Unimor Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 4 Universities and Institutions from South Korea

To enhance opportunities in international scope, Timor University (Unimor) together with seven universities from the Eastern Region of Indonesia signed a collaboration in the fields of education, research, and community service with four universities and institutions from South Korea. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing activity which was coupled with a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) took place in the Ballroom of the Santika Premiere Hotel Ambon on Friday (22/09/2023).

The MoU and FGD activities initiated by Pattimura University Ambon were also attended by Borneo University, Nusa Cendana University, Cendrawasih University, Papua University, Khairun University, and Musamus University. Unimor’s new international cooperation partners from South Korea are Jungwon University, Kyungdong University, Sehan University, Mokpo Science University, and Busan Indonesia Centre.

The Chancellor of Unimor, Dr.Ir.Stefanus Sio., M.P, expressed his feelings of happiness and pride in the collaboration between Unimor and four universities and institutions from South Korea. “As a new state university located in the Republic of Indonesia (RI) – the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste (RDTL) border area, we are grateful for being accepted to collaborate with parties from abroad,” said the Chancellor.

“This is in accordance with university regulations and curricula, in which each university must collaborate with universities at home and abroad to increase and enrich knowledge and competence. “Therefore, we at the border are ready to implement this MoU,” said the Chancellor.

Several important cooperation agendas agreed between Unimor and four universities and institutions from South Korea, namely the Unimor student exchange program, especially from the Nursing Study Program to universities in South Korea. Furthermore, the Unimor lecturer exchange program to universities in South Korea, research, and community service programs as well as international publications between four universities in South Korea and Unimor.

Apart from that, further study programs for doctoral lecturers from eight universities from Indonesia that took part in the signing of the MoU are ready to be accepted at four universities in South Korea. Then, in regards to international seminar activities held by eight universities in Indonesia, lecturers from South Korea are ready to be the main speakers of these activities. For research, community service, and publication, four Korean universities have agreed to collaborate between their lecturers and lecturers from Indonesia. Reagrding the student exchange program, four universities from South Korea are willing to accept and welcome students from Indonesia.

It is expected that this collaboration could lead us to advance competencies with leading capacities and unwavering dedication to develop unprecedented academic progress so that we can make more real contributions to the progress of the nation.

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