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Jindal Global Law School signs MoU with 10 leading universities in the world

March 22, 2021

Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) of O.P. Jindal Global University has entered into 10 new international collaborations with leading universities from 7 countries—Argentina, Colombia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.  These collaborations are the latest addition to the existing 200+ collaborations that the Jindal Global Law School already has with other international institutions.   

These collaborations include student and faculty mobility, short-term immersion programmes, dual-degree programmes, pathways to postgraduate studies, joint conferences, and joint research opportunities.   

Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University said, “Diverse and global perspectives are a very important aspect of legal education in ensuring that we create a sense of global thought leadership in the young legal minds that will drive the future of justice for our nation and that of the world. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill, including restrictions on international mobility. As an Institution of Eminence, we take our commitment to leading pathways for Indian Higher Education very seriously and therefore, even in times such as these, the Jindal Global Law School at O.P. Jindal Global University was deeply committed to continuing our efforts to bring international experiences for our students to ensure the provision of well-rounded world-class legal education. We focused on innovating new forms of partnership and virtual experiences for the students and faculty, and we utilized this time to expand our horizons by increasing our collaborations. It gives me great delight to see that with these 10 new collaborations over such a wide geographic spread, we have achieved yet another milestone in not only internationalization of the legal education at JGU, but also in increasing the global footprint of Indian Higher Education.”

Student mobility programmes provide students firsthand experience of teaching and learning in an international academic setting. These experiences help students build a global perspective. Through these collaborations, JGLS provides joint learning spaces for both students of JGLS and of the partner institutions. These programmes foster intercultural empathy and friendship among students, which makes JGLS students best prepared for the legal profession. The mutual tuition fee waivers by the institutions make these programmes more accessible.   

Faculty engagement with their international peers promotes joint research and publications. It also helps faculty members to develop new and globally relevant pedagogy. 

The global collaborations create an open academic environment, essential for holistic professional growth, for both students and faculty alike. 

See below the full list of the new partner institutions of JGLS:  

1.    Universidad Austral, Argentina  

2.   Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

3.   University of Gdańsk, Poland 

4.   University de Coimbra, Portugal 

5.    West University of Timișoara, Romania 

6.   University of Stirling, United Kingdom 

7.    University of Bristol, United Kingdom 

8.   Texas A&M University, United States of America 

9.   The Pennsylvania State University, United States of America 

10.    Washington State University, United States of America 

Also read: Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) enters Global Top 100 in the world

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