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CUCG, Signs A Memorandum Of Understanding With Catholic University Of Applied Sciences North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

On the Tuesday, November 28, 2017, the Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre signed a memorandum of understanding on the main campus at Fiapre with Catholic University of Applied Sciences North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The MoU was signed on behalf of CUCG by Professor Daniels Obeng-Ofori the Vice-Chancellor whilst Professor Dr. Hans Hobelsberger the Vice-Chancellor of KatHO NRW signed on behalf of his University. ’’.

The main thrust of the MoU borders on institutional and Faculty development. This would among other things include staff and student exchange programmes which would give students and faculty of both institutions the needed exposure to experience and share knowledge in a mutually exclusive different cultural settings. Further, this collaboration would promote effective exchange of information, teaching and learning materials, scientific publications and the promotion of collaborative research activities.
Again, the collaboration would promote exchange of interns from both institutions. This means, CUCG students would be given the opportunity to have their internships in identified institutions and agencies in Germany whilst KatHO NRW students would also have the opportunity to undertake internship in Ghana under the supervision of CUCG faculty. The above notwithstanding, there would be exchange of academic programmes which would lead to curriculum enhancement.
The five (5) year MoU would obviously promote effective sister collaboration and enhance the internationalization of CUCG which is a key component of the revitalization and rebranding agenda of CUCG. International visibility is a critical factor in the ranking of academic institutions.
After the signing ceremony, the two institutions exchanged commemorative gifts

Published on: 6th Dec., 2017.

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