On 31st August 2015, University College of Bahrain (UCB) have signed 2 Letters of Intent (LOI) for cooperation with Universiti Islam Malaysia (UIM) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). The LOI aims to explore any possible research and academic collaboration between the institutions especially in the area of Islamic Finance.
In the meeting held at UCB campus, Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat, Director of the MBA Program and Acting Dean/Head of Business Administration and Humanities Department, UCB met Prof. Dr. Mohamad Abdul Hamid, Dean of Academic and International Relations, UIM and Dr. Mohd Rizal Palil, Head of Accounting Department, UKM.
During the meeting, Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat mentioned that UCB Chairman His Excellency Shaikh Dr. Khalid M. Al-Khalifa welcomes the visit of both UIM and UKM representatives to UCB to conclude the LOI. All parties agreed that the collaboration will be at their mutual benefits and it is expected to enhance research and academic capabilities of all the institutions.