IBEI signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the AKU-ISMC
IBEI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC), a higher education institution focusing on research, publications, graduate studies, and outreach; engaging locally and internationally on questions and debates regarding historic and contemporary affairs of Muslim cultures and societies.
The MoU, starting this February 1st, 2022, and finishing next February 1st, 2025, promotes and encourages cooperative relations between AKU-ISMC and IBEI and seeks to develop academic and cultural exchange along the lines of higher education, research, and public outreach in a mutually beneficial association.
The agreement includes joint summer and/or winter programmes, research projects, and curriculum innovation and teaching projects. It also covers exchange of publications, faculty as well as students and extends to offering AKU-ISMC students internship opportunities. This is in addition to organising joint cultural programmes and outreach activities, including conferences.