The IKOS-Austin Collaboration
This collaboration aims at intensifying and expanding the well established connections between the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS) at the University of Oslo (UiO) and the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin.
Visions and Objectives, seen from the University of Oslo
This collaboration encompasses teaching (co-teaching, faculty exchange, developing remote teaching through video conferencing and internet courses etc., developing co-taught courses, developing common programs and degrees, student mobility), student supervision (co-supervision of MA and PhD students), and research (establishing specialized and broad interdisciplinary research projects that include graduate students).
This collaboration now includes many disciplines (Arabic, Semitic, South Asian studies, Chinese studies, Japanese studies, Korean studies, Cultural Studies and History, Religious studies).