Over the years, TERI University has established strategic academic ventures and tie-ups, which have helped the institution to strengthen knowledge-sharing and gain tremendously from cross-cultural learning.
University of Technology, SydneyMs. Garima Vats, Doctoral Student (Energy and Environment) 2014.
University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, FranceMs. Aparna Choudhary, MTech (Urban Development and Management) 2014
Ms. Lekha Thakkar, MTech (Urban Development and Management) 2014
Mr. Vaibhav Rao, MTech (Urban Development and Management) 2015
Mr. Abir Nilosey, MTech (Urban Development and Management) 2015
Simon Fraser University, CanadaMs. Prakriti Prajapati, MSc (Economics) 2015
Freie University of Berlin, GermanyMs. Nidhi Sharma, MSc (Environmental Studies and Resource Management) 2015
Ms. Deepti Roy, MSc (Climate Science & Policy)
Ms. Swarnalakshmi Umamaheshwaran, Doctoral Student (Policy Studies) 2015
The university has collaborative arrangements with world-class universities in the USA, UK, Canada, Germany, Australia, and Iceland. The university also has cooperation agreements with several financial institutions for creating social capital to pursue higher education programmes.Students and faculty gain relevant international exposure through international tie-ups with leading foreign universities, which helps to develop joint venture projects, academic and scientific activities such as courses, seminars, conferences, lectures, and to exchange staff/students, materials and publications of common interest.
Memorandums of Understanding
TERI University has signed MoU's with the following universities/Institutions. These are aimed at collaborative research, faculty and student exchanges, as well as partnerships in curriculum development:
- Albert Ludwings University of Freiburg, Germany
- Carleton University, Canada
- Chubu University, Japan
- Charotar University of Science & Technology, Gujarat
- Deakin University, Australia
- Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
- Linnaeus University (School of Engg.) Sweden
- McGill University, Canada
- Ministry of Education, Leisure & sports, Govt. of Quebec
- North Carolina State University, USA
- Open Society Institute, USA
- Public Health Foundation of India
- Queensland University of Technology, Australia
- Tor Vergata Economic Foundation, Italy
- University of Victoria, Canada
- University of Glamorgan, UK
- University of Saskatchewan, Canada
- University of Seychelles
- University of Finland
- University of Technology Sydney
- Utrecht University
- Technical University of Denmark
Recently The Government of Quebec and TERI/TERI University has further enhanced academic cooperation through the renewal of TERI-Quebec scholarships for PhD and Post Doctoral research.
The agreement was signed by the Director-Counsel, Quebec Office in Mumbai, Mr Benoit-Jean Bernard, for and on behalf of the Government of Quebec, and the Vice Chancellor, TERI University, Dr Leena Srivatava, representing TERI University on 1 February 2013 at the Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi. The Minister of International Relations and External Trade of Quebec, Mr. Jean Francois Lisee; Chancellor, TERI University, Dr R K Pachauri; and the Chairperson, University Grants Commission, Prof. Ved Prakash were present.
The agreement is valid for the next three years (till February 2016) and allows one annual doctoral scholarship of CAD 25,000 and two fellowships for brief research trips (four months), each valued at CAD 12,000. The scholarships are for TERI University students (graduates and those in the final semester) and TERI employees.
The collaboration between TERI University and Technical University of Denmark covers an exchange programme funded by Novozymes A/S and the Henning Holck-Larsen Foundation. Students and researchers from the field of Biotechnology study advanced technical applications to make or modify products or processes for Industrial or scientific use.
International faculties at TERI University
- Prof. V Ramanathan, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, Scripps Institution of Ocenography, University of California, San Diego, United States of America
- Ambassador Arne Walther, Associate Fellow, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway
- Dr Susan Jickells, Coordinator, Post-graduate skills training coordinator, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
- Dr Cynthia Carliell-Marquet, Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
- Dr Zinaida Fadeeva, Associate Fellow with UNU-IAS, UNU-IAS, Japan
- Dr Carl Hoecke, Department of Natural Resources, University of Freiburg, Germany
- Ms Paivi Ahonen, Department of Policy Studies, University of Oulu, Finland, Finland
- Dr Heidi Hobbs, Associate Professor, Director, Master of International Studies, NC State University, USA
- Prof. Gianni Vaggi, Professor of Economics, University of Pavia, Italy
- Dr Gerry Luginbuhl, Professor and Interim Department Head, Department of Microbiology, North Carolina State University, USA
- Dr Vivek Fellner, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University, USA
- Dr Francis de los Reyes, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University, USA
- Dr Erin Sills, Associate Professor and Director of International Programs, Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, USA
- Dr Robert Moog, Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science And Public Administration, North Carolina State University, USA
- Dr David P Gilmartin, History Professor, North Carolina State University, USA
- Dr Duarte B. Morais, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Mgt., Associate Professor, North Carolina State University, USA
- Dr Nitya Rao, Senior Lecturer in Gender Analysis and Development, School of International Development, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
- Dr Vasudha Chottray, Lecturer in Development Studies, School of International Development, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
- Dr Anil Markandya, Scientific Director of BC3, Basque center for climate change, Spain
- Prof. Timothy G Gregoire, Professor of Forest Management, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, USA
- Dr Karen C Seto, Associate Professor of Urban Environment, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, USA
- Prof. Ravi Rajan, Sr. Research Fellow, University of California, USA
- Dr Rajan Kotru, Research Scholar, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Nepal
- Dr Godfrey Boyle, Director, Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology, UK
- Dr Martin Beckmann, Professor, Brown University Rhode Island
- Dr Kirsten Jorgenson, Professor FFU, Freie University, Berlin
- Prof. Michel Aragno, Honorary professor, Institute of Biology, Switzerland
- Dr Floris van den Berg, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, Netherland
- Dr Ilan Chabay, Senior Fellow, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam, Germany
Exchange Programmes and Partnerships
TERI University conducts exchange programmes with the following universities: Yale School of Forestry and Environment Management, USA; University of Victoria, Canada; North Carolina State University, USA; Queensland University of Technology, Australia; and Freie University Berlin, Germany. Selected students get to spend a term or a whole year at these universities..
TERI University also has partnerships with various universities and institutes across the world for collaborative research, academic support in terms of courses, seminars, conferences, developing academic programmes, etc. These institutes and universities include Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA; University of Nottingham, UK; Michigan State University, USA; University of New South Wales, Australia; Freie University Berlin, Germany; University of Iceland, Iceland; University of Glamorgan, UK; University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Sindicatum Climate Change Foundation, UK; and The John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation, USA and also those with whom the university conducts exchange programmes.
These exchange programmes and partnerships facilitate the exchange of ideas and resources and exposure to new experiences and outlooks.
TERI University has joint Ph.D programmes with the following universities:
- Deakin University, Australia (http://www.deakin.edu.au/)
- University of Technology, Sydney, Australia (https://www.uts.edu.au/)
These collaborative relationships lead to a jointly awarded degree at the level of Doctor of Philosophy. The student will be guided by supervisors both from TERI University and the collaborating university and will need to meet the requirement of both universities for the award.
Candidates wishing to apply for these programmes are advised to study research areas of interest in the colloborating universities and bring this out in their application to TERI University.
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