Invitation for Faculty Exchange Program - Chandigarh University, India

The email below is circulated on behalf of UPEI's Office of Study Abroad and International Collaboration. Faculty members who are interested in the exchange opportunity should submit a 500 word Letter of Interest to Sherilyn Acorn-LeClair, International Liaison Officer ( 

Dear Partner University

Greetings from Chandigarh University, INDIA!

Chandigarh University (CU) has the distinction of ushering in a new era higher education by creating a unique, inspirational academic model coupled with unprecedented industry patronage for experiential learning, supported by outstanding facilities and extensive international partnerships. The university has been bestowed with a number of awards and recognitions including Asia's Fastest Growing Private Institution, Outstanding Engineering Institute, outstanding B-School and Innovation awards.

With the untiring efforts of faculty and students, CU has become a front runner institution in the region. Besides having ultra-modern infrastructure, dedicated and eminent faculty and excellent placements, CU remains committed to acquire synergetic outcome by blending knowledge, skill, creativity and competence on bedrock of ethical values. As a part of the memorandum of understanding between our universities, we request you to nominate your faculty for a "faculty exchange program" for the list of courses mentioned below. The program is scheduled to run from 7th January, 2019 till 29th March, 2019. The nominated faculty will be provided with boarding and lodging for the mentioned period. However the host university shall not sponsor air fares or provide any remuneration to the nominated faculty for this program.

Adding to that, we also would like to express our interest to conduct a collaborated research by our universities in various areas of specialization. This program is also applicable to Research Scholars studying in your esteemed University, who are keen to work on any of the common Research area of both Universities. Please find enclosed herewith the details of Institutes and Research Centers related to Chandigarh University along with Research Areas of faculty for your ready reference. This shall empower and strengthen our universities to progress on their research in various fields I request you to submit the list of nominated faculty along with their profile for faculty exchange program and your expression of interest for the collaborated research program by 15th September, 2018. The faculty Exchange program is applicable to all our institutes as list attached herewith. The shortlisted faculty member will be informed by 25th September, 2018.

We are looking forward to your response.

Thanks & Regards

Prof. Rajan Sharma
Deputy Director (International Relations)
Chandigarh University
Email:  8146651590
Skype: rajansharma_cu


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