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University of Tasmania signs a significant agreement with the Republic of Indonesia

A new agreement has been developed between the Ministry of Transportation, Republic of Indonesia and the University of Tasmania.

To coincide with Transport Day in Indonesia, the Minister of Transport and the Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs witnessed the signing of a new agreement between the University of Tasmania and the Ministry of Transportation, Republic of Indonesia.

The Memorandum formally establishes cooperation in human resource development, education and training, research and student and staff exchange, relating to Indonesia’s maritime interests.

Ms Sara Franz, Director, Global Engagement, witnessed the documents being signed in Jakarta, joined on stage by the Minister for Transport and the Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs.  

Ms Franz noted the signing of the agreement was an important milestone in developing a shared maritime future, and that the University of Tasmania is committed to identifying areas for collaboration with Indonesia.

In August, the University hosted a forum and symposium in Jakarta titled Partnership for Human Resource Development for Indonesia’s Blue Economy - “Kemitraan Untuk Meningkatkan Kualitas SDM Bagi Pembangunan Ekonomi Biru Indonesia”. Academics from the University’s specialist institutes the Australian Maritime College and the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies presented the latest research and training in maritime, ports, aquaculture and fisheries and discussed how a collaboration between the University and Indonesia can help drive Indonesia’s blue economy and develop its human resource capacity.

Published on: 24 Sep 2019 11:04am