The consortium will focus on the following areas for collaborative activities:

  • Undergraduate Student Mobility: i.e. traditional one-to-one student exchange, hybrid exchange (various combinations of individuals being exchanged), summer programs, short-term study abroad, etc.
  • Graduate Study: i.e. joint research, use of lab facilities, mentor/mentee programs, dissertation writing support, etc.
  • Faculty Collaboration: i.e. joint research, joint paper writing, co-developing conferences, curriculum development, distance learning, etc.

Scholarly Areas of Proposed Collaboration

  1. Research-based Education and Community Service
  2. Creative industry
  3. Tropical Disease Research & Traditional Medicine
  4. Climate change
  5. Urban Studies
  6. Biotechnology & Nanotechnology
  7. Sustainable Development & Environment
  8. Arts, Religion, and Hospitality
  9. Democracy and Pluralism
  10. Entrepreneurship