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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (IISER) PUNE
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Welcome to the International Relations Office (IRO) webpage.

The International Relations Office (IRO) at IISER Pune was established in 2014 to facilitate internationalization efforts across campus with specific emphasis on the academic collaborations and bilateral exchanges between IISER Pune and foreign institutions/universities. The IRO works pro-actively to develop and maintain international partnerships. It aims to build IISER Pune as a global educational brand, a leader in research and education.

Mission
The IRO's mission is to strengthen existing and create new international and interdisciplinary collaborations to enhance the global visibility of IISER Pune and meet the aspirations of our stakeholders.

Objectives
•    Provide strategic advice and support to the leadership
•    Strengthen the international brand value of the institute
•    Create opportunities for international and interdisciplinary collaborations
•    Foster scientific talent through collaborative programmes and training

 Activities
•    Development and implemention of the Institute’s vision and strategy in maintaining international relations.
•    Fostering and coordination of institutional alliances and partnerships.
•    Promotion of relationships with overseas universities and institutions, and helping define the scope of such relationships through appropriate Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs).
•    Oversight of diplomatic relations strategy with key government agencies and embassies in India and abroad.
•    Development, promotion, and coordination of protocol for the management of visiting international delegations.
•    Organization and administration of students and staff exchange, giving advice on scholarships and other forms of support
•    Facilitation of foreign students, faculty visiting IISER Pune from various countries across the globe.
•    Arranging for the stay of the students, faculty members visiting IISER Pune as a part of the exchange program.
•    Helping international students with completing their immigration formalities guiding them through the necessary paperwork.

Contact us
Dr. Harinath Chakrapani
Dean, International Relations and Outreach
Associate Professor of Chemistry
dean.iro@iiserpune.ac.in

Dr. Sourabh Dube
Associate Dean, International Relations and Outreach,
Associate Professor of Physics,
adean.iro@iiserpune.ac.in

Dr. Naresh Sharma
Head, International Relations
iro@acads.iiserpune.ac.in

Collaborations
We currently have collaborations with the following partners in areas of academic co-operation, and student & faculty exchange:
 
  Organisation Nature of Partnership
1
French Language Tutor program.
2
University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Umbrella MoU at the institutional level proposing collaboration for joint research and academic activities.
3
Umbrella MoU at the institutional level proposing collaboration for joint research and academic activities.
4
The National University of Singapore, Faculty of Science, Dept. of Biological Sciences & Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore
MoU at the departmental level proposing collaboration for joint research and academic activities.
5
Exchange/mobility, Joint research, Joint academic activities
6
Umbrella MoU at the institutional level proposing collaboration for joint research and academic activities.
7
Joint-academic activities and research collaboration
8
Umbrella MoU at the institutional level proposing collaboration for joint research and academic activities.
9
Joint-academic activities and research collaboration
10
Exchange/mobility, Joint research, Joint academic activities
11
Academic and Scientific Cooperation
12
Dual Masters degree program in Earth Sciences
13
Leipzig University, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy, Germany
Departmental MoU for academic and scientific cooperation
14
Ecole normale supérieure (ENS) Networks, France (in Cachan, Lyon, Paris & Rennes)
Umbrella MoU at the institutional network-level proposing collaboration for joint research and academic activities.
15
Academic and Scientific Cooperation, Exchange/mobility
16
Partnership in DBT funded "Building Bharat-Boston Biosciences" (B4) programme to coordinate postdoctoral fellowships and meetings on topics in the frontiers of biological research.
17
Cultural and Scientific cooperation
18
Academic and Research Collaboration
19
Collaboration in the domain of Graphene research
20
Academic collaboration and exchanges
21
Institutional, umbrella and student exchange
22
Visiting student research program
23
School of Life Science, SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies), Japan
Institutional, umbrella, Exchange/mobility
24
Hokkaido University, Japan. Faculty, Graduate School & School of Science, Graduate School of Life Science, Graduate School of Chemical Science & Engineering,
Exchange/mobility, Joint research, Joint Academic
25
Non-proprietary user agreement
26
CMS Experiment, Large Hadron Collider (LHC), European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Switzerland
Full member of the CMS collaboration
27
UK-India LIGO consortium
A collaborative relationship in the field of gravitational wave detection, its spin-off technologies and outreach opportunities.
 
 
 
 

 

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