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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 for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in Bonn, West Germany, in 1959.

University in brief

Language of instruction: English
Academic calendar: July - November, January - May
Credit system: Undergraduate; 54 credits is equivalent to 30 ECTS, Graduate; 50 credits is equivalent to 30 ECTS.
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: 3+3 semester spots per year
Grade requirements: 4

Programme specific information

If your programme or your school is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.