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International Partners

Ashoka University has partnerships with several well-known universities across the globe. With these partners Ashoka has ongoing faculty visits for teaching, student mobility (outbound and inbound), research collaboration, short-term study opportunities, as well as joint programmes. Get more information about international partners by writing to gesp.office@ashoka.edu.in

Ashoka University currently has partnership agreements with the following universities:

 

Amherst College

Amherst College

Under the aegis of the Faculty Exchange Programme between Ashoka University & Amherst College, the first Ashoka faculty, Asst. Professor Maya Saran, visited Amherst in April 2022. She was selected by a faculty committee in 2020 but due to the Covid pandemic was not able to travel until this spring.

Boston University(Summer)

Boston University(Summer)

Boston University is another destination for Ashoka students to apply for exciting summer courses. Ashoka students receive partner benefits when participating in the programs.

Clark University

Clark University

Ashoka University signed its first articulation agreement with Clark University, USA that opens opportunities for Ashoka students to apply for graduate programs at Clark University with certain benefits, such as a streamlined admission process and financial advantages.

Connecticut College

Connecticut College

The Office of Global Education and Strategic Programmes (GESP) at Ashoka University has entered an MoU and Student Exchange Agreement with Connecticut College, New London, CT, USA. The collaboration between the two institutions will enable bilateral student exchange of undergraduate students between the two campus for a semester or a year beginning with the fall of 2021-22 academic year.

Cornell University

Cornell University

Ashoka University signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, which provides a broad framework for cooperative programmes between the two universities. It seeks to facilitate international academic exchange, develop scientific relationships, support collaborative research activities and develop student exchange and related programmes in separate project agreements

ENS Lyon

ENS Lyon

ENS Lyon and Ashoka University signed an agreement to facilitate research collaboration and student exchanges. This will allow Ashoka to host ENS Lyon students and Ashoka UG & masters students will have the opportunity to apply for a student exchange at ENS Lyon

Ghent University

Ghent University

Ashoka University signed an MoU with Ghent University Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, with the intention to promote educational and academic exchanges which will facilitate exchange of students and faculty. The exchange will start in Fall 2023 with visits from UGent faculty members

HEC Paris

HEC Paris

Doing a summer course in Corporate Finance at HEC Paris was the highlight of my year. It not only gave me practical knowledge of finance from one of the best professors around the globe but also gave me the opportunity to collaborate with individuals from diverse nationalities and different walks of life. Right from solving interesting case studies, attending guest sessions from top minds of the world to chilling together during social hours, the course had it all! – Aditi Tibrewal

IE University, Spain

IE University, Spain

Ashoka University signed a collaboration agreement with IE University in Spain to foster joint research, collaborative initiatives in IR and student exchanges. Student exchanges to be initiated in Fall 2024

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

Ashoka University and John Hopkins University signed a MoU in 2022 to foster research collaborations.Ashoka University and the Gupta-Klinsky India Institute at John Hopkins (GKII) jointly launched the Breakthrough research grant programme in 2023. The program aims to foster collaborative opportunities among researchers from both organizations.The current research grant is focused on health data research. The research grant is designed to fund and support interdisciplinary pilot projects that involve interdisciplinary collaborations.

King’s College London

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King’s College London

“Being a student in London is allowing me to firsthand discover more about the world and its diverse cultures. Simultaneously, it is giving me the humbling chance to represent our Indian culture abroad…My semester at King’s College London is positively challenging me both academically and personally, and is helping me grow into an informed, free spirited and happy individual.” – Shireen Kalra

Lehigh University

Lehigh University

“Summer at Hatchery has been an eye-opening experience for me. It gave me an opportunity to discover various cultures, make new friends and learn different entrepreneurial frameworks while working on a project I am passionate about.” – Bhumika Mittal

Leibniz University Hannover

Leibniz University Hannover

Ashoka University signed an MoU with the Leibniz University Hannover in 2022,to develop an academic exchange program which will allow Ashoka to host Leibniz University Hannover students and Ashoka students will have the opportunity to apply for a student exchange at Leibniz University Hannover

Lingnan University

Lingnan University

Ashoka University and Lingnan University entered into an agreement with the intention to promote academic and research exchanges along with a student exchange agreement. Student exchange will start from Fall 2024.

London School of Economics and Political Science (Summer)

London School of Economics and Political Science (Summer)

The London School of Economics and Political Science has been a popular destination of Ashoka UG students for summer. A summer partnership between the institutions now allows Ashoka students to receive partner benefits when participating in the summer courses

Monash University

Monash University

Ashoka University signed a collaboration agreement with Monash University to foster joint research, PhD training programs and student exchanges

National Taiwan University

National Taiwan University

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Ashoka and National Taiwan University to facilitate student and faculty exchange with a special collaboration focus with Ahoka Centre for China Studies.

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

Ashoka University signed an MOU with Northeastern University in USA with the intention to develop collaborative teaching, training, research and other agreed upon activities that further enhance the educational missions of both the institutions.

Sciences Po

Sciences Po

“Studying abroad for me was a journey towards exploring a life filled with possibilities and liberating experiences” – Sanjay Sudarsan

Stanford University

Stanford University

“As someone who has always had a great admiration for Stanford’s culture and impact for a very long time, it was literally a dream come true to be there as a part of their international honors program. The sheer diversity and talent you are surrounded by, along with the exclusive planning for IHP students makes it one of the best summer programs out there. First of all, you are in stanford: in those storied buildings forming the heart of Silicon Valley; then you realize you’re there with some of the most accomplished international students who come from regional powerhouses like NUS, Grande Ecoles, Peking, etc… It doesn’t get better than that.” – Sivasanjai G A

Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University

Ashoka students apply for exciting summer courses/research programs at the Tel Aviv University over Summer. Ashoka students receive partner benefits when participating in the programs.

