Mr. Erik af Hällström, Consul General at the Consulate General of Finland in Mumbai visited the University of Hyderabad (UoH) on 10th January 2024. He held discussions on possible areas of collaboration with Prof. BJ Rao, Vice Chancellor; Prof. Samrat L Sabat, Director-Research & Development and Prof. Chetan Srivastava, Director-Office of International Affairs.

During the discussion, it was felt that research collaborations and students’ mobility should be explored between UoH and the educational institutions in Finland.

Previously, Mr. Erik af Hällström has served as Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Finland in New Delhi, as Desk Officer and Director in the Unit for UN and General Global Affairs and as Leader of Africa Policy. He has held positions in Finland’s Embassies in Brazil and The Hague and in Finland’s Permanent Representation in Geneva.