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Ashoka University Inks MoU With HEC Paris

22 March 2017

Ashoka University has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HEC Paris.

The collaboration brings together one of the world’s leading European Business Institutes and India’s pioneering Liberal Arts university to promote cooperation on academic and research development between the two. As a part of the MoU, the two institutions will look at designing innovative academic programs and course curricula at Ashoka. The collaboration will explore opportunities such as allowing faculty and students to spend time with the partner university and create joint research programmes.

Commenting on the occasion, Peter Todd, Dean, HEC Paris said, “As two progressive educational institutions with multi-disciplinary capabilities, HEC Paris and Ashoka University have a potential for a strong research collaboration. Through this partnership, we are taking a definite step towards a stronger commitment to world-class education and joint value creation.”

Vineet Gupta, Co-Founder and Pro-Vice Chancellor Ashoka University said, “We are excited to collaborate with HEC Paris, which has advanced the frontiers of management education and research across the globe. We are looking forward to working together with them to create high-quality research and education opportunities for students and faculty. This partnership also offers a great opportunity for us to expand the possibilities of our academic excellence and research globally.”

What does the MoU entail?

  • Creating innovative academic programs and course curricula at Ashoka
  • Allowing and facilitating faculty members from each university to spend time (short term, semester, long-term, etc.) at the other university
  • Creating joint research programmes between faculty of Ashoka and HEC Paris and professional development of Ashoka faculty that may include faculty exchanges

Press contact

HEC Paris

Julie Dobiecki +33 1 39 67 94 39, dobiecki@hec.fr


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