SMIT signs MoU with Romanian university

Gangtok, 12 Sept:

In a significant development towards fostering higher technical education in the State and the region, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology [SMIT] has signed a Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] with Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania recently.

An SMIT press release informs that the MoU was signed on 09 Sept between Director-SMIT, Dr A Garg, and Director of Department of International Relations, Programs and Projects, University of Arad, Professor Valentina Emilia Balas, in a function held at SMIT.

The main scope of the MoU is to have collaborative educational and research activities between SMIT and Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad. This also includes academic interactions leading to reform in curriculum, accepting students from the other institution for study abroad programme, exchange of faculty members and students for research, lectures and discussions, accessibility to sophisticated instruments, joint guidance in projects/thesis, organizing seminars and conferences jointly, and exchange of academic materials, sharing e-resources, publications and other information between SMIT and Aurel Vlaicu University, the release adds.