Events in 2009

Inauguration of "Manipal Centre for European Studies" at Manipal University in Karnataka, India

Manipal University inaugurated the newly established EU Study Centre on 17th December at the University Campus. The function was attended by Mr. Fernando Nino Page, Head of Economics Cooperation Section; Ms. Sarojini Kaul from the Delegation of the European Union in India and Mr. Ulrich Podewils, Team Leader, IESCP; Mr. Alexius Collette, CEO, Phillips Innovation Campus, Bangalore; Dr. HS Ballal, Pro Chancellor, Manipal University besides the university officials.


For more details please visit the website of Manipal University
Inaguration of EU Study Centre at SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

Reutlingen University (FH / Hochschule Reutlingen), ESB Business School in partnership with SPJain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai, India and in association with Knowledge Foundation, Germany was recently selected for establishing an EU study centre in India at SPJain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai, India.

The inaguration of the Centre took place on the 19th November 2009 at the institute at 3 pm. The inaguration was attended by Head of Operations Mr. Hans Schoof, from the Delegation of the European Commission in India, Team Leader of the India-EU Study Centres Programme Mr. Ulrich Podewils and the representatives of the Reutlingen University, Germany apart from the faculty of the Business school.


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84th Annual Conference of Association of Indian Universities

Association of Indian Universities (AIU) held its 84th Annual meeting between 12-14 November 2009 at Guru Nank Dev University at Amritsar. The theme of this year's meeting was 'Evaluation Systems'.

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Information Session on Erasmus Mundus Programme
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi

On Wednesday September 23, Mrs. Smadja launched at the Guru Gobind Singh University a series of information sessions on the Erasmus Mundus Programme. The Erasmus Mundus road-show will continue at various Universities in Delhi, in order to inform the highest number possible of students and scholars on the opportunities offered by this EU flagship programme. The first opening event was kindly hosted and co-organized by the Guru Gobind Singh University, that also hosts the Erasmus Mundus Alumni Association. Both Mrs. Smadja and Vice-chancellor Dr. Dilip K. Bandyopadhyay agreed on and re-stated the importance of intercultural academic exchanges between Europe and India and of the modernization agenda of Higher education institutions.


Read the Speech of Ambassador Smadja on the Event.

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