Panjab University to have Research and Academic Collaboration with Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic

Chandigarh December 06, 2023

Koral ‘Purnoor’, Demokratic Front, Chandigarh  –  06December:

A five member delegation from Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic visited Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, to discuss potential collaborations and partnerships in various fields of academics & research and student exchange programmes.

The delegation from Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic  doc. Ing. Svatopluk Kapounek, Ph.D. (Dean Faculty of Business and management) Ing. Marcel Sevela, Ph.D. (Vice-Dean of Faculty of  business and management) doc. Ing. Oldrich Trenz, Ph.D. (Associate Professor) Ing. Pawan Kumar Mishra, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor and South Asia Coordinator)
Bc. Elika Fojtíkova (International relations) were warmly welcomed by Prof. Renu Vig, the Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University, along with Prof. Rumina Sethi, DUI, Prof. Harsh Nayyar, Director, Research & Development Cell, Prof. Kewal Krishan, Dean International Students and other senior faculty members i.e. Prof Monika Aggarwal and Prof. Suveera Gill. Dr. Vishal Sharma introduced the team to the university for International Collaboration. The visit aimed to explore opportunities for mutually beneficial collaborations between the two prestigious universities.

Both sides emphasized the importance of fostering strong academic and research collaborations to address global challenges and promote innovation and cultural exchange amongst students and faculty.

Prof. Renu Vig expressed optimism about the prospects of mutual collaborations in the field of Business Management, Artificial Intelligence, stating, “This visit marks a significant step towards strengthening ties between our universities and fostering collaborative efforts in cutting-edge research and innovation.

The visit concluded with a commitment to further explore the potential for collaborative initiatives and partnerships.  The visit of the delegation to Panjab University was a significant step towards establishing meaningful collaborations and partnerships and it is expected to pave the way for increased academic and research cooperation between the two universities in the future.

Prof. Kapounek showed keen interest in establishing collaboration with Panjab University in terms of academic and research exchange programmes.  The delegates visited the campus and appreciated its architectural structure.