UNILAK and Yonsei University pave a path of collaboration through MoU signing

UNILAK and Institute for Poverty Alleviation and International Development (IPAID) of Yonsei University, located at Wonju in South Korea joined hands on July 27, 2023, to mark the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

The agreement aims to enhance collaborative efforts in various academic areas and strengthen the bonds between the two esteemed institutions. The MoU, set to last for five years and automatically renewable at its expiration, signifies a new era of knowledge sharing and mutual growth.

The signing ceremony took place at UNILAK Kigali campus, where esteemed representatives from both universities came together to celebrate the momentous occasion. With a shared vision of advancing education, research, and innovation, the MoU outlines a comprehensive framework for cooperation.

One of the key objectives of the MoU is to facilitate joint research projects between the two universities. Moreover, the agreement emphasizes the importance of academic seminars, workshops, and conferences organized in collaboration.

The MoU also focuses on nurturing student programs, catering to both graduate and undergraduate students. Through this partnership, students from both universities will have access to enhanced educational opportunities, allowing them to broaden their horizons and gain exposure to diverse perspectives.

Additionally, the agreement highlights a commitment to exchange publications and research findings. This collaboration in scholarly publishing will ensure that the knowledge generated by researchers at both universities reaches a broader audience, promoting the dissemination of cutting-edge research globally.

Furthermore, the MoU seeks to provide support for capacity building initiatives.

During the signing ceremony, both universities expressed their enthusiasm for this new era of collaboration. They acknowledged that the MoU represents an invaluable opportunity to harness their respective strengths and create a positive impact on the academic landscape at the regional and global levels.