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 2019-2020

UVU College/School International Institution Country Expiration
School of Business National Research University Higher School of Economics Moscow, Russia 13-Jul-22
Center for Constitutional Studies Pembroke College University of Cambridge England Dec-21
College of Technology & Computing Fachhochschule St Pölten University of Applied Sciences St Pölten, Austria 5-Jul-23
School of Business Shanghai Normal University Shanghai, China  
Department of Aviation Hellenic American University Athens, Greece  
Global Engagement Office International Studies Abroad Austin, Texas  
School of Business Financial Literacy Camp China  
College of Science CONURI Guatemala