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Posted: May 26, 2009
Nanyang and Munich universities' partnership focuses on faculty and student exchange
(Nanowerk News) Nanyang Technological University (NTU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Technische Universität München (TUM), a leading German research university, to foster faculty and student exchanges on Monday, 25 May 2009.
The signatories were NTU President Dr Su Guaning and TUM President Dr Wolfgang A. Herrmann.
The MOU sealed the commitment of the two institutions to promote international cooperation through the exchange of scientific information; visits by and the exchange of faculty and students for research and study; the exchange of information including research publications; and joint research activities in areas of common interest.
"Currently, we have a highly specialised Master of Science (Microelectronics) programme that is jointly offered by NTU and TUM to train engineers for work in silicon wafer fabrication industry. In addition, TUM and NTU conduct the Master of Science (IC Design) joint programme, which has a strong technical emphasis on both the theory and practice of integrated circuit design. In the near future, we will be rolling out another joint Master of Science (Aerospace Engineering) and a joint PhD programme. Through this MOU, we hope to strengthen our relationship further, especially in the area of student exchange, which will provide students from both universities a unique cross-cultural learning experience," said NTU President Dr Su Guaning.