Published On: Tue, Dec 22nd, 2009

NIT Warangal ties up with Malardalen University of Sweden

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National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Malardalen University (MDH) Sweden on December 21, to promote collaboration in areas of innovation, design and engineering in embedded systems, real-time systems and software engineering.

Mälardalen University is one of Sweden’s largest universities. The University has more than 13 000 students and offers 60 programs and about 750 courses. It is also the first university in the world to be environmentally certified and the first in the world to be work environment certified.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Y.V. Rao, Director of NIT-W said that the collaboration will facilitate the conduct of programmes and activities in basic and applied research, education and training, as well as technology and information transfer that are mutually beneficial to both institutions. It will also foster the development of mutually agreed collaborative projects and activities, student exchange in general at undergraduate and graduate levels including staff exchange with combined research, development and teaching which will enhance the programmes of each university.

NIT Warangal ranked among the top 10 Engineering colleges in India has completed 50 years. It has been steadily expanding ties with foreign universities throughout the world. The Institute started its journey with a little over 100 students from a temporary campus, and now boasts of 4,200 students. Out of 4,200 students, currently 1,400 are M.Tech students and 300 are PhD scholars.

To know more about the universities go to
(www.nitw.ac.in)

(www.mdh.se/university)