The University of Zambia (UNZA) has entered into a bilateral co-operation agreement with Jiangsu University (JU) from the People’s Republic of China.
The signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) will see UNZA and JU collaborate in academic and joint research activities.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Minister of Higher Education, Brian Mushimba assured the two universities of Government’s support and commitment towards the successful execution of the collaborative partnership.
Meanwhile, UNZA Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Luke Mumba, said the signed MoU would allow UNZA and JU to cooperate in the development, promotion of research, teaching and technological development.
Prof. Mumba stated that the partnership would also allow for exchange of academic staff, scholars and students.
Prof. Mumba said that the collaboration will also promote cooperation in areas around sponsoring research seminars, training workshops and exchange of research publications and information.
He has reaffirmed UNZAs commitment to working with strategic partners in realising its three educational pillars of teaching, research and community service.