A series of agreements are to be signed between the Alliance 4 Universities (A-4U) and universities and research centres in India, to enhance the exchange programmes including the exchange of students, lecturers and researchers. The alliance will take place with Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade of India, Birla Institute of Management Technology, Consortium of National Institutes of Technology of India (Co-NIT) and Jaypee Education System. The subject areas that will be a part of the collaborative agreements would include engineering, technology, biological sciences, economics and the humanities. These agreements will allow Spanish students to complete their education in Indian universities, and vice-versa. It will also promote mobility among lecturers and will facilitate collaboration on research projects between specialists from both countries.
One of the A-4U's objectives is to expand the teaching and research activities of the alliance's institutions internationally. In this regard, India is a strategic area for the internationalisation of Spanish universities. Between November 22 and 27, the A-4U delegation will also be visiting the universities and research centres in New Delhi and Greater Noida, with which it will set up the new agreements. This trip will also serve to introduce the A-4U's academic programmes to Indian students. The Alliance of 4 Universities (A-4U) is a strategic partnership between four leading Spanish public universities: Universitat Aut