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Quality Assurance is a progressive and vibrant component of FUI and realized the strengths of collaboration with national and international academic institute. Supported by efforts of QA&C, FUI has established linkages with various Local and Foreign Universities. The main aim of collaboration is to strengthen Research and Academics of FUI by strengthening relationships with Faculty of other universities through MOUs. These linkages have provided the avenues to FUI Faculty, Researchers and Students to get benefits of other’s expertise and resources.

Local Universities/Organization

  • Pelican Tours
  • Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning (PILL)
  • Dental College HITEC-IMS, Taxila
  • Riphah International University, Islamabad
  • Kinnaird College for Women University, Lahore
  • Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad
  • National University of Science & Technology, Islamabad
  • National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad
  • National University of Medical Sciences, Islamabad
  • Hazara University, Mansehra
  • Quality System International
  • Anti-Narcotics Force

Foreign Universities/Organization

  • Skyline University Nigeria (SUN), Kano State – Nigeria
  • Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, I.R. Iran
  • Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, Kazakhstan
  • Jiangsu University, China
  • Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, Belarus
  • Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • Naresuan University, Thailand 
  • Bournemouth University, UK
  • Asian Council of Science Editors, UAE
  • Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey
  • Beijing University of Technology, China
  • University of Hasselt , Belgium
  • University of Bedfordshire, UK



kazNMU     1.Skyline University Nigeria (SUN), Kano State – Nigeria
  MOU Signed: July 27, 2021
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Student, Faculty and Staff Exchange Program
  • Joint Workshop, Seminars, Conference and other academic activities
  • Exchange of Information and Joint Research Projects
  • Information Exchange
  • Academic Program Reviews
  • Boot Camps

kazNMU     2.Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, I.R. Iran
  MOU Signed: May 26, 2021
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Exchange and publish jointly prepared scholarly periodicals & books.
  • Exchange of experiences in various scientific, academic and research fields which may cover sharing of facilities, equipment’s and matching research grants and publications.
  • Professors, students, researchers and administrative staff exchange.
  • Joint Workshop/Seminars on Medical Education and Research.
  • Joint specialized conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Training Courses & Public lectures.

kazNMU     3.Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, Kazakhstan
  MOU Signed: April 05, 2021
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Lectures on Selected topics from Faculty as Guest Speakers
  • Students, Faculty and Staff Exchange
  • Joint Workshops/Seminars on Medical Education & Research

UHASSLET 1     4.Jiangsu University, China
  MOU Signed: March 08, 2021
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Facilitate FUI Faculty in pursuing PhD study at JSU

UHASSLET 1     5.Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey
  Renewed : Feb 09, 2021
  Letter of Intent Signed: Feb 28, 2019
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Visits by University delegations.
  • Short term Faculty and Student visits.
  • Joint seminars and workshops.
  • Short term courses/ programs.
  • Life-long learning or certificate program

UHASSLET 1     6.Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, Belarus
   MOU Signed : Jan 27, 2021
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Faculty, Students and Staff Exchange Programs
  • Joint Research and Publications
  • Lecturing, Trainings, Conferences and Consultancy Services
  • Joint Educational Programs to promote academic mobility

UTP     7.Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
  MOU Signed:  Sept 08, 2020
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Student Mobility
  • Staff Exchange
  • Joint Advocacy
  • Joint Research

NAU     8.Naresuan University, Thailand
  MOU Signed:  August 17, 2020
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Exchange of Students and Faculty Members.
  • Joint Seminars/ Training Workshop.
  • Exchange of academic and research material.
  • Joint Research project

UHASSLET 1     9.Bournemouth University (BU), UK
  Letter of Interest Signed: March 11, 2020
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Recognition of FUI programmes allowing advanced entry to corresponding programmes.
  • Joint conference and other opportunities to work together.
  • Students such as placement or summer schools.
  • Other potential collaboration or partnership arrangements.

kazNMU     10.Asian Council of Science Editors, UAE
  MOU Signed: July 02, 2019
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Organizing workshops, seminars, webinars on-demand to implement high ethical standards in conducting and publishing research in FUI
  • Support from ACSE in promoting the research activities of the FUI
  • Providing ACSE's Experts interaction to facilitate the capacity building of the FUI members
  • Discount to FUI for participation in ACSE's National/International events and conferences.
  • Consideration of FUI members in the advisor committees of ACSE according to their expertise
  • Provide indexing services for the Journals publishing from the FUI


  11.Beijing University of Technology, China
  MOU signed:  March 11, 2019
  Scope of Collaboration

  • Students Exchange Program.
  • Joint Educational Activities, Seminars, Conferences, Training, Workshops (online) and research collaboration including Research Projects.
  • Resource Sharing
  • Summer Camp with Chinese Languages Certificate
  • Future Joint Campus
  • Joint Research Project and Funding

UHASSLET 1     12.Addendum to MoU with Hasselt University, Belgium
  Renewed: Dec 12, 2021
  MOU signed: Feb 20, 2019
  Scope of Collaboration

