Kathmandu University News

Visit of the delegation of SNU and signing of Agreement between Kathmandu University and Seoul National University

isms | 04 March, 2010 15:17

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A delegation of Seoul National University (SNU) led by Vice President of International Affairs Prof Hiwon Yoon and the Director of International Affairs, Jeongnam Hwang visited Kathmandu University on March 4, 2010. The purpose of their visit was to explore the possible area of collaborations between the two universities. The delegate had meeting with Vice Chancellor, Registrar and the Deans of the University.  An agreement on SNU-Woongjin Global Multicultural Scholarship for Student Exchange between Kathmandu University and Seoul National University was signed during the meeting. The agreement has the provision for providing scholarship for a candidate selected by KU per year for one year in an identified field of study. The signing of the memorandum of understanding between the two institutions was also discussed during the meeting and agreed. The agreement consist the provision that both the institutions will cooperate for exchange of faculties, staff, resources, joint research projects and other possible collaborative activities. During the meeting, Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University highlighted the features of the university and the vice president expressed the desire and interest of SNU to collaborate with KU. 

Seoul National University is Korea's first national university and among top three universities in South Korea.  It is among the 50 best universities in the world university ranking by Times Higher Education, 2008 and 24th in SCI paper publications.

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