/ 4 June 2022

THE MARIANO Marcos State University continues to strengthen its international programs by partnering with North South University in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The Memorandum of Agreement signed by MMSU President Shirley Agrupis and NSU Vice Chancellor Atiqul Islam on June 2 aims to promote academic and research exchanges for five years.

“We are confident that MMSU can contribute to the achievement of your vision to become the center of excellence in higher education,” Agrupis said in her speech.

Under the agreement, both universities will organize international lecturing programs and joint offering of certificate courses.

They will also pursue joint research in fields of mutual interest and conduct academic symposia, workshops, conferences and meetings.

The two institutions will also share their experiences in innovative teaching methods and curriculum design. Faculty and student exchanges, internship and immersion programs will also be undertaken.

NSU is the top private university in Bangladesh. It ranked 215th in the world in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Ranking – Asia 2022.

It offers various degree programs in the fields of business and economics, engineering and physical sciences, humanities and social sciences, and health and life sciences.

Its credits are accepted in most of the reputable universities of the United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and other countries.