The Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kansai University (KU), Japan, on 30 June, 2016.
The MoU was signed between the two institutions at Kansai University in Osaka, Japan, between Prof. Harushige Kusumi, President, KU and Dasho Nidup Dorji, Vice Chancellor, RUB. Dasho Nidup Dorji was accompanied by Dr. Andu Dukpa, Director of Jigme Namgyel Engineering College, Dewathang.
Within the framework of the MoU, the two universities will be able to engage in academic exchange programmes of staff and students, exchange of academic materials, and organization of joint research programmes.
The MoU will also provide KU and RUB students and staff the opportunity to exchange culture and enhance understanding between Japan and Bhutan through the cultural immersion experience.
Signed for a period of five years, the MoU is effective from the date of signing of the agreement and is subject to renewal based on the interest between the institutions.