On 18th November 2015, University College of Bahrain (UCB) signed a memorandum of understanding ( MOU ) with Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia at UCB campus. The MOU aims to enhance cooperation between the two institutions in academic related matters. The MOU signing ceremony was witnessed by H.E Mr. Chilman Arisman, the Ambassador of Indonesia to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
UCB Executive Chairman H.E Shaikh Dr. Khalid M. Al-Khalifa believes that the MOU will mutually benefit both parties. Dr. Jaenal Effendi, Head of Islamic Economics Program, IPB said that the cooperation with UCB is important and historical since this is the first cooperation that IPB made with a university from Bahrain. The MOU was facilitated and mediated by Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat, Head of Business Administration and Humanities Department at UCB who completed his Bachelor Degree in Management of Agribusiness from IPB.