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Collaborations and Agreements

Cornell has more than 220 active MOA with universities and institutions worldwide. In the case of university-wide relationships, these agreements are established directly by the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs on behalf of the president or provost. Specific colleges or operating units establish lower-level collaborations.

Are you considering an international academic collaboration? Explore types of agreements and resources.

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International Contracting Basics

Find essential information and resources for planning your international agreements. Global Operations oversees Cornell's contracting procedures for several types of international agreements.

Contracting Tips and Best Practices

Contracts are legal documents requiring back-and-forth negotiations among at least two parties. The negotiation and review process can take significant time. We recommend allowing at least four weeks for contract negotiations.

International Delegations and Protocol

The Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs provides guidance and resources for faculty and college leadership across Cornell's campuses.