In March 2014, IMPERIAL–TC has established a collaboration agreement with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) with the aim to bring their best practices and proven methods for the advancement and innovation in education, research and internationalization efforts.
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) was established in 1969 and was the 2nd university in the country at that time. It offers courses ranging from Natural Sciences, Applied Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences to Building Science and Technology, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education.
USM also has 17 dedicated research centers for a wide range of specializations which include training and consultancy, archaeology, medicine and dentistry, molecular medicine, science and technology, Islamic development and management studies, and policy research and international studies.
USM@Doha is intended to involve both Universiti Sains Malaysia and IMPERIAL-TC by putting join investigation efforts to:
- Establish USM’s educational programs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region
- Participation in the management and development of USM outreach program in the MENA region
- Setup of a Conflict Resolution & Management Institute in the the MENA region
- Initiate programs in the field of Training and Consultancy