ETU "LETI" and CUSAT to Launch a Double Degree Program


ETU “LETI” and Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT, India) signed an agreement on the launch of a double degree Master's program in New Generation of Electronics Component Base. This is the first such initiative for Russian-Indian cooperation in higher education.

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On 8 April 2024, in the Indian city of Cochin, ETU "LETI" and CUSAT signed an agreement on the implementation of a double degree program. The official document was signed by Dr. Miira Vi, Head of the Administration of CUSAT, and Anastasia Minina, Vice-Rector for International Affairs of ETU "LETI".

During the meeting, Anastasia Minina addressed the Indian colleagues with a speech. She highlighted the fact that the joint program of ETU "LETI" and CUSAT was the first such project in the history of Russian-Indian university cooperation.

“Today we are signing the Double Diploma Agreement, which is going to be the first double degree diploma between our countries. I strongly believe that it will benefit our universities and our countries and promote internationalization of higher education and academic collaboration. The development and implementation of this program became possible thanks to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and Rosatom State Corporation. We highly appreciate their involvement and support."

Anastasia Minina, Vice-Rector for International Affairs ETU "LETI"

According to the agreement, the Master’s students from India studying New Generation of Electronics Component Base, study at first at CUSAT, then at ETU "LETI". Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive diplomas of both universities.

In addition to the first Russian-Indian double degree program for Master's students, the agreement between ETU LETI and CUSAT provides for cooperation in the sphere of continuing education for teachers. In May 2024, seven CUSAT teachers will do a course in New Generation of Electronic Component Base at ETU "LETI". Besides, the parties are currently developing a second joint educational program – “Photonics and Quantum Electronics”.

Elena Rodina, a 4th-year student of the Faculty of Humanities of ETU "LETI"