India: IIT Madras

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. In 1956, the German Government offered technical assistance for establishing an institute of higher education in engineering in India. The first Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in 1959.

University in brief

Language of instruction: English
Academic calendar: Fall Term: 3rd week of July to 1st week of December. Spring Term: 2nd week of Jan to 2nd week of May
Credit system: Max 60 credits per semester is equivalent to 30 hp.
Youtube:  IIT Madras
Note: IITM is situated in the centre of the city Chennai/Madras. Estimated cost of living: ¨~ 750 SEK/month.

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: 2+2 spots per year
Grade requirements: 4