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Partnerships are essential to the success of any global initiative.

NOVA seeks to establish sustainable international partnerships with institutions from around the world, contributing, with the promotion of synergies in various domains and the development of joint projects, to a greater impact on society through collaboration and knowledge transfer. Know more about some of our strategic partnerships:

NOVA-Lancaster Partnership

NOVA-Lancaster Partnership

The strategic partnership was formally established in June 2018, when NOVA and Lancaster signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Lisbon. NOVA and Lancaster are both relatively young institutions and have both rapidly risen through the international university rankings.
The purpose of the partnership is to explore opportunities for collaborative research, joint teaching initiatives and strategic knowledge exchange including internationalisation, staff development and student recruitment. Under this agreement, all faculties, departments, centres and units of the two partner institutions will be able to explore potential areas for collaboration that will be of mutual benefit.

Partnership website: www.lancaster.ac.uk/nova


Research in Asia

Research in Latin America

Research in Europe

Research in Africa


NOVA-Aga Khan University Partnership

NOVA-Aga Khan University Partnership

The strategic partnership was formally established in June 2019, when Aga Khan University and NOVA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Lisbon. The agreement aims to facilitate collaboration in various fields including health sciences, humanities, media and communications ans sustainability.

The Memorandum aims to promote and strengthen the partnership between the two institutions in order to improve the quality of life of vulnerable populations, promote knowledge through research, and to promote international and cross-cultural cooperation and understanding.


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Symposium Stem Cell Science, Regenerative Medicine, Ethics and Society 2019