Foreign Collaborations / MOUs

MOU with University of Wollongong, Australia

In order to promote advancement of academic and educational exchanges, the two universities signed the MOU as follows:

Within fields that are generally acceptable, the following general forms of cooperation will be pursued:

Encouragement of academic and staff visits,

Development of joint teaching programs,

Development of joint research activities and publications,

Participation in seminars and academic meetings,

Exchange of academic materials and other relevant information,

Exchange of graduate students for short-term visits.

 

MOU with Universitat Rovira Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

For student and staff exchange and mutual knowledge dissemination:

CLAUSES

One.

Mobility programmes for teaching and research staff and administrative and technical staff

 1.    For one academic year, each institution agrees to accept a specific number of members from the other institution for a specific number of months. The terms of this agreement are specified in the annex that is attached to this agreement.

 2.    Both institutions agree to try to ensure that there is equal mobility of teaching and research staff and administrative and technical staff from each institution to the other.

 3.    Both institutions will provide information regarding accommodation to the personnel who participate in the exchange. The cost of accommodation and any other costs arising from the mobility will be met by the participating teaching and research staff or the administrative and technical staff, unless alternative funding for these costs is specified.

 

4.    The visiting members must have access to the services provided for the teaching and research staff and the administrative and technical staff of the host institution under the same conditions as the aforementioned members of the host institution, provided that the use of these services is related to the activities that the visiting members are engaged in at the host institution.

 5.    Staff participating in mobility programmes within the framework of this exchange programme must present the relevant documentation that demonstrates that they have health insurance cover They must also provide documentation that demonstrates that they have civil liability insurance.

Two:

Student mobility

 1.    For one academic year, each institution agrees to accept up to a specific number of students from the other institution for up to a specific number of months. The terms of this agreement are specified in the annex that is attached to this agreement.

 2.    Both institutions agree to try to ensure that there is equal mobility of students from each institution to the other.

3.    Both institutions agree to take responsibility for selecting the students who are to benefit from the mobility programme within the framework of this agreement. The students must enrol in their home institution.

4.    At least two months before the start of each academic year each institution will inform the other of the names of the exchange student and of the duration of their visit, and will provide a summary of their planned activities. In all cases, this period will be sufficient to allow each institution to administer the exchange students' visits in accordance with its own academic calendar.

5.     Both institutions will provide the documentation that the students need to adequately carry out their studies and so that these studies can be subsequently recognized at the students' home institution. Both institutions will offer a suitable programme of studies for the exchange students. The mobility coordinators of each course will provide the exchange students with advice and assistance. These study programmes will have a fixed assessment system. Each institution will appoint a member of its staff who will ensure that the agreement is executed correctly.

6.    Courses carried out by URV students within the framework of this agreement will be recognized in accordance with the regulations that govern the recognition of courses for all mobility programmes in which the URV is currently involved. If necessary, additional agreements can be established regarding other aspects of the recognition of courses.

7.    Courses carried out by students from Bankura University within the framework of this agreement will be recognized in accordance with the Indian regulations of the System of Education for all mobility programmes.

 8. In all the aforementioned cases, both institutions will provide the exchange students with information regarding accommodation. The cost of accommodation and any other costs arising from the mobility will be met by the exchange students, unless alternative funding for these costs is specified.

 9. The visiting students must have access to the services provided for students of the host institution under the same conditions as the students of the host institution. Likewise, the visiting students must accept the rules and regulations of the host institution.

10. Both institutions will provide as much assistance as is possible to help the visiting students to integrate.

11. Students participating in the mobility within the framework of this agreement must present the relevant documentation that demonstrates that they have health insurance cover. They must also provide documentation that demonstrates that they have civil liability insurance.