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HIT enters into MoU with Gachon University of South Korea

The Harare Institute of Technology has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on the exchange of faculty, scholars, students, academic information and mat erials with Gachon University of South Korea, effective from 12 December 2016.

The Memorandum of Understanding will run for an initial five-year period and will be automatically renewed on an annual basis thereafter, unless terminated or replaced with a new agreement.

This MoU is focused on enhancing mutual understanding between the two institutions faculties/Schools, scholars and students through the promotion of exchange of scholars, lecturers, researchers or staff, undergraduate and postgraduate students, academic information and materials, periodic exchange of academic publications, organisation of joint research, joint conferences and other academic exchanges agreed by both universities.

Gachon University Gachon University is officially acknowledged as the "university with the greatest potential for growth in South Korea. It is an ambitious and exuberant university teeming with relentlessly challenging spirits. It is a magnet for outstanding high school graduates from around the country and it has been producing many outstanding academic papers written by young professors. The University has also been the birthplace of countless patents, both applied and registered in South Korea and overseas, and has won a succession of research projects.

Gachon University is located on the outskirts of Seoul. The University incubates and nurtures challenging leaders who are full of knowledge, thinking skills, adventurous spirits, curiosity, big hearts, and positive energy. It is one of world’s prestigious global educational institutes.

The current structure of Gachon University is the result of a merger between four existing universities. Gachon University of Medicine and Science and Gachon-gil College merged in 2007, Kyungwon University and Kyungwon College merged in 2007, and Gachon University of Medicine and Science and Kyungwon University merged in 2012. It has has three campuses for undergraduates, the Global Campus located in Seongnam, satellite campuses on Ganghwa Island and in Yeonsu-dong, and the School of Medicine in Guwol-dong, Namdong-gu, Incheon, South Korea. Gachon University signed a strategic partnership with Hawaii Pacific to allow students to study abroad.