UNIVERSITAS AIRLANGGA NEWS – One of the efforts to achieve Top 500 World Class University (WCU) conducted by Universitas Airlangga is through collaboration with reputable international universities. UNAIR intensively cooperates with various international institutions.
For the same reason, Airlangga Global Engagement (AGE) held a meeting with IMT Mines Albi, France. Director of AGE, Prof. Dr. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih, M.Si said the collaboration aims to improve the quality of UNAIR’s scientific fields, especially in the field of science and pharmacy at national and international scene. The meeting was also a preparation meeting as UNAIR is establishing engineering faculty in 2020.
“We are aware that IMT Mines Albi is a technology institute that is truly exclusive and has competencies recognized in many international forums. Thus, we want to collaborate with them, “said Prof. Nyoman.
One of the expectations from the meeting was a quality collaborative research between Faculty of Pharmacy and Bio-Health-Engineering program in the development of medicines, which would certainly benefit many people. Besides, UNAIR also invites students from IMT Mines Albi by offering AGE international programs such as Academic Mobility Exchange for Undergraduate at Airlangga (AMERTA) and summer schools that are directly related to nature and society.
“As a Chemistry lecturer in Faculty of Science and Technology, I’m optimistic that by bringing together adjunct professors, student mobility, and collaborative research with IMT Mines Albi, the performance of UNAIR academics will continue to improve,” said Prof. Nyoman.
This meeting was held on Tuesday, October 29 in Assembly Room A of Management Building, Campus C and attended by representatives of IMT Mines Albi, Lydie Migano.