International Agreements

What is an Agreement?

Binding Agreement:

An agreement between two or more parties creating obligations that are enforceable or otherwise recognizable at law.

Non-Binding Agreement:

An agreement between two or more parties that contains no obligatory promise and therefore is of no legal effect.

Contact & Process

For Utah Valley University faculty and staff interested in initiating an agreement with an international institution, please email veronica.caballero@uvu.edu to obtain more information.

The average time period for the process is 2-3 months, if all parties agree.

Prior to submitting the request form, make sure you have the Department Chair and Dean’s approval.

All international agreements must be reviewed by the Global Legal Advisory Board, then is sent to General Consul and finally sent to Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs for his signature.

A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) must be signed by the Provost/Vice President - Academic Affairs Utah Valley University before academic units can establish specific agreements. All the agreements originals are kept at The office for Global Engagement, for the purpose of mitigating liability risks to the University.

  • The average time period for the process is 2-3 months, if all parties agree.
  • All incoming agreements must be in English.
  • Translation of legal outgoing agreements are the responsibility of the School/College, and the costs associated with the translation.

International Contracts 2019-2020

As of July 22, 2019

International Institution College/School Country Expiration
Centro Universitario de Oriente-CUNORI College of Science Chiquimula, Guatemala 15-Oct-21
Sanda University College of Humanities & Social Sciences Shanghai, China 7-Jan-20
Chuxiong Normal University College of Humanities & Social Sciences Chuxiong, China 11-Oct-21
Pädagogische Hochschule University of Teacher Education School of Education Zug, Switzerland 19-Dec-19
Pädagogische Hochschule University of Teacher Education School of Education Bern, Switzerland 19-Dec-19 
Pädagogische Hochschule University of Teacher Education School of Education Vaud, Switzerland   23-Jan-20
Pädagogische Hochschule University of Teacher Education School of Education Zurich, Switzerland  4-Feb-20 
Centro Peruano Americano "El Cultural" School of Education Trujillo, Peru  19-Dec-20 
Zhejiang Economic & Trade Polytechnic   College of Engineering & Technology Zhejiang, China  4-Feb-20 
Zhejiang University of Science and Technology  College of Engineering & Technology Zhejiang, China  29-Apr-20 
Fachhochschule St Pölten University of Applied Sciences   College of Engineering & Technology St Pölten, Austria 5-Jul-23 
Ansal University School of Business Gurgaon India 20-May-20 
National Research University Higher School of Economics School of Business Moscow, Russia 13-Jul-22 
Shanghai Normal University School of Business Shanghai, China  
The Institute of Computer Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences School of Business Warsaw, Poland N/A 
The Andalusian School of Public Health College of Health & Public Service Granada, Spain 3-Feb-21 
Min Chuan University of Taiwan College of Health & Public Service Taipei City, Taiwan 19-Oct-21 
Hellenic American University College of Health & Public Service Athens, Greece N/A 
Pembroke College - University of Cambridge Greg Jackson Cambridge, England 9-Nov-19 
Pembroke College, University of Oxford Center for Constitutional Studies Oxford, England 31-Dec-21