An international agreement is a contractual document which defines a relationship between the University of Illinois at Chicago and a foreign institution. In an international agreement resources are committed by each institution to support academic programs, student and faculty exchanges, research collaboration, technical assistance, professional development and similar cooperative activities. The Office of International Affairs (OIA) is the campus unit designated to facilitate and monitor the establishment of all such international agreements between the University of Illinois at Chicago and foreign institutions. OIA maintains a data base of all international agreements. Information about these agreements can be obtained by contacting OIA.