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The Academic Development Unit

The Academic Development Unit is responsible for all aspects of writing, monitoring, and producing academic courses and programs of study, including, among others, applying to consultants with regard to proposed courses, suggestions for new programs of study and study materials; drafting contracts with course writers and translators of books, and managing payment to all involved; coordinating schedules; updating databases on courses; coordinating the activities of the disciplinary sub-committees. In addition, it is responsible editing the study materials, coordination with the Open University publishing house, and dealing with copyright and permissions.