Aligarh Muslim University ties up with American universitiesAugust 16th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Aug 16 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has tied up with the Washington University Law School and the Johns Hopkins University to offer several academic programmes to its students, university officials said Saturday. “The academic tie-up will help us in providing better career opportunities to our students,” AMU spokesperson Rahat Abrar told IANS.
Following the academic partnership, students and faculty exchange programmes would now be started among the three educational institutions, he added.
The academic exchange programmes are likely to be started from the next academic session, the varsity officials said.
AMU Vice-Chancellor P.K. Abdul Azis is in the US to sign memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with seven US universities with an aim of opening new educational and job opportunities for AMU students and scholars.
Addressing a gathering of AMU alumni in Washington Professor Azis said: “The academic standard of AMU is showing upward trend and plans are underway to upgrade research and library facilities and the infrastructure of the university.”