February 2014
France, India

Network “n+i” delegation back at DTU to enhance student mobility under the Double Degree Program

Network“n+i” Engineering Institutes is a consortium of over 60 GraduateEngineering Schools from France under the Ministry of French Higher Education. Network “n+i” has been actively present in India since 2004  to promote French engineering programmes and has seen a steady growth in the number of Indian students opting for M tech degree courses from France. It offers students not only a single window opportunity for securingmultiple admissions to study Masters in Engineering/Technology inprestigious French engineering colleges through a rather simple online application, but also the program is unique in its offering of a comprehensiverange of services comprising cultural and linguistic integration as also methodologicalintegration to ensure academic success of international students pursuingengineering studies in France.

The Network“n+i” has actively pursued the development of structured mobility programs with highquality engineering institutes in India. Another milestone in structured mobility programmes within the ambit of the Network“n+i” is the inking of the recent MoU with Delhi Technological University (DTU) for a Double Masters in Signal & Image Processing.  The MOU was signed in the presence of the Ambassador of France to India Mr François RICHER, the President of Network “n+i” Mr Alain AYACHE and the Vice-Chancellorof DTU Prof. PB SHARMA at the recently held India-France Technology Summit. 

The student exchange under this agreement foresees student mobility  betweenthe  DTU and Network “n+i” member, ENSEEIHT – (EcoleNationale Supérieure d'Electrotechnique, d'Electronique, d'Informatique etd'Hydraulique de  Toulouse).Mr Pierre Dauchez,Head of Academic Affairs from Network “n+i”, Ms Danielle ANDREU – Head International Relations from ENSEEIHT, along with Ms Golda MALHOTRA –India Coordinator for Network "n+i", met Vice Chancellor of DTU Mr PB Sharma in February 2014 to firm up the mobility of students and to structurethe program for final implementation for the coming academic session. Theagreement also foresees faculty movement in coming months. Indian students willstudy one year in India and then one year in France and vice-versa, leading tothe award of a double master’s degree.