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Nordic Centre in India (NCI), Delhi!


Allow me to first introduce the Nordic Centre in India (NCI)briefly:
The Nordic Centre in India, Delhi, is a not for profit consortium of leading universities and research institutions in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Established in 2001 with the objective to facilitate cooperation in research and higher education between the Nordic countries and India, NCI facilitates and supports a wide range of study and research activities in India and in the Nordic countries. Please visit to know more about us.

We are writing this email to invite and welcome you to join us at the Nordic India Virtual Higher Education Fair starting on November 17th, 2021 to November 19th 2021! This Higher Education Fair focuses on bringing Indian students to interact with the Nordic Universities representatives and learn about study opportunities in the Nordic region
who offers a world-class education, a sound education system known to the entire world. This event will not only help students receive clarity on their plans for the higher education of their interests but also build their path to bright future career options eventually.

If you are seeking and committed to building a better and brighter future for your students, kindly circulate this information to as many students as possible and please advise and encourage them to sign up for this. This event can be a pathbreaking opportunity for Indian students in their future career plans.

We have three days with specific themes lined up for you: 
1. Day one: 17.11.2021 - Masters Programmes in Engineering (Civil and Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Engineering, and Chemical/Biotech) and Computer Science at Nordic universities

2. Day two: 18.11.2021 - Masters Programmes in Business Studies, Economics, Finance, and Banking at Nordic Universities

3. Day three: 19.11.2021 - Doctoral Programmes at Nordic universities

Register at:

The DAAD is organising an online workshop on 24th and 25th November 2021 for administrators/managers/staff of the international offices of universities and higher education institutions from India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The workshop offers the participants a platform for inputs, sharing experiences and discussion. Good practice on how to deal with international students on the campus as well as instruments for attracting international students and faculty for short stays like international summer schools or internships programs will be presented with a focus on DAAD funding programs.


This capacity development workshop will take place in two parts and shall address the setting up of structures of International Offices (part one) and projects and activities in regard to incoming students/faculty (part two).


The event is open for a limited number of participants. You are welcome to apply for either one or both the days. Selected individuals will receive invitations to participate ahead of the event.


Link for registration:


Deadline for registration: 10th November 2021

Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), Lithuania!

We are opening nomination / application period for the Spring term, 2021 / 2022.


Please note! If you have already nominated your students via email (or online during the previous nomination period), PLEASE BE SO KIND TO NOMINATE THEM VIA ONLINE AGAIN.


Only the students nominated via the online system will receive information on application procedure. We sincerely apologize for this extra burden.


How to nominate:

  • Please use this form to nominate your students ->;
  • Choose “VMU Bilateral Exchange” as an Exchange Programme for nomination.

Deadline for nominations – November 11th

Deadline for applications – November 17th


Regarding the deadlines currently provided for nomination and application submission, we would like to reassure you that due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Vytautas Magnus University will consider specific cases where it will be necessary postpone the deadlines.


In case you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail


The deadline for receiving the filled in applications, along with all other supporting documents towards nomination, at the International Collaboration Office, JNU ( is 1st  November 2021 by e-office forwarded by the Chairperson of the School and Dean of the School. Incomplete applications, applications without supporting documents or applications sent through any other means (other than e-Office) will not be entertained.


"Applications are invited from the eligible Students for nomination to Undergraduate and Masters programmes at Universite Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France under the exchange programme for the Spring semester (2021-22). 


Students should submit their applications alongwith their CV, personal statement, photo ID, university transcripts, and French and/or English language test results, and motivation letter. The above documents along with the Language certificate (in the attached format) needs to be forwarded by the Chairperson of the Centre/Dean of the Schools to the International Collaboration office through e-Office only. 


The deadline for receiving the filled in applications, along with all other supporting documents towards nomination, at the International Collaboration Office, JNU ( is 10 November 2021. Incomplete applications, applications without supporting documents or applications sent through any other means (other than e-Office) will not be entertained.

MCI Innsbruck, Austria


MCI Innsbruck is offering two tracks for our winter program in 2022: on-campus and online.


Courses within this program will be held either completely on campus or completely online. For a good overview which courses are on-site and which of them are online, please consult the poster attached to this e-mail.


The program will take place from February 01  – February 25, 2022 and it is themed “Circular Economy: From Purpose to Action”.


We offer technology-based courses as well as course in the field of entrepreneurship.




All courses are suited for undergraduate students and students can select courses from both disciplines.


During the winter program students will have the possibility to attend up to 4 courses, a minimum of 2 courses is a pre-requisite.


Please find enclosed to this e-mail the time table of our program.


In order to facilitate the participation of students from overseas, the online courses have different structures (synchronous, asynchronous or a mixture of both). For a better overview, here is a detailed list of the online classes:


  • Digital Entrepreneurship                                                 week 1 / 01.02.-04.02.                                  completely asynchronous
  • Digital Marketing                                                                      week 2 / 07.02.-11.12.                                  completely asynchronous (can be completed until February 25)
  • Strategic Management & Sustainability                               week 4 / 21.02.-25.02.                                  synchronous (morning classes in CET) with asynchronous elements
  • Artificial Intelligence in the Business Society                      week 3 / 14.02.-18.02.                                  synchronous (afternoon classes in CET)
  • New Product Development                                                    weeks 3 & 4                                                    asynchronous with synchronic parts (evening classes in CET)
  • Social Justice & sustainable development                       weeks 2-4                                                       synchronous (afternoon classes in CET) with asynchronous parts                                                      


For further details and information please consult our short program website:


On the website you will also find the course booklet with the syllabi of the courses.


If you have interested candidates, please email me their nominations by December 03, 2021.


We are very pleased to offer you our program and hope you have students who are interested in our on-campus and/or online courses.

Swiss Embassy, New Delhi


The Swiss Government has announced its call for applications for its Excellence Scholarships for the academic year 2022-2023. The deadline for receipt of applications is 12 November 2021. For candidates from India, PhD, research and post-doctoral scholarships are available.


More information on the scholarships is available at


To receive the application package, they must send an email to 


A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.