Knowledge Summit 2

The second edition of the Indo-French Knowledge Summit dedicated to Higher Education, Research and Innovation will take place at the University of Lyon, France on 17 & 18 October, 2019. The Summit is organised by the Embassy of France in India, in partnership with Campus France and the University of Lyon and will be inaugurated by high level dignitaries of the governments of France and India. The two-day summit will involve a series of interactive…

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New Laureates from the Franco-Indian Education Trust Felicitated

French Embassy Chargé d’affaires a.i., Dana Purcarescu, Dr Bertrand de Hartingh, Counsellor Education, Science and Culture, Tony Berland, Legrand CEO, Dr Gun Nidhi Dalmia from the Dalmia group, and Dr Kazem Samandari, founding member of l’Opéra, felicitated the laureates of the Franco-Indian Education Trust on 22 August. 18 new laureates have been awarded scholarships under the UGAM Legrand Scholarship, while 7 former laureates will stay in france for a second year. 5 laureates are going…

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French Touch in Luxury Brand Management Course

The Jesus and Mary College in New Delhi now boasts of a French touch in its academic curriculum. ‘Decoding the French Touch in Luxury Branding’ is the title of a new management course offered to students in collaboration with The American Business School in Paris. The 6-week exchange programme aims to provide a balanced learning experience built on theory and professional practice. An orientation programme that took place on the 9th August saw the presence…

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Espace France in Vellore Institute of Technology!

An agreement was inked between the Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore and the French Institute in India for the establishment of the very first ‘Espace France’ in South India. VIT Vice President, Mr. Sankar Viswanathan, signed the MoU in presence of Mrs.Christine Cornet, Attaché for Books & Ideas at IFI. A space dedicated to students, ‘Espace France’ will facilitate their discovery of opportunities in higher education in France as well as the French language and…

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3rd Campus France Meetings for Research and Innovation

Indo-French partnerships in higher education were on the agenda of the 3rd Campus France Research and Innovation Meetings, attended by IFI’s Deputy Counsellor for Cooperation in Education, Research and Training, Professor Adèle Martial-Gros and her team. The event, held from 8-10 July, was inaugurated by the French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique Vidal. It is a wide platform for French higher education partners from around the world to come together and discuss…

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High level visit to IFI and Campus France Delhi

Senator Jean-Yves Leconte, who represents the French residing outside France, stopped by in Delhi during his visit to India. Accompanied by Attaché for Cooperation in Education Marie Doublier and Consular Counsellor Pascal Chazot, he met Board members of the Lycée Français de Delhi – officiel, representatives from the Centre de Sciences Humaines CSH Delhi and the CNRS and visited the Alliance Française de Delhi. A special point of focus was the renovated Delhi office of Campus France India.

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New Campus France Office in Jaipur!

The brand new Campus France in Jaipur is now open for all students!  A clean and green work space featuring a minimal design- the perfect setting for making those important life decisions. Campus France is a government agency that operates under the French Ministry of External Affairs. We provide personalised counselling sessions and organize various workshops throughout the year for students looking to pursue education in France. These sessions help students acquire relevant and necessary information…

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Indian Students Head Out to France

Indian students are now ready to take off to France for their higher studies, with the ‘Bienvenue en France’ pre-departure session taking place in different cities across India! They already met up to receive final tips, meet with fellow students going to the same regions and receive a little goody bag at the events in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedaba, Kochi and Bhopal. We wish them well for their studies in France! Bonne chance…

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‘Espace France’ in Punjab

Dr Bertrand de Hartingh and Mr Aman Mittal, Associate Director, Lovely Professional University, signed an agreement towards an ‘Espace France’ – an educational and cultural space dedicated to France, in the premises of the university. The space will be inaugurated in September and will allow students to not only learn about French language and culture but also higher education opportunities in France.

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Dr. Bertrand de Hartingh Graces Pune University Convocation Ceremony

“विद्यार्थ्यांना अभिनंदन” were the first words of Dr Bertrand de Hartingh, Counsellor for Education, Science and Culture, French Embassy in India and IFI Director when he spoke as the chief guest at the 115th Convocation ceremony of the Savitribai Phule Pune University. He was welcomed by Hon’ble Prof. Nitin R. Karmalkar, Vice Chancellor, as he became the first foreigner to grace the convocation ceremony as chief guest. The honour has only been bestowed to renowned figures including Jawaharlal Nehru.

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