Fostering Global Legal Excellence: A landmark MOU with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
In a significant step towards international academic collaboration, the University of Colombo and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This agreement solidifies a shared commitment to advancing legal education, fostering cross-cultural academic exchange, and nurturing a deeper understanding of legal systems.
The signing ceremony took place on the 28th of August, 2023. The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, and Professor Dimitrios Koveos, the Rector of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, affixed their signatures to the MOU. This landmark agreement paves the way for an enriching academic partnership and fosters a dynamic exchange of pedagogical practices that will transcend geographical boundaries. This exchange of intellectual resources will undoubtedly contribute to the holistic advancement of aspiring legal scholars and the cross-pollination of ideas will not only enhance the quality of legal education but also broaden perspectives on legal systems across continents.
The signing ceremony, graced by Professor Sampath Punchihewa, the Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, and Professor Panayotis Glavinis, the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, marked the official commencement of this transformative journey.