On 7th August, 2013, H.E. Ms. Katja Christina Nordgaard, the ambassador together with Professor Rajata Rajatanawin, the President of Mahidol University signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the "Capacity Building for Institutions in Myanmar Project", an international collaboration which aims to provide assist the development of quality human resources within Myanmar. Students from Myanmar will now have the opportunity to enroll in graduate programs at Mahidol University. A total of 30 doctoral and 30 master scholarships will be provided in four priority fields of study: Life Sciences and Health, Social and Population Science, Human Rights and Peace Studies, and Environmental Science.
Professor Rajata Rajatanawin, the President of Mahidol University stated that we are delighted to join in this truly international project in support of our neighbor. We therefore would like to thank our partners at the Norwegian Embassy for their hard-working in bringing this project to life and for the generous support of the Norwegian government.