Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has signed memorandum of understanding (MoUs) with three renowned Chinese Universities viz Open University of Hongkong (OUHK), Human Normal University (HNU) and Qingdav Technological University Qindao college.
The three institutions have identified various areas of common interest, announced Prof. PR Ramanujam, Pro Vice Chancellor, IGNOU. According to the agreement, IGNOU will collaborate with the three Chinese Universities on faculty, student exchange programmes, development and sharing of course material and services for lifelong learning.
The universities may accept professors from both the institutions as exchange of teachers to teach in their Universities for the period mutually agreed upon. Universities may also accept students from each other as exchange student to study from each other to study in their Universities for one semester or academic year.
They may accept self financed students from IGNOU to study the Chinese language, Culture, History, Fine Arts and other related subjects.