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International Partnerships

Nazarbayev University

Memorandum of Understanding

Memorandum of Understanding Between The Ohio State University, Department of Political science, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. and Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan        


Ohio State Contact Information

  • The Ohio State University, Department of Political Science


International University Contact Information

  • Nazarbayev University


Location of International University

  • Astana, Kazakhstan



  • The autonomous organization of education “Nazarbayev University” (hereinafter – “University”), established and registered in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, represented by S. Roper, Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Department of Political Science in the College of Arts and Sciences of The Ohio State University (hereinafter – “Department”) represented by the Chair of the Department, doctor, professor Richard Herrmann, hereinafter referred to as the “Parties”, have entered into this Agreement on a research internship (hereinafter – “Agreement”).


Duration of the agreement

  • This Agreement becomes effective on the date of signature by the parties (March 10, 2015) and shall be in effect until December31, 2015. The period of the Agreement can be extended with the Parties’ agreement in writing before the expiration of its period mentioned above. The Agreement may be amended and supplemented upon mutual agreement of the Parties by signing additional agreements which shall be duly executed by the authorized representatives of the Parties.


Note: Please see entire agreement for details