Building Stronger Universities II – KU
Start date: 31 October, 2014
End date: 29 September, 2017
Building Stronger Universities
Project code: BSU2-KU
Aalborg University (AAU), Department of Development and Planning; Department of Electronic Systems,
Aarhus University (AU), Dept. of Science and Technology; Dept. of Agroecology; Dept. of Engineering; Dept. of Culture and Society; Dept. of Culture and Society; Dept. of Health,
Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal,
Torsten Rødel Berg, Aarhus University (Danish anchor person),
University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Dept. of Geography and Planning,
Total grant: 5,300,000 DKK
Contact person: Sagar Raj Sharma
The overall objective of the partnership programme is to strengthen Kathmandu University's (KU) capacity to carry out quality research and PhD education on major social, economic, and technical aspects of societal development in Nepal.
There are two intermediate (2 years) objectives: The first is to lay the groundwork for strengthening KU's institutional capacity to carry out research in two ajor areas (urban futures and renexable energy). The second is to improve administrative research support services; smooth, transparent and demand-driven procedures in particular.