  A delegation from Hasselt University, Belgium visited Foundation University, Islamabad on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019. Two Addendum to MoU has been signed in the disciplines of Engineering and IT and Rehabilitation Sciences to spur the growth of institutions and to enhance the learning opportunities for students and faculty in terms of Exchange of Faculty Members/Ph.D Students, Joint Research Project, Joint Seminar Training/Workshop


  13.Hasselt University, Belgium
  Renewed: Dec 12, 2021 
  MOU signed:  June 22, 2018
  Scope of Collaboration

  • Exchange of faculty members and students on a reciprocal basis.
  • Joint Seminars/ Training Workshops
  • Supervision and Evaluation of PhD Thesis Research work
  • Research Collaborations

BEDFORDHIRE 1     14.University of Bedfordshire, UK
  MOU signed: July 30, 2015
  Scope of Collaboration
  • To develop an agreement allowing students from Foundation University Islamabad to progress to programs of study at the University of Bedfordshire in different academic areas.
  • Development of closer academic links.
  • Development of collaboration in the areas of student exchange, staff exchange, research and access to reference materials.

UTP     1.Pelican Tours
  MOU Signed:  January 05, 2022
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Joint professional training, seminars & workshops
  • Commercialization of students project
  • Joint Research
  • Curriculum development
  • Event management
  • Adventure activities
  • Students internship

UTP     1.Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning (PILL)
  MOU Signed:  Dec 03, 2021
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Training workshops and seminars for FUI Faculty & Staff
  • Joint community engagement programmes
  • Clinical placement programmes
  • Joint Research Projects
  • Organize & host joint Conferences
  • Launch new projects of mutual benefits on mental & physical health
  • FUI shall act as Provincial Centre for Research on Suicide Prevention
  • Joint ventures for free psychiatric consultation, psychological camps
  • Certifications for FUI staff in good clinical practice course

UTP     2.Dental College HITEC-IMS, Taxila
  MOU Signed:  September 02, 2021
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Students Exchange / Electives training
  • Joint Workshops/Seminars/Research on Topics of Common Interest
  • Co-supervision for Research Students
  • Resource Sharing (Lab Facilities/Equipment)
  • Education, Teaching-learning and Faculty Exchange
  • Examiner Exchange
  • Guest Speaker

UTP     3.Riphah International University, Islamabad
  MOU Signed:  March 11, 2021
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Joint Workshops, Seminars and Research on Topics of Common Interest
  • Co-supervision for Research Students
  • Resource Sharing (Lab Facilities/Equipment)
  • Faculty Exchange
  • Guest Speakers

UTP     4.Kinnaird College for Women University, Lahore
  MOU Signed:  March 01, 2021
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Research Collaboration
  • Evaluation of Project, Thesis, Research Work
  • Facilitation for Entrepreneurial Activities
  • Joint Workshops/Seminars
  • Joint Publications, Conferences

UTP     5.Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad
  MOU Signed:  Nov 24, 2020
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Exchange of Examiners and Guest Speakers
  • Co-Supervision for MSN Students
  • Joint Workshops/Seminars
  • Joint Research and Access
  • Participation in CPD & Journal Club Meetings
  • Inter University Course Recognition

anti-narcotics     6.Anti-Narcotics Force, RD North Rawalpindi
  MoU Signed: Nov 26th, 2019
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Training of FUI students through internship
  • Exchange of information related to teaching and training
  • Awareness Seminar and Training workshops
  • Research Collaboration


nust     7.National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad 
  MOU signed: Oct 28th, 2019
  Scope of Collaboration
  • An MOU is signed between Foundation University Islamabad (FUI ) and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) by the Rectors of both the universities on Monday Oct 28th, 2019. The MOU will benefit the students and faculty of both the universities in areas of academics, research projects, seminars and training workshops, exchange of experts and will also contribute towards enhancement of knowledge and expertise of faculty.

numl 1     8.National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad
  MOU signed: August 7, 2018
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) has joined hands together with National University of Modern Languages Islamabad (NUML) to develop academic and research cooperation for faculty and students of both universities.

numl 1     9.National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), Rawalpindi
  MOU signed: March 7, 2019
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Exchange of Examiners, Guest Speakers Subject Experts.
  • Joint Workshops Seminar on Medical Education and Research

numl 1    10.Hazara University (HU), Mansehra
  MOU signed: March 25, 2019
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Joint Research Projects
  • Joint Supervision & Evaluation of PhD Research Work
  • Joint Seminars and Training Workshops

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  11.Quality System International (QSI)
  MOU signed: April 04, 2019
  Scope of Collaboration
  • Professional Training & Short Courses
  • Free of cost Certified Training Courses to FUI Faculty on
  • emerging disciplines of Management Sciences such as Lead Analyst, University Governance & Assessment System, Lean Six Sigma etc.
  • QSI’s USA accredited Basic, Professional and Expert Level Certification Courses through class room and live online sessions.


The Foundation University Islamabad (FUI), a project of Fauji Foundation was established under a federal charter in October 2002. The University's programmes of study have been duly accredited by Higher Education Commission (HEC), National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC).