MAJU and Khazar University, Azerbaijan signed MOU for academic cooperation

Karachi, September 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi (MAJU) and Khazar University, Baku, Azerbaijan have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for academic cooperation with each other. From MAJU Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, Dr. Kamran Azim and Rector, Khizar University, Dr. Hassan Niknafs have signed MOU. This agreement is based on the reciprocity principle and expresses the genuine interest of both universities in exchanging students, Scholars, academic information and dual degree programs, in the hope and belief that such programs and international education at both institutions will be substantially enhanced.

As per MOU, MAJU and Khazar University besides exchanging students and Faculty / staff will encourage the development and implementation of visiting scholars/tutors, cultural exchange, cooperative / collaborative research projects, cooperative (joint and double) degree and joint summer programs at respective campuses. Both Universities will cooperate for short term training programs/ projects and service learning programs, cooperative and exchange lecturing plans and lecture content, conferences and seminars, academic supervision of graduate /post-graduate students.

Both universities recognize that the implementation of this MOU will depend on the development of specific faculty and student interest, as well as availability of financial and physical resources. Both institutions acknowledge the principle that knowledge generated in the course of academic research, should remain available for future research and teaching and if possible, should be used for public advancement. As per MOU in the event of students exchange, specific arrange for payment of related expenses, including round-trip travel, board, lodging, tuition and health insurance will be agreed upon by both universities in advance. The term of this agreement shall be five academic years i.e. 2018 to 2023.

For more information, contact:
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU)
22-E, Block-6, PECHS, Karachi – 75400, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-111-87-87-87, 34311325-6
Fax: +92-21-34311327