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International Partnerships

MSU formalizes its strategic international partnerships through written agreements. These Memoranda of Understanding or Agreement (MOUs/MOAs) are developed for a variety of purposes, including faculty and/or student exchanges, other forms of study abroad programs, research and resource sharing.

How to Create an MOU/MOA


  1. Follow MOU/MOA Drafting Protocol (/globalengagement/general.htm) (General)
  2. General MOU/MOA (DOC) (/documents/mod_gen.doc)
  3. Exchange Agreement Form (DOC) (/documents/EXCHANGE_AGREEMENT_FORM.doc)
  4. Complete review form
  5. Submit form(s) and MOU/MOA proposal for review
  6. Await response from ISP Office of the Dean regarding ACC's decision
  7. If MOU is approved, print MOU/MOA and obtain appropriate signatures including that of the ISP Dean and the provost.
  8. Inform ISP Office of the Dean of any changes to agreements via e-mail ( or telephone (517-355-2350)

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