A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed among University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, in order to enhance relations between the two universities and to develop academic and cultural interchange in the areas of education, research and other activities, agree to cooperate and work together towards the internationalization of higher education.
The areas of cooperation included any program offered at either university that is felt to be desirable and feasible for the development and strengthening of cooperative relationships between the two universities. However, any specific program can be subject to mutual consent, availability of funds, and approval by each university.
Main objectives are,
- Exchange of faculty members
- Exchange of students
- Joint research projects
- Joint conferences
- Joint cultural programs
This agreement shall be effective upon approval by both parties and shall remain in effect for an initial period of five years. Thereafter it shall be automatically renewed from year to year, however, after the initial five-year period either university may terminate the agreement at the end of a given year by fiving six-month notice of such intent in writing.