The SRM Group’s new flagship higher education project, SRM University AP- Amaravati has inked a collaborative partnership with France’s leading specialised engineering institution, EFREI. The Memorandum of Understanding for promoting academic collaboration in the areas of Faculty, Student exchange and research collaboration was recently signed.
“We are also privileged to be in partnership with EFREI, its programmes in digital sciences are world class and we hope to leverage their expertise through innovative partnerships and programmes”, said Dr Satyanarayana, soon after signing the MoU.
Founded in 1936, EFREI is today a leading engineering school specializing in information and digital technologies. With more than 7,300 alumni engineers working in France and internationally, EFREI is highly placed among the rankings of recruiting agencies and human resources departments of large companies.
A number of EFREI engineers have taken their place in the history of computing. From Andre Truong (class of 1959), the co-inventor of the first-ever microprocessor to Rani Assaf (class of 1997), one of the minds behind the Freebox (an ADSL modem offered by the French telecommunication provider Free), to name a few.
It has many firsts to its credit: from best engineering program in digital sciences; best engineering school with an international focus for high-paying careers in IT and finance; highest per percentage of alumni hired within 3 months of graduating; and 1st place out of the 15 best engineering schools in France.
SRM University, AP – Amravati is being established as a multi-stream research University and will have the faculties of Engineering and Technology to start with.
SRM University will evolve as a top ranked University with global connections and nationality relevant programs of societal impact. SRM University will provide research based education. Flexible curriculum will be adopted fostering entrepreneurship and innovations.