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National Flagship Universities including CNU Promise to Cooperate for Balanced Development and Joint Research in Strategic Technologies

작성자대외협력실 작성일2023.09.15 10:24 조회96

CNU, along with nine other national flagship universities across the country, has decided to establish a closer network for balanced development of nation and research centers in quantum fields.

The Association of National Universities Presidents (KNU10) signed a memorandum of understanding for “Cooperation among National Balanced Development National Universities” on August 16 at Seoul National University, attended by member university presidents and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Lee Joo-ho.

Through this agreement, the 10 universities will build an organic cooperation system based on mutual trust to jointly address national challenges such as creating future national growth drivers, balanced national development, overcoming regional decline, and alleviating polarization. They will collaborate closely to achieve these goals.

In addition, for the sake of further collaboration, the following efforts will be pursued: ▲ Mutual cooperation for balanced national development, ▲ Establishment of education and research networks and sharing of infrastructure between universities, such as the establishment of joint research centers in national strategic technologies such as quantum, bio, and secondary batteries, ▲ Mutual exchange of faculty and research personnel, ▲ Credit and semester exchange and mutual credit recognition, ▲Sharing and exchange cooperation of tangible and intangible assets such as knowledge information resources and lectures, ▲Mutual cooperation for the development of national and regional industries, ▲Planning and carrying out joint projects to find solutions to national challenges, and ▲Ensuring inclusive and fair quality education to jointly explore global cooperation projects to provide opportunities.
The 10 member universities include CNU, Kangwon National University, Kyungpook National University, Gyeongsang National University, Pusan National University, Seoul National University, Chonbuk National University, Jeju National University, Chungnam National University, and Chungbuk National University.
Meanwhile, the presidents discussed educational policies and current issues raised by universities with Prime Minister Lee Joo-ho of the Ministry of Education, and shared opinions on the development and innovation of higher education.

CNU President Jung expected, “If the excellent capabilities of national flagship universities are brought together through this agreement, we will be able to create tremendous synergy.”