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Pakistan’s IBA and China’s Shanghai University to offer Joint Master’s Program

Pakistan’s IBA and China’s Shanghai University to offer Joint Master’s Program

CPEC is creating close linkages between the Pakistani and Chinese educational sectors

Institute of Business Administration Karachi and Shanghai University China have joined their hands to offer collaboratively “Master of Finance” Program.

IBA, one of the premiere Pakistani universities has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SILC Business School of Shanghai University, which is one of the oldest and leading research universities of China.

During the visit, Dean & Director IBA Dr. Farrukh Iqbal, on behalf of IBA Karachi signed an MoU with Prof. Jin Donghan, President Shanghai University China, to collaboratively offer a “Master of Finance” program between IBA Karachi and Shanghai University China.

The objective of this MoU is to develop and foster a mutually beneficial relationship between the two universities and cooperate in all academic fields and programs offered at these universities. This MoU will be helpful in carrying out following activities under its umbrella:

  1. a) Exchange of undergraduates and post-graduates
  2. b) Exchange of faculty members and researchers
  3. c) Joint research activities
  4. d) Participation in summer schools

Dr. Farrukh Iqbal and Dr. Nasir Afghan, Assistant Professor & Director MBA Program IBA, also participated in ‘The 2nd Belt and Road Initiative University Presidents’ Forum’ at Shanghai University.

Focusing on the theme, ‘Innovative Talent Development in University’, the forum brought together eminent educationists and academics from the countries across the proposed belt; providing an excellent platform to exchange insights and to encourage collaboration on agendas, such as university development and innovative talent development.

Shanghai University has international exchanges and cooperation programs with many global universities and has established academic links and cooperation with dozens of foreign universities, including faculty and student exchanges. Currently, over 3,000 international students are studying on Shanghai University campuses.

About Saqlain Naqvi

Saqlain Naqvi is an Islamabad-based journalist who has also worked in PR sector previously.
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