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Partnerships and Networks

Partnerships and Networks are essential to the success of any global initiative.

NOVA seeks to establish sustainable national and international partnerships with institutions 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 networks and strategic partnerships with a focus on Sustainability:

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

Events

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.

Highlights

NOVA awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa to His Highness Shah Karim al-Hussaini, Prince Aga Khan

NOVA and Aga Khan Development Network collaborate in Africa

NOVA signs protocol for archaeological intervention at Ribat of Arrifana

Events

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

Sustainable Campus Network

Rede Campus Sustentável – Portugal

NOVA signed the Letter of Intent of the Sustainable Campus Network, assuming its public commitment to principles and practices of sustainability in higher education. Know more here.

Eco-Campus

EcoCampus is a concept that reflects the adaptation of the international Eco-Schools program in higher education. In 2019, within the scope of Eco-Schools, the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences (FCSH) and NOVA Medical School (NMS|FCM) received their Green Flag for good ecological practices. Know more here.