IIT Bombay signed a Memorandum of understanding with University of Sydney on 17/4/2017. In order to promote co-operation the two institutions agree to encourage direct contact and mutually beneficial cooperation between their respective faculty, research institutes, departments and administrative staff.
In accordance with this MoU, the Institutions will use reasonable endeavours, within their limitations to:
-Identify opportunities for joint activities in areas of mutual interest, where areas of mutual interest may include:
-Science and technology, including nanoscale science and technology
-Engineering, and Mathematics
-Facilitate visits from one institution to the other by members of their academic staff for the purpose of participating in workshops, teaching, research programs and other agreed activities
-Explore opportunities for student mobility between institutions, and encourage the exchange of scientific materials, publications and other information between the institutions
The University of Sydney is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850. It is Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the country's leading universities. The university comprises 16 faculties and schools, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. In 2011 it had 32,393 undergraduate and 16,627 graduate students.