Important Agreement Considerations

Before initiating a new MOU or another type of international agreement, VCU faculty and administrators are asked to first carefully consider the following questions:

Questions to consider in developing a Memorandum of Understanding or Specific Agreement:

Student interest
Faculty interest
Overlap with existing partnerships:
Partner institutional capacity
Outcomes and expected level of activity:
Institutional monitoring
As a general rule, if any of the following elements is lacking, an agreement or MOU should not be signed
Process of Developing an International Partnership Agreement (or Memorandum of Understanding)


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