The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding is to promote cooperation in academic and scientific activities between the Regents of The University of Michigan, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo, located in São Paulo, Brazil.
Types of Cooperation
Through this Memorandum of Understanding, the Parties affirm the value of international collaboration and agree to promote various academic and scientific activities that may include, but are not limited to:
- Joint research projects in fields of mutual interests;
- Exchange of academic publications and reports;
- Sharing of experiences in innovative teaching methods and course design;
- Organization of joint symposia, workshops, and conferences;
- Opportunities for faculty development and exchange; and/or,
- Exchange of students and/or research scholars.
This Memorandum of Understanding places no financial obligations or supplementary funding commitments on either Party. Activities will be defined through separate program agreements that detail the specific terms, conditions, and commitment of resources (financial or otherwise) required of each Party.
Terms of this Memorandum of Understanding
This Memorandum of Understanding will become effective upon the date of signature by both Parties and shall remain valid for a period of five (5) years from the date of the last signature, with the understanding that it may be modified by the written mutual consent of both Parties. Either Party may terminate this Memorandum of Understanding with advance written notice to the other Party of at least thirty (30) days.
This Memorandum of Agreement is completed in English and Portuguese, with both versions being equally authentic; in the case of any discrepancy between the two versions, the English version shall prevail.
This Memorandum of Agreement is hereby signed in two (2) copies in each language, with one (1) copy remaining in the possession of each Party.
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Mary Sue Coleman
FUNDAÇÃO DE AMPARO À PESQUISA DO ESTADO DE SÃO PAULO