Brac University signed an agreement on academic cooperation with the University of Lincoln recently, the first of its kind to be undertaken by a university from Bangladesh with this reputed educational institution.
Professor Vincent Chang, the vice-chancellor of Brac University, signed the agreement with Professor Neal Juster, the vice-chancellor of University of Lincoln, said a press release.
The signing took place while Professor Chang was visiting the University of Lincoln on an invitation.
The agreement would enable Brac University students to start their Bachelors of Business Administration degree at Brac University and finish it at University of Lincoln, with scholarship.
It also centres on promotion of joint research and publication, student, administrative staff and faculty mobility between the two institutions; opportunities for joint initiatives to pursue each institution's mission and vision, joint PhD supervision and support for faculty of Brac Business School and support for progression to postgraduate programs at the University of Lincoln, the press release added.
As part of continuous drive towards internationalisation, Brac University has recently entered into meaningful collaboration arrangements with a number of reputed international institutions.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Vincent Chang was recently invited to visit Princeton University, where he met with Princeton University President Professor Christopher Eisgruber and its top academic officials and collaboration potentials between the two universities were discussed.
Brac University has also embarked on collaborations with well reputed international universities like University of Kent and California NorthState University.