The Heidelberg Institute of Global Health (HIGH), one of the research institutes in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Heidelberg and University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 2 July 2019 at the ULAB campus in Dhanmondi. The aim of the signing was to apply for grants through collaboration, exchange of students, faculty members, and technical staff to facilitate knowledge transfer involving identified areas of academic collaboration and other activities as deemed mutually appropriate.
ULAB was represented by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor H M Jahirul Haque, PhD, while Heidelberg Institute of Global Health was represented by Professor, Dr.Dr. Till Barnighausen, Director of HIGH. University officials participating from ULAB included Professor Imran Rahman, Special Advisor to the Board of Trustees; Director of CSD Dr.SamiyaSelim accompanied by other CSD faculty members.