Patna, April 28 (IANS) The Nalanda University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kanazawa University in Japan for academic collaboration, an official said on Friday.
According to the MoU, the two universities will make an effort to promote and develop cooperation in activities like exchange of faculty members, research fellows, students, academic material, publications, information, and undertake joint research projects and symposiums.
The MoU will be in effect for five years.
Kanazawa University is located in Kanazawa, capital of Ishikawa prefecture, and offers various undergraduate and graduate courses.
Nalanda University is coming up in Rajgir, 12 km from where the ancient Nalanda varsity stood till the 12th century when an invading Turkish army razed it.
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