Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang (Unimma) collaborated with the health science campus in Taiwan by signing the MoU on Friday (10/12). The National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences (NTUNHS) became the collaborative partner through Taiwan-Indonesia Healthcare Education Center (TIHEC) program. Both parties signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) virtually. Besides Unimma, ten other Muhammadiyah – ‘Aisyiyah Higher Education Institutions (MHEIs) collaborate with NTUNHS.
The Rector of Unimma, Dr Lilik Andriyani, SE MSi represented Unimma and was accompanied by the Dean of Health Science Faculty (FIKes). On the other side, NTUNHS representative, Prof Shu-Fang Wu, PhD attended the agenda online. The collaboration among them was in academics that could be in the student and lecturer exchange and training collaboration—also, the organizing workshops and seminars program, publishing research journal, and other supporting collaborative works.
The Rector of Unimma positively keeps collaborating with international higher education institutions. “By this MoU signing, we should establish ourselves to create graduates with international competitiveness,” said Dr Lilik.
Moreover, the Dean of FIKes explained more about the previous collaboration with NTUNHS. “Unimma, especially FIKes has already collaborated with NTUNHS multiple times, but the contract expired. I expect that in this year, the contract can be extended and get the better synergy,” said Dr Hen Setyo, as reported on the official Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang.