Thapar University ties up with Tel Aviv University
- Tie up for academic cooperation
- Credit transfer programs in engineering and life sciences, participation in TAU’s summer programs, post-doctoral fellowships, semester exchange opportunities
- Work together in research, enable joint proposals to funding bodies and institutions
November 3, 2017 - Thapar University, (TU) signs a comprehensive institutional agreement with Tel Aviv University Israel (TAU). The MOU includes research, teaching and student exchange.
Tel Aviv University is consistently ranked in the top 20 in the world in terms of scientific citations and among the top 100 universities internationally. Thapar University is globally ranked in the World’s best university ranking, The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking.
Both Universities agree to establish a programme for academic cooperation. From the perspective of students, this agreement brings the benefits of credit transfer programs in engineering and life sciences, participation in TAU’s summer programs, post-doctoral fellowships and semester exchange opportunities.
The universities will also work together in research. Joint proposals to funding bodies and institutions are also envisaged. With over a hundred research centres, TAU “is defined by ground-breaking research, leading researchers and faculty, a strong interdisciplinary focus, and the values of globalism, pluralism and social responsibility.”
On signing the agreement Professor Joseph Klafter, President TAU commented “like Thapar, we’re strong in engineering and management, and also have a wide spectrum of departments across the sciences, humanities and arts.” Mr. Gautam Thapar, President Thapar University, emphasized that “strategic international partnerships enhance the quality and reach of Thapar University. Such synergistic partnerships enable students, the leaders of tomorrow, to learn to face world challenges. I am pleased that TAU and Thapar University have come together.”
About Thapar University:
Thapar University, founded in 1956, is housed in a 250-acre campus in Patiala, Punjab. It is globally ranked at World’s most influential university ranking, Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2018, ranks India’s Thapar University in the 801-1000 bracket in 1102 institutions globally from 88 countries, 18 among 42 institutions in India. It is in the 19th position among 35 Indian institutions by The QS Asia University Rankings 2018. It is ranked 26th by National Institute Raking Framework (NIRF-2017). Thapar University has a deep contemporization partnership with Trinity College Dublin.
Thapar University is committed to developing high quality, professionally groomed technical and engineering manpower possessing multifaceted personality with respect for professional and social ethics, national values and the spirit of human emancipation. Thapar University believes in providing opportunities to students to broaden their horizons and develop cross-cultural perspectives enabling them to engage in the adventure of learning and discovery.
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