The ICFAI School of Architecture a constituent of the ICFAI Foundation of Higher Education (IFHE) deemed University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the prestigious Italian University Politecnico Di Milano (Ranked No. 1 in Italy by QS) on August 23, 2021. The MoU was signed virtually.
Dr. J Mahender Reddy, Vice Chancellor – IFHE said that “The agreement with the renowned institution like Politecnico Di Milano which is more than 150 yrs old is a great value addition and it will enhance the research activities of the faculty of the ICFAI School of Architecture (ISarch)”.
Prof. Matteo Poli, DASTu, Politecnico Di Milano in his statement said, “The MoU will be the basis of several exchanges for students and professors of India and Italy, Milano and Hyderabad on architecture, landscape and urban design”.
Highlights of the MoU:
- To co-operate in conduct of seminars, courses, workshops, summer schools, internships and other research activities;
- To organize meetings, lectures etc., to share the knowledge and experience;
- To enable the exchange of teachers, researchers and students.
Ms. Varshini Varanasi, Visiting Faculty of ISarch and a former student of Milano, and Dr. Massimo Vianello, Advisor at ICFAI School of Architecture actively coordinated with the authorities in Italy for the successful completion of this MoU.
About Politecnico Di Milano:
Politecnico Di Milano is a scientific-technological University established in the year 1863 trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. The University has seven locations across Italy with over 47,000 students enrolled in this academic year.
The University is adjudged No.1 in Italy by the latest rankings released by QS Agency (updated as on June 2021).
The University has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research, developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer.
Politecnico was one of the first Italian universities to implement the reform of the university system, which led to the “three plus two” education structure with Bachelor of Science and Master of Science programmes.
Since the academic year 2000-2001 the institution has also set up a bachelor’s programme in Computer Engineering online, the first of its kind in Italy.
About ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE):
The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE) is Deemed-to-be University under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. ICFAI Business School (IBS) is a constituent of IFHE. About five thousand eight hundred students are pursuing various programs in the Faculty of Management (ICFAI Business School), Faculty of Science & Technology (IcfaiTech), Faculty of Law (ICFAI Law School) and ICFAI School of Architecture, NAAC, an autonomous institute of University Grants Commission has also accredited The University with ‘A+’ Grade with an impressive score (institutional CGPA) of 3.43 out of 4. To suit the present day competitive environment, IFHE has a mission to create entrepreneurs capable of contributing to different fields of business and management.