IIT Gandhinagar signs MoU with Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok

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Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) and Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok have joined hands to bring a more global dimension to their curricula and research.
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, September 22, 2014 -(PressReleasePoint)- Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) and Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok have joined hands to bring a more global dimension to their curricula and research. The two Universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the IITGN Campus towards this direction on Monday, September 22, 2014.

Through the MoU, IITGN and Srinakharinwirot University will, exchange students for joint degree and non-degree curricula; exchange faculty members and staff; exchange academic materials and other information; carry out joint research activities and publications; joint performance and exhibition activities; participate in seminars, workshops and academic meetings as well as special short-term academic and cultural programs.

A fourteen-member delegation from Srinakharinwirot University visited IITGN to discuss opportunities and sign the agreements. Vice President for International Relations at Srinakharinwirot University, Dr Aurapan W Plantenga said, “We have heard a lot about IIT Gandhinagar and want like to explore joint opportunities. We are planning to exchange students and faculty in the area of engineering, sciences as well as humanities to IIT-Gandhinagar.

Dr Plantenga said that her University will send 4 engineering students in the first batch while receiving an equal number of students from IITGN. There will be an exchange of an equal number of students in the area of sciences between the two Universities as well. The two Universities will also share knowledge and expertise in the area of social enterprise.


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