Visit of Punjab University Lahore delegation to Bielefeld University, Germany
On the invitation of Rector Bielefeld University Germany, a four member delegation from Punjab University visited Bielefeld University to strengthen collaborative relations with German system of higher education from November 3-9, 2014. The delegation from PU consisted of the Vice Chancellor (Prof. Dr. Mujahid Kamran), Dean Faculty of Law (Prof. Dr. Shazia Qureshi), Dean Faculty of Behavioral Science (Prof. Dr. Muhammad Zakria Zakar), and country coordinator of collaborative research (Dr. Rubeena Zakar).
The delegation from PU held series of meeting with senior academic and administrative staff of the Bielefeld University to explore avenues of academic and research collaborations. It may be mentioned that University of the Punjab has been conducting comparative multi-country research on “violence and development” in collaboration with Bielefeld University. The findings of the research will help the international community to understand the causes and consequences of violence in comparative and cross cultural context. The findings of the research will be published in leading and high impact factor international journals.