To give an international exposure to the students, IIT –Kharagpur has signed an agreement with three Israel Universities for student exchange programme, faculty visits and research collaborations in aerospace, agriculture and computer science.
P P Chakrabarti, Director, IIT-Kharagpur led the delegation from India during President Pranab Mukherjee’s recent visit to the country where a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the Ben-Gurion University (BGU), Hebrew University and University of Haifa.
These universities are strong in the areas of agriculture, computer science, aerospace, and food engineering besides other subjects. The tie-up will help Indian students and their counterparts to take a trip to the universities and get exposure of the international studies.
The scope of cooperation from these universities range from exchange programmes from faculty, students and scholars, joint research and exchange of research materials, joint academic activities- teaching and supervision of students, joint conferences, workshops, participation of students in study-abroad programmes.