University of Mysore (UOM) and Chulalongkorn University of Thailand decided on 03 October 2013 to fortify their bond by means of student and lecturer exchange programs along with refining their research works related to fields of Physics, Biochemistry, Chemistry & Biotechnology.
UOM also plans to explore the characteristics of tourism in Thailand and the course that has made the Thailand tourism to boom.
Vice-president Kalaya Tingsabadh of Chulalongkorn university said in a press meet the university has masters programme in cultural management that makes students learn about the Thailand culture in depth and also makes them understand how to efficiently deal with tourists in a professional way.
She mentioned that each year, Thailand attracts more than 20 million visitors and tourists, and this figure is quite big for the country to handle. She said that Chulalongkorn University is all prepared to share the tourism knowledge with India through exchange programs, since India as well has lot of potential for tourism.
Beginning with saying that Chulalongkorn University need to focus on HR development and this could be accomplished by promoting the exchange programme for the students and teacher. She stated that the Chulalongkorn University is ready to bear the cost os teacher’s stay, while air fare would be borne by the teachers only.
K S Rangappa (Vice Chancellor of University of Mysore) told that lecturers of both the universities are putting stress on research activities. Besides, the strengthening of the faculty academically through exchange programmes is also on the aim list. He informed that the UOM teachers will go and teach in the Thailand University for three months and vice versa.