Mumbai, November 12, 2018: Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Management (VESIM) Business School, one of the leading business schools in Mumbai announced the recipient of its Student Exchange Program with its Spanish Partner University – Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena under the framework of the Erasmus +KA107 student mobility program, funded by the European Commission.  As a part of the exchange program, the partner University of VESIM at Spain has selected a student of VESIM for receiving a scholarship on the basis of academic excellence.

As per the scholarship offer, the recipient PGDM student, Rohan Raut of 2019 batch has received a grant from European Commission through Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena to visit and study at Spain for 5 months, to complete his further studies on credit sharing basis at UPCT, Spain. The scholarship will take care of his educational expenses, local expenses and international travel expenses for a period of 5 months. The student will also receive a fair chance to apply for an industry internship during his stay and studies in Spain. With the purpose of providing international exposure to its students, VESIM has developed strong academic tie-ups with various Universities across the globe.

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Commenting on the development, Dr. Satish Modh, Director, VESIM Business School, said, “Our partnership with UPCT, Spain includes the regular exchange of student and faculty which gives us an opportunity to work with international partners and adapt global outlook in management education. This Scholarship has provided an opportunity for our student to take advantage of studying in Spain and gain international exposure in the form of experiential learning”.

An extremely elated Rohan Raut, said, “I have been learning Spanish for many years but I never knew that one day, I will visit and study in Spain. Now after being selected for this scholarship I have a huge responsibility and gratitude towards VESIM for providing me this lifetime opportunity.”

VESIM Business School participates in Erasmus+ programs with its partner universities to receive a grant for student and staff mobility every year. As the student grant is awarded on the basis of academic performance, the school puts forward its list of meritorious students of PGDM batch for student mobility on the basis of the fair selection process. The final number and name of the beneficiary student are decided by the sponsoring University depending upon its selection criteria.

As UPCT and VESIM are strong academic partners, faculties from both the Universities are also exchanged regularly for attending joint events, seminars, and conferences. Recently, Dr. Satish Modh, Director, VESIM Business School, and Dr. Shalini Bariar, Associate Professor & Head – International Relations, VESIM Business School were invited to visit and attend International Staff week celebration and perform teaching activities at UPCT, Spain.