University Centre for International Co-operation (UCIC)
Dr. Sajimon Abraham
Mahatma Gandhi University established University Centre for International Cooperation (UCIC) as an integral part of the interdisciplinary convergence academia centre during 2010. The central objective of the UCIC has been to explore the ways and means that shall facilitate collaborative teaching, research and outreach programmes with reputed institutions from abroad. 13 international students were admitted to Mahatma Gandhi University during 2014-15. List attached.
The Porgrammes and activities of the UCIC shall be organized by a Faculty consisting of Members of the faculty of the School of International Relations and Politics as well as other academic departments of the university. Adjunct faculty shall be drawn from among the colleges affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University as well as from other Universities and Educational Institutions, in Kerala. Besides, there shall be Guest Faculty, visiting Faculty as well as visiting Scholars and Fellows invited from in India and abroad.
INDIA STUDY PROGRAMME
The University Centre for International Cooperation (UCIC) established the India Study Programme for international students as part of the internalization programme in Mahatma Gandhi University. The India Study programme was supported by the Kerala State Higher Education Council. The following activities were initiated under this programme:.
A. Launched a separate website for international students;
B. Published an international brochure for promoting India Study programme;
C. Submitted proposal to the Government of Kerala for the construction of an international students/scholars hostel;
D. Completed credit transfer regulation for foreign students;
E. Completed P.G and PhD regulation for foreign students
UCIC received a financial award of Rs. 10 Lakhs from the Department of Higher Education, Government of Kerala for promoting India Study Programme.
ICCR Sponsored International Students during 2014
List of Foreign Students Admitted to Mahatma Gandhi University Teaching Departments through the ICCR Sponsored Cultural Exchange Schemes / Exchange Scholars / MoU during 2014