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International Cooperation 


The ADTCS office is the focal point for international engagements or visits for the CEPS. Much of this work is in cooperation with the SQU International Cooperation Office. Among the matters expected are the following:

  • International visits from universities/institutions/centers to the college for joint collaboration.
  • Joint events with the International Cooperation Office (workshops, symposiums, discussions etc.).
  • Facilitating joint agreements (Letter of Understanding) with international universities (the office’s role is to facilitate the agreement in-cooperation with the International Cooperation Office. However, activation of the agreements is subject to college and departments).

 

Signed Agreements

 

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

The College of Economics and Political Science (CEPS) at SQU and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in Germany have signed a letter of agreement in 2016. The main purpose of the LoA is to exchange students and academic staff. Website: https://www.en.uni-muenchen.de/index.html 

 

 

Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI)


The College of Economics and Political Science (CEPS) at SQU and Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), Member of Islamic Development Bank Group in Saudi Arabia have signed the letter of agreement (LoA) in 2017. Main objectives of the agreement include: (1) Organize the 8th International Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance under the theme “Risk management, Regulations and Supervision” to be held in SQU during December 20 – 21, 2017, (2) IRTI will provide required funding for the conference. Website: http://www.irti.org/English/Pages/default.aspx

 

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences


The College of Economics and Political Science (CEPS) at SQU and Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt, Germany have signed a letter of agreement in 2016. The main purpose of the LoA is to establish academic and educational cooperation between the two parties based upon the principles of mutual benefits. Main cooperation areas include: (1) students exchange program, (2) staff and faculty exchange, and (3) research collaboration. Website: https://www.frankfurt-university.de/en.html

 

University of Plymouth


The College of Economics and Political Science (CEPS) at SQU and University of Plymouth in United Kingdom have signed a letter of agreement in 2018. The main purpose of the LoA is to facilitate discussions between the two parties on specific educational projects/areas of collaboration of mutual benefit and interest. Main cooperation areas include: (1) Collaboration in teaching and research, (2) students, staff and faculty exchange, and (3) explore co-operation in professional certificate and continuing education. Website: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/

 

University of Rijeka, Croatia

The college of Economics and Political Science (CEPS) at SQU and Edith Cowan University in Australia have signed a letter of understanding in 2018. Main objectives for this agreement include the following: (1) students exchange. (2) internships and training. (3) cooperation of academic and administrative staff. (4) Research Collaboration. Website: www.uniri.hr

 

Edith Cowan University, Australia

The college of Economics and Political Science (CEPS) at SQU and Edith Cowan University in Australia have signed a letter of understanding in 2019. Main objectives for this agreement include the following: (1) Articulation and other pathway opportunities, in areas including, but not limited to, Business and Engineering. (2) Student and staff mobility, including study tours, international internships, student exchange and study abroad. (3) Co-ordination of joint or collaborative research projects and development of joint PhD programs. (4) Development of programs and services in specific areas of mutual interest and other collaboration opportunities as may arise. Website: www.ecu.edu.au

 

Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany

The college of Economics and Political Science (CEPS) at SQU and Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany have signed a letter of understanding in 2020. Main objectives for this agreement include the following: (1) exchange of students and visits. (2) Internship and training. (3) Cooperation of academic and administrative staff. (4) Research Collaboration. Website: www.whu.edu