The Inter University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Pakistan (IUCPSS) and the American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS) will sign an agreement to extend cooperation and undertake collaborative efforts for promotion of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities and Business Education in Pakistan.
The MoU will signed on August 24 (Friday) at University of Gujrat with the focus on promoting cooperation between Pakistani universities and US academia, improving the state of social sciences and humanities related disciplines by enhancing collaborative research and scholarship and sharing information and use of resources more efficiently.
The MoU will help provide increased services to Pakistani universities and social science research community at US and Pakistani academic institutions.
According to the details, though this agreement, the AIPS in collaboration with HEC and IUCPSS (Pakistan‘s first ever inter university alliance formed by 9 leading higher education institutions HEIs) will organize doctoral dissertation writing workshops in for Pakistani students.
The AIPS will support and facilitate the mission of IUCPSS to form a National Social Science Research Council in Pakistan and will assist IUCPSS with the process and programming of it.
The AIPS will use its US institutional membership (consortium of 32 affiliated universities) to encourage and motivate junior and senior research scholars and faculty members to conduct academic research in affiliation with IUCPSS.