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International Partnerships

The Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU)

Memorandum of Understanding

Memorandum of Understanding Between The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. and Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU), Wuhan, P.R.C


Ohio State Contact Information

  • College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Engineering, The Ohio State University


International University Contact Information

  • Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU)


Location of International University

  • Wuhan, P.R.C



  • The Ohio State University and Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU), in recognition of their common interests in developing bilateral relations, are convinced that cooperation between the two institutions contributes to cultural enrichment, scientific progress, and the consolidation of friendship between the two countries, agree to establish the following Agreement of Cooperation.
  • This Agreement will generally promote activities in the following principal areas:
  1. Exchange of teaching staff and researchers;
  2. Joint development of research projects;
  3. Joint organization of scientific and cultural events;
  4. Interchange of information and of academic publications;
  5. Exchange of students (see agreement for details);
  6. Shared courses and subjects


Duration of the agreement

  • This Agreement is established for five (5) years, effective from the date of signing. It will be in force from 11 May 2016 to 11 May 2021. In order to enhance the efficacy of their cooperative activities, OSU and Huazhong agree that it shall be possible to introduce changes and additions to this Agreement by means of mutually agreed upon additional written clauses. It may be renewed for additional five (5) years if both institutions, acting independently, agree in writing to renew it at least six (6) months before it expires.


Note: Please see entire agreement for details