IIT-Guwahati strengthens international collaboration with Universities in Canada & Japan

05 March 2024 | News

Aimed at fostering academic and research excellence

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has bolstered its global partnerships by signing four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with renowned international educational institutions. On 3rd March 2024, the institute took a significant step towards enhancing knowledge exchange by formalising collaborations with Dalhousie University, Canada and Gifu University, Japan. All the MoUs have been signed for a period of 5 years and may be further extended based on mutual understanding.

The key highlight of the MoU with Dalhousie University, Canada, is to establish Joint Doctoral Programme. This innovative collaboration marks the inception of joint doctoral programmes designed to foster dynamic research collaborations between scholars and students from both institutions. By facilitating exchange programmes for students and academic staff, fostering joint research activities, and promoting the sharing of research materials, this partnership aims to cultivate a rich academic environment conducive to ground breaking discoveries and academic excellence. 

IIT-Guwahati has established an ‘International Joint PhD Programme’ in collaboration with Gifu University, spanning a standard duration of three years.  IIT-Guwahati has further collaborated with Gifu University to establish a ‘Glocal Expert Programme,’ an international joint-certificate initiative under the Inter-University Exchange Project (IUEP).


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