Draft of Memorandum of Understanding
Oregon State University
Whereas the above stated institutions recognize that cooperating would be of mutual benefit and would serve as an indication of continued interest in joint projects , It is agreed that :
1 – Each institution will work to encourage the exchange of faculty for joint teaching and research program.
2- Each institution will work to encourage the enrollment of qualified students in the other s academic program
3- Both institutions will explore for strengthening their relationship and furthering excellence in U.S and Iraqi education
4- Both institutions will work toward developing a formal, official Memorandum of Agreement in a later date.
5- Both institution agree to academic exchanges in various areas of education, research, and extension as well as exchange of academic materials and other information.
6- Both institutions will make every effort to exchange faculty scholars, and students as well as educational, research, and extension materials appropriate to the areas of collaboration
7-Specific details of exchanges noted above will be negotiated between the institution subjects of the approval of each institution.
8- This MOU shall commence on the date of latest signature and be in effect for five years , at which time it shall be reviewed for possible extension .
9- this MOU shall have joint research activities and Special short – term academic programs.
10- Both institutions shall participate in seminars and academic meetings.
11. Either institution may terminate this MOU by written notification signed by the appropriate official of the institution initiating the notice . However , such notification must be received by the other institution at least six months prior to the effective date of termination.
12 -Both institutions shall organize the program of research scholarship for M.Sc students of scientific and linguistic fields for 1-3 months in native country and PhD students of all fields for 1-3 months for humanitarian fields and for 1-6 months of scientific fields and Prof supervisors for 1 month.
13- This MOU shall be written in English language .
Dr.Edward Ray Prof.Dr Nabeel H . Alaaraji
Oregon State University University of Babylon