In order to further aggravate research and academic work with its affiliates, the prestigious educational institute of US, Harvard University is going to open international offices in India, China and South Africa. The University is presently awaiting consent from the Indian government to set up their School of Public Health Office in Mumbai.
Apart from setting office in Mumbai, the university has taken authorized consent to set up international offices in Cape Town and Beijing. Each of these offices are in different stages of development and would soon begin functioning. The Indian office’s proposal is in its nascent stage of development compared to that of in China or South Africa. The university is hoping that the Indian government’s approval over the office would come by this summer and they could start working on the same in the country.
In Cape Town, the Centre for African Studies is expected to open up by the end of 2015 or early 2016. In Beijing though there would be an international office set up by Harvard in line with the existing Harvard Centre in Shanghai.
These new offices would then join with 16 other Harvard offices across the globe including several Latin American based offices, Business School location across Asia and recently opened Medical school research centre in Dubai to conduct academic works and taking forward research work in various fields.
Previously the Harvard University President Drew Faust had visited India and China to expand the reach of Harvard and its possibilities to the rest of the world and its associate nations.
- Harvard University is going to open international offices in India, China and South Africa
- In India the office will be set up at Mumbai
- These new offices would then join with 16 other Harvard offices across the globe