Dr B R Ambedkar Marathwada University (BAMU) in Aurangabad in Maharashtra has signed an agreement with University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, opening up a number of opportunities for students.
A meeting between 13 European and 12 Indian experts, finalized the ‘Erasmus Mundus Scholarship’ norms and strategy for selection of candidates for the education and research collaboration here the other day.
The ‘Erasmus Mundus Scholarship’ offers financial support for institutions and scholarships for individuals. Vijay Pandharipande, Vice-Chancellor of BAMU, said that 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 adding that BAMU would act as the nodal agency for implementing the agreement. (PTI)