Atlanta-based Georgia Institute of Technology signed a memorandum of understanding with the Andhra Pradesh government of southern India June 6 to potentially set up a campus near Hyderabad.
“The Georgia Institute of Technology has signed a nonbinding memorandum of intent that expresses our interest in the possibility of establishing a presence in India. Georgia Tech is considering the possibility of establishing graduate-level programs there,” according to an official statement from the university.
Georgia Tech has been scouting India to set up a campus since 2004.
Apart from offering foreign degrees, the university would look at developing customized courses in partnership with local universities to suit Indian requirements, university officials said in reports.
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