Building a Strong Partnership with International Partner Institutions
The three stages for building a solid partnership between international partner universities are collaboration management, development program, and strengthening. Collaboration management is needed to tie the partnership between universities. Since the partner universities may have different time zones and cultures, good collaboration is needed. The partnership can be secured by developing programs for its effective implementation. The program can be academic such as student exchange, joint degree, faculty exchange, joint research and publication, international conference, and visiting scholars programs. To have a solid partnership, each university must run the program together. Programs with three or more partners can form a consortium. The consortium in turn can help each university strengthen its collaboration, increase the university ranking, and develop more benefit programs.
Keywords: collaboration management, development program, solid partnerships
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