Following A-4U institutional visit to Indian in 2010 and signature of general agreements with six universities and consortia a group of Indian academics have been invited to visit the four universities of the Alliance.
During the week of 22-26 of October, five academics from the fields of Social Science, Information Technologies, Engineering, Biomedicine, and Psychology visited UAB, UAM, UPF and UC3M where they met professors and researchers from the respective areas of knowledge, and visited various departments and research facilities.
The aim of the visit was to strengthen existing collaboration, establish new contacts, and identify areas of interest for joint initiatives.
The members of the Indian delegation were:
Sudhir Kumar Goel, Head of Petroleum Toxicology Division, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow.
Rajendra K. Jain, Chairman of Centre for European Studies, Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration and International Relations, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Pankaj Jalote, Director of Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi.
Singh Kamlesh, Professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Thippur Sreenivas, Professor at the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
As part of the visit, Prof. Rajendra Jain gave a public conference “European Union and India as Global Powers”, hosted by Casa Asia Madrid.
The visit was co-financed by Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), which supports A-4U international activities.