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IISER Pune and ENS-Lyon sign MoU on Academic Cooperation  Jan 25, 2016

IISER Pune and Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ENS-Lyon) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding today. President of ENS-Lyon, Jean-François Pinton, and Director of IISER Pune, K.N. Ganesh, signed the related documents at the headquarters of the Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advance Research (CEFIPRA) in New Delhi. Others present on the occasion were Patrick Nédellec (Director, International Cooperation, CNRS), G. Raja Sekhar (Registrar, IISER Pune) and Naresh Sharma (Head, International Relations, IISER Pune).

Director of IISER Pune K.N. Ganesh and President of ENS-Lyon Jean-François Pinton signing the MoU
 
From l-r: Patrick Nédellec, Jean-François Pinton, K.N. Ganesh, G. Raja Sekhar

The documents were later exchanged in the presence of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and the President of France François Hollande, who is presently on a 3-day visit to India.

As part of this MoU, the cooperation between the institutes will include joint realization of research and/or teaching programs, exchange of personnel, student mobility, joint conferences & workshops, and developing new pedagogy tools and online courses.

The MoUs being exchanged in the presence of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and the President of France François Hollande

Press Coverage: Sakal Times  The New Indian Express

List of MoUs signed during the French President's visit to India

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