On December 21rst , Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP) signed a Postgraduate studies Cooperation Agreement with Universidad Austral de Chile (UACH), its aim is strengthening both institutions interaction, granting IFOP researchers facilities for postgraduate studies in programs offered by UACH Puerto Montt Headquarters .
The agreement will last 5 years from its subscription date.
Leonardo Guzmán, IFOP’s Aquaculture Research Division Head referred to the agreement
Some of this agreement commitments are:
Annually, Postgraduate Programs will reserve a total of 3 places for IFOP professionals, which will have a special fee value.
IFOP undertakes to support the Program with experts by giving talks, in addition to participating in other mutually agreed activities, including conferences, seminars, among others, or as evaluating professors of master’s degree or doctoral thesis.
IFOP will financially support development, partially or totally, of thesis carried out by a student of postgraduate programs, whether this is a professional who works at IFOP or is a student carrying out IFOP interest research development and that is implicit in its work lines and strategic institutional development program.
IFOP in recent years has privileged this kinf of relationships, not only because they strengthen joint work between UACH and IFOP, but also because they show the joint way in which joint work should be approached, in knowledge generation and advanced human capital formation , aspects that are not only of Los Lagos region interest, but also have national relevance.