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The University signature partnership agreements with National Taiwan University and West Virginia University.

NTU leads the Asia-Pacific region rankings and WVU is the largest university in its state.

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10/06/14 16:16 Laura Latorre

The School of Medicine of the University of Navarra has signed two new agreements of partnership with National Taiwan University (NTU) and with West Virginia University (WVU), both for the exchange of students, professors and researchers. These two new agreements bring to 26 the number of agreements signed by the School with prestigious foreign universities.

NTU is the first non-Japanese and non-Australian university in the Asia-Pacific region to appear in the prestigious Ranking of the World's Best Universities 2013 by Shanghai JiaoTong University. Founded in 1897, two years after the establishment of its teaching hospital called National Taiwan University Hospital, the School has 28 Departments and 4 main research centers specializing in Cancer, development Drugs, Genomics and Medical Optoelectronics.

WVU is the largest institution of higher teaching education in the state of West Virginia, with nearly 2,000 faculty and 28,000 students. Founded in 1987, the main campus , located in Morgantown, is home to 15 schools and Schools, five of which are area Health Sciences: along with School Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Dentistry. WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center also has divisions in the cities of Charleston and Martinsburg.

Through this second agreement, which also benefits the Schools of Pharmacy and Nursing, the three universities are committed to promoting contact and partnership between Departments to promote joint research. It is also intended to promote the exchange of academic staff, doctoral students, students and resident doctors to carry out clinical rotations in the hospitals associated with each university.