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Ambedkar varsity, Europe institutes finalize research pact

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Around 142 students from India would get a chance to pursue higher education and research in Europe-based institutes

studentsAurangabad: As many as 142 students from India would get a chance to pursue higher education and research in Europe-based institutes.

An agreement facilitating this was signed between the officials of University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and city-based Dr B R Ambedkar Marathwada University (BAMU) yesterday.

A meeting between 13 European and 12 Indian experts, including BAMU functionaries, finalized the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship norms and strategy for selection of candidates for the education and research collaboration.

Vijay Pandharipande, Vice-Chancellor of BAMU, said students, research scholars, post-doctorate students, senior professors and administrative officers can avail the benefit under the agreement.

Representatives of institutes based in Portugal, Poland, Germany and Spain took part in the meeting.

Under the agreement, a center of excellence at par with foreign standards would be set up at BAMU, he said.

BAMU is the nodal agency for implementing the agreement, Pandharipande added.

PTI

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