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 carlos.alarco@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 Senior Vice President of 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 2017-2018

UVU College/School International Institution Country Expiration
College of Humanities & Social Sciences Chuxiong Normal University Yunnan, China October 11, 2021
College of Humanities & Social Sciences Westfalischehochshule, Gelsenkirchen-Recklinghausen
Westphalian, University of Applied Sciences
Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Woodbury School of Business National Research University
Higher School of Economics
Moscow, Russia July 13, 2022
Woodbury School of Business Zhejiang Economic & Trade Polytechnic Zhejiang Sheng, China February 4, 2020
Woodbury School of Business Ansal University Gurgaon, India May 20, 2020
School of Education Wayne Education China January 14, 2018
School of Education Padagogische Hochschule
University of Teacher Education
Zug, Switzerland December 19, 2019
School of Education Padagogische Hochschule
University of Teacher Education
Bern, Switzerland December 19, 2019
School of Education Padagogische Hochschule
University of Teacher Education
State of Vaud, Switzerland January 23, 2020
School of Education Padagogische Hochschule
University of Teacher Education
Zurich, Switzerland February 4, 2020
College of Technology & Computing Fachhoschule St Polten
University of Applied Sciences
St Polten, Austria January 23, 2020
College of Technology & Computing The Polish Academy of Sciences Warsaw, Poland
College of Technology & Computing Zhejiang University of Science & Technology Zhejiang, China April 29, 2020
College of Health & Public Services Ming Chuan University of Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan October 19, 2021
College of Health & Public Services The Andalusian School of Public Health Granada, Spain February 3, 2021