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Published by Afterschool.my on Nov 25, 2015, 10:55 am
University of Malaya (UM) recently signed an agreement with Qatar University (QU) for collaboration in education and research.
The five-year agreement signed last Friday includes joint academic and research projects, sharing of academic publications as well as exchange opportunities for students, faculty and administrative staff between the QU College of Shariah and Islamic Studies (CSIS) and UM Academy of Islamic Studies (API).
QU Dean Dr Yousuf Mahmoud al-Siddiqi expressed his firm belief in the collaboration. “Academic and research activities emerging from this agreement will enrich the college’s curriculum, and facilitate collaboration in scientific research, faculty exchange and supervision of graduate projects.”
Vice Chancellor Prof Dato’ Dr Mohamed Amin Jalaludin who represented UM also added that “as a leading research university in the country, University of Malaya is well-positioned to actively spearhead cutting-edge research projects with our many international partners.”
QU Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Dr Humaid al-Midfaa and Dr Jalaludin signed the agreement last Friday.
Also present at the signing ceremony were QU Vice President and Chief Academic Officer Dr Mazen Hasna, QU Dean Dr Yousuf Mahmoud al-Siddiqi and UM Academy of Islamic Studies (API) Director Prof Dato’ Dr Mohamed Yaakub Zulkifli bin Mohamed Yusoff.