KMV Signs an MoU with Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary
A Monumental International Education Partnership between Two Globally Acclaimed Institutions
KMVites attend Semester at Eotvos Lorand University during their Masters Program
KMV-the Autonomous & Heritage Institution, Jalandhar and Faculty of Education & Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary have entered into an agreement of cooperation for creating a sustainable international education partnership. During Prof. Atima Sharma’s recent visit to the Eotvos Lorand University where she was invited to deliver talks, an MOU was signed between KMV and Eotvos Lorand University. It was signed by Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi, Principal, KMV and Prof.(Dr.) Zsolt Demetrovics, Dean, Eotvos Lorand University during a faculty meet specially organized by the university for the occasion. Throwing more light on this agreement, Principal Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi maintained that this will include exchange of students, faculty, joint research activities and publications and exchange of academic materials et al. As exchange programs provide global exposure, the students of both institutions will stand to gain a lot from these programs. KMV will encourage students to pursue their Masters Program in the faculty of Education and Psychology in collaboration with Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest Hungary. The students of KMV will be able to attend a semester at Eotvos Lorand University during their Master’s programme. It is worth a mention here that KMV has international partnerships & exchange programs with many top league US Universities like Boston, Chatham, Lesley and Harvard. Our students have often attended various programs like Summer Schools etc. in these universities too and have moved on for higher degrees to these universities under KMV collaborations and have been offered scholarships too. Likewise the faculty exchange programs will result in the professional visits of the faculty to their sister campus for familiarization with their counterparts and for possible development of mutually beneficial programs. The two institutions may look into the possibility of undertaking joint academic programs deploying their faculty members, drawing upon their respective strengths. This exchange will include the exchange of research findings of the faculty of both these institutions. Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi further averred that the signing of this agreement indicates a commitment of both institutions to work to establish other opportunities for collaboration and exchange of resources. Prof.(Dr.) Zsolt Demetrovics, Dean, Eotvos Lorand University expressed his keen enthusiasm and interest regarding this partnership with KMV. Both Dr. Atima Sharma Dwivedi and Dean Zsolt Demetrovics assured that the faculty and students of both the institutions will work towards excellence in all academic areas. Prof. Dwivedi further shared that the first group of teachers and students from Budapest will visit KMV in the first half of 2019 for a joint project to be held with KMV students. Such MOUs play a pivotal role in providing the students quality education which meets global standards.
KMV, Jalandhar & Lesley University, USA Sign Historic MoU
Kanya Maha Vidyalaya-the Heritage Institution, Jalandhar and Lesley University have entered into a historic agreement/pact by signing an MoU to create a sustainable international education partnership.While addressing the journalists in a press conference Principal Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi mentioned that KMV constantly aspires to provide international exposure and opportunities to our students for their success at national and international levels.The signing of this agreement indicates a commitment of both institutions to work to further establish opportunities for collaboration and exchange of resources. A glorious highlight of this MOU is that it is the first of its kind agreement signed by any educational institution in this region with Lesley University, USA. Cooperation and collaboration shall be carried out through :
- Student Exchange and Admissions
- Faculty Exchange
- Joint Research Activities and Publications
- Exchange of Academic Materials and Other Information
- Interactive Participation in Joint Conferences & Seminars through Visits & Video Conferencing
Student Exchange/Admissions and Visits
- This program will facilitate KMVites to move to Lesley University after 3 years of study at KMV and get a degree after pursuing education for a year at Lesley University. For Postgraduate courses, students will be admitted directly to Lesley University after passing out from KMV College. The transfer would be based on student’s credits in exams and other achievements; recommended by the Faculty at KMV and Lesley University, USA. For recommended students, IELTS clearance will not be required.
- Exchange shall mean exchange of students from each institution. Lesley University would be sending students to KMV for study of one full semester or short period depending upon the program and likewise for KMV. The total number of students exchanged per year will be determined by both the institutions.
- It will facilitate direct admission of KMV students to PG courses too at Lesley University. Joint Community Service Programmes will be undertaken jointly by the students of both the institutions, in India and USA.
In Faculty Exchange faculty members and administrators of both institutions are entitled to make professional visits to these institutions for Faculty development and enrichment. Teachers from Lesley University will visit KMV to teach students here and vice-versa.
Joint Research Activities and Publications
The two institutions will undertake joint academic programs deploying their faculty members and facilities, drawing upon their respective strengths. Joint publications will be done by students and faculty.
Exchange of Academic Materials and Publications
The faculty from both institutions shall be encouraged to exchange their respective resources and publications. Faculty Development programs will be organized by both institutions for innovative and successful cases of pedagogy.
For the successful fruition of this partnership each institution shall designate an individual responsible for coordinating the specific aspects of the program as well as advising the students. During the era of globalization education has transcended spatio-cultural boundaries and KMV strives at creating global citizens. The intent of this agreement also is to provide exposure to the students of both these institutions by providing the students and faculty from KMV and Lesley opportunities to study and participate fully in the life of the host institution’s community. This partnership is the fourth in the series of International collaborations and partnerships of KMV. Some being KMV-Chatham University collaboration, KMV-Boston University collaboration and KMV-COE College, USA collaboration.