Institutional Partnerships

Emory has active research and exchange agreements with more than 200 institutions abroad. These agreements, sometimes referred to as memoranda of understanding (MOUs), are signed between universities, governments, or organizations to define the roles and responsibilities of each party. MOUs may serve as the basis for a future legal contract or may simply reflect the basic terms by which the parties agree to work. 

The Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives works with interested faculty and schools to establish these agreements. We also aid in securing official Emory signatures so that the agreements are binding. As with all international work, advanced planning and organization are essential. If you are interested in entering into an international partnership, explore the links below and then contact us to discuss the specifics of the agreement you have in mind.

Please note: Emory expects all agreements to specify a duration and for the parties involved to evaluate the partnership prior to its expansion or renewal.

About MOUs

Learn more about the different kinds of international agreements

Review Emory's guidelines for international agreements

See a list of Emory's partner institutions

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