‘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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Choose France Tour

The Choose France Tour takes place twice every year, in autumn and in winter. It gathers some 40 leading institutions from France, who come for one-on-one meetings with Indian students and their parents. The tour usually goes around 5 cities and students can register for free to attend. The Autumn 2019 dates are as follows: Chandigarh -24 September Kolkata – 26 September Bengaluru – 28 September Mumbai -1October Indore – 3 October Register for Free…

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Ambassador’s Breakfast Meeting at Campus France

The Ambassador of France to India, Alexandre Ziegler was accompanied by IFI Director Dr. Betrand de Hartingh and Deputy Counsellor for Science and Education, Professor Adele Martial-Gros  at a meeting with 80 French higher education institutions in Paris last month. Student mobility from India to France was at the heart of the exchanges. Read more about how you can also study in France.

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Mutual Recognition of Academic Qualifications

On 1st May, the agreement between France and India for the Mutual Recognition of Academic Qualifications, signed during President Emmanuel Macron’s maiden State visit to India in 2018, came into force. It is the first such intergovernmental agreement that India has entered into. The agreement was inked by French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10 March 2018, during the India-France Knowledge Summit. This was the first high-level summit for university, scientific…

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