Types of Collaborations

There are many kinds of collaborations between Penn State and international counterparts. Some require formal agreements, while others do not. The following is a brief overview of the more common types of collaborations, with links to more detailed explanations.

Research Collaboration

Sponsored research agreements are handled by the Office of Sponsored Programs. The proposal and award process is available online. Everyone involved in the international research collaboration should be familiar with Penn State’s global operations guidelines and support.