Since 16th of October Al-Khalifa Business School has joined as Associated of ICFAI University, having the academic development of online degrees of ICFAI University, accredited by the Ministry of Education of India.

This Memorandum of understanding between ICFAI university and Al Khalifa Business School was signed for the Development of business programs offered by the University and the Business School and providing the opportunity to do research for Ph. D/ research fellow and develop academic programs.

ICFAI and AKBS, inspired by the extensive possibilities offered by cooperation, recognize the need to develop and nurture new partnerships, with the aim to promote research understanding and contribute to the pool of global knowledge.

The purpose of this MoU is to develop academic and educational cooperation on the basis of equality and reciprocity and to promote relations and mutual understanding between both institutions. Exchange of information on research, teaching, learning materials and other literature relevant to their educational and training programs; Joint organization of seminars, conferences, workshops and short term continuing education programs on topics of mutual interest, while extending invitations to each other’s faculty to participate therein; Joint proposal and engagement in teaching or training programs. While extending invitations to each other’s faculty to participate and to promote interaction between ICFAI and AKBS in mutually beneficial areas.

Cooperation between the two parties may be established within any field related to academic and research of mutual interest, for example in the areas like  Joint Supervision of Doctoral Studies, Management Development Programs of Bachelors, Masters and Doctorates. Grants equivalence to PGPM (post graduate program in management) offered by ICFAI for registration to PhD programs in AKBS, Appointing of Research Scholar, Exchange of faculty as research guides, Organization of joint academic and scientific activities such as courses, conferences, seminars or Exchange of academic publication and reports.

This MoU considers ICFAI and AKBS are partner institutions for the development of the mentioned activities, considering AKBS by ICFAI University as Associated University.