ISS signs agreement with the National Law School of India University
The MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) sets the foundation for what is hoped to be a fruitful partnership between ISS and the National Law School of India University, Bangalore.
On March 2, ISS signed an agreement establishing cooperation with NLSIU (National Law School of India University) through an integrated PhD programme in Public Policy. The MoU agreement offer students and faculty opportunities for exchange and further advancement in research.
Upon successful defence of their proposal in the second year, a selected number of students will be able to participate in advanced research methods courses at ISS for one or two terms. The MoU also provides for the possibility of the exchange of faculty and research fellows as well as collaborative research, lectures, symposia, and workshops.
ISS faculty member Dr Sylvia Bergh (Associate Professor in Development Management and Governance) and Professor Sony Pellissery of NLSIU have since 2014 been collaborating in the framework of NWO-ICSSR financed research projects on issues to do with the politics of service delivery and public sector accountability.