Puducherry, German varsities sign MoU

Staff Reporter

For collaboration in academic research

To facilitate students exchange programme

PUDUCHERRY: Pondicherry University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Cologne, Germany, on Thursday, for collaboration in academic research in Anthropology, French and Tamil and to facilitate students exchange programme.

Three schools of Pondicherry University – the Subramania Bharathi School of Tamil Language and Literature, the School of Social Sciences and International Studies and School of Humanities – will establish cooperation in academic research with the Institute of Indology and Tamil Studies, Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne.

Shortly after exchanging the documents with the president of the University of Cologne, Axel Freimuth, Vice-Chancellor of Pondicherry University J.A.K. Tareen said, “The MoU is a step towards interaction between the two countries, which is essential in the emerging global scenario.”

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