Objectives of Internationalization @ SIT
Internationalization at SIT is driven by the belief that education and research are global phenomena. The objectives of internationalisation of technical education at SIT Pune are:
- To increase national and international visibility
- To enhance institutional strengths through strategic partnerships
- To mobilize and leverage internal intellectual resources
- To add contemporary learning to student experience
- To develop collaborative research groups
With the motto of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakkam”, SIT provides ample opportunities for its students to develop themselves to be a part of global workforce with an international outlook once they graduate from SIT. Symbiosis International University has Academic Agreements signed with more than 80 reputed International Universities and our students are offered to participate in Global Immersion Programme which includes six months Semester Abroad Programme as well as short duration programmes (2 – 3 weeks) such as Summer Schools, Winter Schools, Industrial visits, Internships etc in the partner Universities abroad.
SIT students have been attending such programmes regularly at Indiana Purdue University (USA), Ingolstadt University (Germany) , Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) Telecom Ecole De Management (France), Berlin School of Law and Economics (Germany), Western University (Ontario), Ritsumeikan University (Japan) etc. Students also work as interns on AEISEC projects in countries like Italy, Egypt, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka for almost two months duration. In June 2019, sixty one students participated in Study tour to Germany and Switzerland and visited renowned companies like Mercedes Benz, BSF, John Deere, BASF, BMW Welt and few others.
A good number of SIT students have gone abroad for their higher studies in Universities like Carnegie Mellon, Penn State Univ., Virginia Tech Univ., Arizona State Univ., Illinois Univ., North Eastern Univ., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Univ. in Buffalo, Georgetown Univ. etc (USA), Monash University (Australia), Durham College (Canada), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Institute Superieur d’electronique de Paris (France) etc . These proud alumni of SIT, are working in leading organizations across the globe and are connected with their alma mater. They visit SIT and interact, motivate and guide SIT students aspiring to go abroad to do their Masters’.
The distinguished academicians/ scientists from abroad are invited to teach, deliver the talks, and hold workshops for the students to keep them updated in their selected Engineering domains. The curriculum is regularly revised and updated to meet the International standards.SIT faculty collaborate for Research and Academics with the faculty from the foreign Universities and stay updated with the latest development in their areas of expertise to impart quality technical education to their students. Students also participate abroad for International events such as Model United Nations, Sports competition, International conferences etc.
All the students of SIT are encouraged to participate in Global Immersion Programme and enrich their engineering education with international exposure.