Building N at the Växjö campus

Indian students learn more about sustainable development at Linnaeus University

Seminars and study visits at the university and other sites in the south Småland region will give 16 students from the Indian Institute of Management good examples of sustainability.

During an intensive week, 4 to 8 September, a group of 16 students from the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML) will visit Linnaeus University in Växjö. Lucknow, with three million inhabitants, is the largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in north-east India, close to Nepal.

The students belong to the Master Programme in Sustainable Management and their visit is part of IIML’s International Immersion Program. During their week in Växjö they will take part of current research at the university, as well as visit a number of sites meet good exemples of sustainability. Among the study visits are the wooden houses of the Välle broar project, the recycling plant at Norremark and the district heating plant Sandviksverket, as well as Pukeberg, Kährs and IKEA.

Organizer of and host during the visit is Dr Krushna Mahapatra at the Department of Built Environment and Energy Technology.