Rina Shahriyani Shahrullah, Ph.D, Head of Master of Law Program, Universitas Internasional Batam (UIB) met Dr. Tariq Morchid PhD, Program Director  of  Master in Arbitration, College of Law, American University in the Emirates in Dubai on 26 November 2019. They both discussed about academic collaboration between Master of Law Program of UIB with Master in Arbitration of American University in the Emirates. Based on the discussion, they wished to conduct a joint international seminar in 2020 in Dubai. In addition, joint research and publication could be realized after the signing of the MoU between the two universities. Both Master of Law Programs could also conduct an online teaching via video conference. Yet, they both agreed that prior to realizing the activities, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be signed by the two universities. Currently, International Relation Office of UIB prepares the MoU draft. It is expected the MoU will be ready and signed by 2020.