AMU signs MoU with Dutch varsity for academic exchange

By TwoCircles.net News Desk,

New Delhi: Aligarh Muslim University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the INHolland University of Amsterdam for the exchange of students and academic staff between the two Universities along with joint activities in the area of course development, student internships and higher research.

The MoU was signed when a high power delegation of INHolland University visited AMU to explore the prospects of joint activities in the field of educational and cultural research and training. The visiting delegation comprised of Mr. Cor de Raadt, Dean Faculty of Education, Mrs. Rimke van der Veer, Assistant of Dean, Faculty of Theology, Mr. Rasit Bal, Head of the Department of Islamic Studies, Maulana Mohammed Taheer Wagid Hosain, Imam and Lecturer (Representative of Indian native Muslims) and Aehmed Nazir Khan Joemnan, Member of the Supervisory Road Mosques, Representative of Indian Mosques in Netherlands.


Prof. Saud Alam Qasmi interacting with a delegation of Nederland

“The memorandum of understanding aimed at providing opportunity to the students of both the universities to learn each other’s language, culture, religion and the sociology of home and host countries and to encourage exchange programme between the two universities,” said Dr Rahat Abrar, PRO, AMU.

Prof. Saud Alam Qasmi, Dean, Faculty of Theology interacted with the delegation and signed the Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the AMU. Prof. Abul Kalam Qasmi, Department of Urdu, Dr. Shakeel Samdani, Coordinator, General Education Centre and Dr. Tauqueer Alam Falahi also remained present in the interactive session. Dr. Shakeel Samdani discussed various aspects of cultural exchange between the two universities.


AMU Vice Chancellor Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis with the members of delegation of Nederland

Later the delegation met with the AMU Vice Chancellor Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis and discussed with him the areas of interest that the two universities may jointly explore for higher learning and research.

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