University Of Mysore (UOM) and Chulalongkorn University of Thailand on Thursday October 4th, 2013 decided to strengthen their bonds through student and faculty exchange programmes and research works in the field of Physics, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Biotechnology.
A six-member team from Chulalongkorn University has been inspecting the faculties and infrastructure at the University of Mysore since October 1st, 2013. Chulalongkorn University Vice-President Kalaya Tingsabadh interacted with Vice-Chancellor of University of Mysore K S Rangappa on Thursday October 4th, 2013. A memorandum of understanding is likely to be signed between the two institutions soon.
Mysore University wants to explore the strong points of Thai Tourism and the various curriculums offered by Chulalongkorn University in Tourism. Thailand attracts millions of tourism every year. Thailand University is ready to help India in the matter of tourism as India has tremendous tourism potential. Vice-Chancellor of University of Mysore K S Rangappa informed the Thai delegates about plans to introduce PG course in tourism.
Chulalongkorn University Vice-President Kalaya Tingsabadh said “the varsity intends to go for exchange of students and faculty and organizing joint student workshops.” He further added Thailand tourism is booming because of the fact that University has various programmes and courses dealing with tourists in a professional way. There is masters programme in cultural management, which highlights Thailand culture and history.
Chulalongkorn University wants to concentrate on HR development through the student and faculty exchange programmes. The University wants to strengthen relations with India under the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Both the University will emphasize on research activities and faculty exchange.