On 06th November 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Islamic University of Maldives – IUM and the The Maldives National University (MNU). The MoU was signed by the Chancellor of IUM, Dr. Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed and the Vice Chancellor of MNU, Dr. Ali Fawaz Shareef.
The signing of the MoU is expected to enable the two parties to collaborate more closely on activities and issues of common interest, as well as to further develop partnerships in Education sector.
As well as sharing expertise, both Universities will work together on the promotion and organization of workshops, conferences and training seminars, the development of projects, and the dissemination of activities through publications, workshops and conferences. It is anticipated that cooperation will focus on several areas including providing Interlibrary loans for the benefit of students and staff, participation in professional development activities organised by the other Party that may be relevant to academic or administrative staff. The MoU signing ceremony was attended by the Heads, Deans and academic staff of IUM and MNU.