Faculty Abroad Program

SRM encourages faculty members to go abroad and work in prestigious universities across the world either for short-term or long term research, doctoral, post-doctoral or Sabbatical.

The Broad Plan of Action: The Selected Faculty


Before departure: by SRM

  • Secure acceptance of SRM faculty by targeted eminent professors overseas.
  • On acceptance, facilitate their travel -  visa, ticketing, stay etc.

During the stay overseas: faculty

  • Joint Research
  • Exposure to research & grant writing
  • Auditing Courses
  • Networking with eminent professors

On return of faculty

  • They would become Research Faculty (RF) with one course teaching load of 4 hours per week
  • Would be provided with seed fund of Rs 10 – 20 lacs to create the basic research facilities
  • Establish a  critical mass with  2 -3 research associates with flexible salary of Rs 20,000 to 25,000 per month, 2 – 3 full time PhD, 5- 10 graduates.