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Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras)

Available places: 10 (for the academic year 2021/2022)

Established: 1959 with technical and financial assistance from the former government of West Germany which has led to many research collaborations with universities and institutes in Germany.
Number of students: 8,000
Campus: Much of the campus is a protected forest, home to large numbers of chital (spotted deer), black buck, monkeys, and other rare wildlife.
Student life: IIT Madras has advanced research centres in several technical and scientific areas, with close to 100 laboratories.

The university has been ranked Top Engineering Institute in India by National Institutional Ranking Frameworks 2018.

About Chennai

Chennai is the capital of the state Tamil Nadu. It is one of the largest cities in India, with over 4,6 million inhabitants and 8,7 million in the metropolitan area. It is one of the biggest cultural, economic and educational centres of India.

In 2016, Chennnai was rated the safest city in India by Mercer's Quality of Living Survey.

Information from Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Restrictions:

Se Fact Sheet – general information further down

Full time studies (corresponding to 30 hp): 60 credits

Course types: 9–60 credits

Course levels

Undergraduate and graduate courses are available within the following departments:
Aerospace Engineering
Applied Mechanics
Bio Technology
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Design
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Ocean Engineering
Physics

Courses within the following departments are at graduate level only:
Humanities and Social Sciences
Management
Mathematics
Chemistry

Academic year
Autumn term: July–December
Spring term: January–May

Accommodation

When students arrive to IITM, they will be provided housing in one of the hostels. IIT Madras provides housing to all students and there are 20 hostels (including four for women only).

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IIT Madras

Student grants and loans for studies outside of Sweden

You may be entitled to student grants and loans from CSN when studying abroad.

As the cost of living and accommodation may be higher abroad, you can apply for an extra loan known as an additional loan for studies abroad.

You can also apply for an additional loan to cover additional costs, i.e. travel and insurance costs.