Major fields to be covered: Engineering & IT, Business & Management, Life Sciences & Biomedicine,

The third Indo-Global Educational Summit will be held in November in three cities wherein more than 200 foreign universities and more than 1,000 Indian institutions will participate.

The summit being organised by Indus Foundation will be held at New Delhi (Nov. 4 and5), Bangalore (Nov. 8 and 9) and Mumbai (Nov. 11 and 12) and will explore opportunities for academic collaborations among foreign universities and Indian institutions. The summit will also provide guidance to students for higher studies in India and abroad, said S.B. Anumolu, President, Indus Foundation.

Especially designed for educational entrepreneurs, vice-chancellors, presidents, provosts, deans, enrolment officers, and their executive-level team members, the summit will have sessions on collaborative research, joint undergraduate and graduate programmes, twinning & transfer programmes, distance education and faculty & student exchange programs, study abroad in India programs, vocational education programs, and other academic partnerships.

The major fields covered would be Engineering & IT, Business & Management, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Natural Sciences, Arts & Humanities, and Social Sciences. There will be one-on-one meetings between representatives of Indian institutions/organisations and those of foreign universities for forging academic collaborations.

Apart from representatives of foreign universities, diplomatic officials of foreign countries based in India, and Indian diplomatic officials based in foreign countries will participate in panel discussions on Indo-Global Collaborations with particular reference to their countries.

The discussions will cover the entire gamut of academic collaborations in the field of higher education, Mr. Anumolu said. Further details can be had on 91-9989670178 or ‘www.indus.org'