IIT Bombay signed a Memorandum of understanding with École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland on 03/05/2017. In order to promote co-operation the two institutions agree to encourage direct contact and mutually beneficial cooperation between their respective faculty, research institutes, departments and administrative staff.
The initial area of collaboration will be through :
-Visit and exchange by faculty members and research scholars.
-Exchange of students
-Joint research activities and joint supervision of research work.
-Joint curriculum development and joint degree programs.
-Exchange of information including, but not limited, research publications of faculty members.
-Special short-term academic programs
Themes of joint activities, condition for utilising the results achieved as well as arrangements for specific visits and exchanges of Faculty members and researchers shall be defined on case by case specific agreement.
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