MoU signed for research

The NMIMS University signed an MoU with University of Southampton, UK.

Rajan Saxena, vice-chancellor of the university, welcoming the deputy vice-chancellor of University of Southampton, Adam Wheeler said that University of Southampton, UK has strong presence in engineering area and we can bank on its marine engineering as a specialization with support of so many organizations of Mumbai being a port city. Similarly, our School of Law can work on legal qualification pertaining to marine laws. The first level interaction of Southampton university’s international linkages officials has already taken place with us where roadmap in terms of Joint research, student exchange and combined courses has been discussed as the next stage of this MoU.

Alok Jain, director, international linkages, NMIMS University said that both universities have direct synergies in Schools of Engineering, Business Management, Science, Law, Economics and Commerce which will be converted to quality output in agreed areas before 2014 ends. A proposal to go for masters qualification in Economics after bachelors from our school of Economics is on cards.

NMIMS University already has four existing MoUs with universities of UK.