of students and teachers for the purpose of research, teaching and engaging of special courses in their fields of specialisation, student exchange and study abroad programmes.
A press release in this regard by Bharatiar University revealed that the MoU was signed by Prof B Vanitha, Registrar-In-Charge, Bharathiar University and Prof Swart, Dean, Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
The Bharathiar University was established at Coimbatore by the Government of Tamilnadu in February, 1982 under the provision of the Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982). University of Johannesburg (UJ) is the first and only African university admitted to the highly respected consortium of 28 research-intensive universities in the world, Universitas 21 – an important endorsement of the growing international stature of UJ.