Amrita Vidyapeetham and University of Arizona sign LoI

Amrita Vidyapeetham and University of Arizona sign LoI

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Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 12 : In their endeavor to offer globally relevant world-class programs across a broad spectrum of disciplines, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and the University of Arizona (UArizona) are embarking on a multidisciplinary partnership in education and research.

In one of the largest ever international university collaborations in India, a Letter of Intent (LoI) was signed on Thursday by Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, and Dr. Lisel Folks, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, the University of Arizona.

The LoI seeks to initiate multidisciplinary collaborations for the highest standard curriculums leading to integrated and dual degree programs at the bachelor's and master's levels. The key disciplines include Engineering, Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Social Sciences, Medicine, Public Health, and Agriculture. The program will enhance Amrita as the study abroad site for the students of the UArizona and vice versa. This will engage more than 200 students per year for a minimum of one semester at the two partner university. (UNI)