The University of Halabja (UoH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Évora in Portugal, marking a significant milestone in UoH's academic expansion efforts. The MoU is part of UoH's initiative to establish academic partnerships with renowned universities worldwide with a particular focus on Europe.
Both universities are already partners within the APPRAIS Project, which is an EU funded project withing Erasmus+ program aiming to enhance the governance, strategic planning, and management of higher education institutions, with a specific emphasis on improving the capabilities of human resources and suggesting a reform for the local higher education system through the implementation of the Bologna process..
The MoU outlines various fields for potential collaboration between the two institutions including developing joint research projects, post-graduate or research study programmes, and the exchange of professors, researchers, and students in general. Additionally, both universities may organize courses and seminars, exchange bibliographical material and publications, and collaborate on Masters' and Doctor's degree projects.
The broad scope of collaboration creates numerous opportunities for academic exchange and cooperation between UoH and the University of Évora, with the potential to contribute significantly to the advancement of knowledge and research in their respective fields.
The International Academic Relations Office (IRO) at UoH has been proactively pursuing academic partnerships with universities worldwide. The signing of the MoU with the University of Évora is an important step for UoH to strengthen its position as an emerging institution in the region and provide valuable opportunities for its students and academic staff members.
UoH is committed to pursuing further partnerships with universities worldwide, and the MoU with the University of Évora is just the beginning. This collaboration is an excellent opportunity for both institutions to enhance their academic offerings and expand their academic capabilities, enabling UoH students and faculty members to exchange knowledge and expertise with their peers in Europe.