A workshop on Emerging Academic & Research Opportunities in Europe for STEM organized by Marwadi University

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Are you excited to study in 40+ countries of the EU as part of Semester/s Exchanges? Learn about diverse specializations within STEM? Engage in Research in laboratories of cutting edge world class technology? If yes, how do you go about? Answer to it is an informative & enriching event held by EURAXESS India as part of Engineering Day Celebrations to encourage young minds esp. of Western Gujarat region.

The Information Session by EURAXESS India will introduce these and other opportunities to students, researchers and faculty belonging to Marwadi University as well as Universities & Colleges in Western Gujarat region. This event is Organised by Marwadi University and EURAXESS India

MU is a leading private state university in the Saurashtra peninsula of the state of Gujarat. Presently MU comprises of 07 Faculties, offering degree engineering programmes (at UG, PG and PhD levels), Computer Applications & Information Science programmes, Management programs, Science (BSc, MSc, Ph.D), Arts & Commerce (BBA, BCA, B.Com), and Architecture (B.Arch) programmes. 7500+ students are currently enrolled, supported by 450+ full-time faculty of which nearly 15% have studied abroad for their Post Graduation or Doctorates. International Office at MU was activated here in December 2016 and as its first fruits recently 16 students successfully completed their Summer Schools at TU Kaiserslautern, Germany and 11 students at Wroclaw University of Science & Technology, Poland; similarly one of our senior professor Prof. Dr. A S Arora (Environment & Chemical) was given the opportunity to present his paper at a WUST International Conference co-hosted by Universities from US and the UK.


EURAXESS India is the Indian branch of EURAXESS Worldwide, information and networking tool for European researchers working outside Europe and non-European ones wishing to collaborate and/or pursue a research career in Europe. It provides information about research in Europe, job vacancies, European research policy, as well as opportunities for research funding, international collaboration and trans-national mobility. It also organizes networking events.  Membership is free.

EURAXESS Worldwide is the external window of EURAXESS-Researchers in Motion, a European Commission initiative backed by the countries of the European Research Area. EURAXESS Worldwide has been launched in North America, Japan, China, India, the ASEAN and Brazil.

Event Date and

Event Date: Saturday, 16 September 2017
Venue: Central Auditorium, PG-L&D Building, Marwadi University Campus
01:00pm to 04:30pm
Guest Speakers: 

1. Ms. Ainhitze BIZKARRALEGORRA-BRAVO (Country Representative, EURAXESS India)
2. Mr. Andrzej STUCZYNSKI, Third secretary – Economic Section, Embassy of the Republic of Poland in New Delhi
3. Dr.Sandrine MAXIMILIEN, Attaché for Science and Technology, Mumbai

 Time What
12:45-01:30 pm Registration
1.30-1.40pm Welcome address by Hon. Dean Prof. Dr. Rajendrasinh Jadeja / Hon. Registrar Mr. Naresh Jadeja / Prof. Dr. Y. P. Kosta, Hon. Provost(Rector), Marwadi University, Rajkot, Gujarat _Kindly Approve of specific Name
1.40 -2.25pm
  • Presentation of the EURAXESS Info Session Ainhitze Bizkarralegorra Bravo, EURAXESS India
  • Horizon 2020 – EU Research and Innovation Programme
  • European Research Council Grants (ERC)– EU funded
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships (MSCA) – EU funded
  • Erasmus + – EU funded
2:25-2.35pm Q&A from invited/registered students & guests
2.35-2.50pm Tea break
2.50-3.10pm EURAXESS – Researchers in Motion – EU initiative Ainhitze B.B., EURAXESS India
  • Studies and research opportunities in Poland
  • Andrzej Stuczynski, Third secretary, Economic Section
  • Embassy of the Republic of Poland in New Delhi
3.30-3.50pm Studies and research opportunities in France –
Ms. Sandrine Maximilien, Embassy of France – The Mumbai Science Attaché, The Section for Science and Technology at the French Embassy in India (SST)
  • EURAXESS Science Slam India 2017– competition for researchers/students;
    Ainhitze B.B., EURAXESS India
  • Shreejata Gupta, Erasmus Mundus alumni, EURAXESS Science Slam India finalist 2015 and SERB National Post Doctoral Fellow at Cotton University, Guwahati
4.00-4.10pm Final thoughts by Founder President/Campus Director
Hon. Chairman Mr. Ketan Marwadi/Hon. Provost Prof. Dr. Y. P. Kosta
4.10-4.20pm Thank you remarks and felicitation by Hon. Registrar Mr. Naresh Jadeja / Hon. Prof. Dr. Rajendrasinh Jadeja Kindly Approve of specific Name
4.20-4.30pm  High Tea and End of Event
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