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The International Relations Office initiate, develop and steward international academic partnerships with peer universities, governments and related organisations

Our International Funding and Partnerships Newsletter

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  • Upcoming internal funding calls
  • Upcoming external calls
  • International Partnership news

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The IRO support Imperial Academics in the following ways

  • Setting up a new international research collaborations
  • Guidance on departmental or faculty level collaborations
  • Briefings on international representatives and organisations

We also facilitate incoming & outgoing international visits with

  • Senior management from international universities
  • Diplomats and government officials
  • Funding agencies

We concentrate on college wide, cross-faculty visits of strategic importance to the college


Connecting Academics -opportunity blocks

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Imperial Global Science Policy Forum

IGSPF is a high-profile network connecting Imperial academics with senior international science and technology advisers and diplomats, UK government policymakers, industry experts and other relevant stakeholders.

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Development of MoUs

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) is a non-legally binding document that states a general desire to cooperate in certain areas

MoU Due Diligence Form and contact the relevant regional officer

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Educational collaborations & exchange programs

For information on other mobility collaborations- year abroad, Erasmus & other exchanges contact registry