Puducherry, Feb 22 : Pondicherry University (PU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Koblenz University of Applied Sciences (RheinAhrCampus), Remagen, Germany on February 19, a statement said on Saturday.
According to the statement, it paves way for academic collaboration in the form of student and faculty exchange between the two universities. This collaboration opportunity with Koblenz University is quite promising since it is ranked among the top 10 Applied Science Universities in Germany. Pondicherry University is their second Indian partner University after IIT-Madras.
This MOU signing comes close on the heels of a seminar on 'Study and Research in Germany' organised by the Office of the Dean, International Relations, Pondicherry University along with German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) on February 14. Speaking on the occasion, Pondicherry University Vice Chancellor Gurmeet Singh highlighted that global partnerships are imperative to reach global standards in higher education.
He also mentioned how this partnership can provide opportunities to the students to experience the renowned German work ethic and value system, besides a rich cross-cultural exposure. (UNI)