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin

“Being an exchange student at Trinity College Dublin has been immensely rewarding, both academically and personally. TCD’s model of self-study complements Ashoka’s academic rigour perfectly – it builds upon a foundation of critical thinking while allowing students to delve deeper into their own interests.” – Isha Dasari

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

A student exchange partnership has been signed between the universities for semester exchange along with summer program partnerships. Enriching and exciting summer courses at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore offer partner benefits to Ashoka students

Université Côte d’Azur

Université Côte d’Azur

Ashoka University signed an MOU with Université Côte d’Azur in France  to co-operate on academic and research activities with the purpose of establishing a mutually beneficial relationship between both universities.

University at Buffalo, SUNY

University at Buffalo, SUNY

“Ashoka University is proud to join a multi-institutional partnership of five Indian IITs and the University of Buffalo to collaborate on multidisciplinary initiatives that aims to explore and research unique areas of energy, environment and health sciences….Ashoka University, one of the leading liberal arts institutions in India, have always tried to promote innovative application based research that has a potential towards wider societal impact and can help in addressing global challenges”. L.S. Shashidhara, Dean of Research at Ashoka University

University College Dublin

University College Dublin

Ashoka University signed an MOU with University College Dublin for student, faculty exchanges and research collaborations. UCD and Ashoka faculty in Biology are already in close connection  and the MoU will facilitate the partnership further

University College London (Summer)

University College London (Summer)

Under this summer partnership, Ashoka students apply for exciting summer courses at the University College London. Ashoka students receive partner benefits when participating in the programs.

University College Maastricht

University College Maastricht

A MoU with the University College Maastricht (UCM) has been signed to facilitate exchange of students and faculty visits. Both universities have started the student exchange from 2023, Ashoka UG student will be at University College Maastricht from Spring 2023.

University of British Columbia (UBC)

University of British Columbia (UBC)

Ashoka students have been going to UBC to take summer courses since 2015. An MOU between Ashoka and UBC has institutionalized this relationship and UBC is a popular destination for student exchange for a semester long study.

University of California Berkeley (Summer and Semester)

University of California Berkeley (Summer and Semester)

“My time at Berkeley has been so rewarding and enriching! Along with premier academics where professors support different thought processes, the campus has such a bustling culture that invites you to experience the whole world in one microcosm!” – Hemanshi Agrawal

University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Diego

A collaboration agreement has been signed between Ashoka University and University of California, San Diego to leverage established research collaborations, to increase the students and faculty mobility at all levels. It also promotes special short term programs, virtual classrooms and research internships subject to mutual agreement

University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

“I will carry forward with me the bounty of goodness I was blessed to experience at Cambridge as a part of the summer programme in 2019. Apart from the classes, and the plenary lectures everyday – the fortnight seemed like a semester, indeed – I have learnt, vicariously, different modes of scholarship, different models of teaching, and different perspectives on literature.” – Vighnesh HJ

University of Colima Mexico

University of Colima Mexico

This partnership opens exciting opportunities for Ashoka students to conduct research internships at the University of Colima.

University of Geneva

University of Geneva

Ashoka University signed an MoU with the University of Geneva (UNIGE) in 2022, which will facilitate exchange of students and faculty visits. This will allow Ashoka to host UNIGE students and Ashoka UG students will have the opportunity to apply for a semester exchange at UNIGE.

University of Groningen

University of Groningen

Ashoka University signed a partnership agreement with University of Groningen for research and academic exchanges in the areas of energy transition, digital innovation, climate adaptation, astronomy and astrophysics, materials science, sociology, economics, chemistry and archaeology

University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMA)

University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMA)

Ashoka University signed an agreement with University of Massachusetts Amherst, (UMA) to establish an academic exchange of students between the two universities. This covers collaboration and exchange for all students, including graduate students, faculty and administrators from both universities.

University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne

In its first MoU with an Australian institute, Ashoka University has cemented its relationship with University of Melbourne (UoM) to promote collaborative research, student and faculty exchange. Ashoka University, represented by Pro Vice-Chancellor, Mr. Rajesh Garodia and University of Melbourne, represented by Deputy Associate Dean (International – India) Dr. Dolly Kikon inked the MoU in September 2022

University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame

Ashoka University signed an MoU with University of Notre Dame for student, faculty exchanges and research collaborations between the universities. Student exchange to start in Fall 2024

University of Otago

University of Otago

Ashoka University signed an MOU with University of Otago in New Zealand. This agreement seeks to establish collaborative relations between the two institutions to explore and encourage co-operation and research covered by both institutions. It will also promote exchange of information, faculty, students and staff based on mutually agreed upon arrangements.

University of Pennsylvania (U Penn), College of Liberal and Professional Studies

University of Pennsylvania (U Penn), College of Liberal and Professional Studies

Through a MOU with University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS), students at Ashoka have the opportunity to take summer and semester wide courses at UPenn.

University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

“I experienced a moral, spiritual, and intellectual awakening because of one of my modules… I am genuinely grateful for the support I found at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield.” – Dewansh Matharoo

University of Toronto

University of Toronto

“The climate change design jam has been a great platform to interact with changemakers and learners globally. Moreover, the energy and passion towards climate change and the environment shown by my peers and the organizers of the jam has been highly motivating. The jam has helped me to learn about the different global perspectives on the issue and also on the ways Climate change-related issues are being tackled internationally.” – Suchir Kalra

University of Zurich

University of Zurich

An MoU with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Zurich has been signed to facilitate exchange of students, faculty and researchers between the two universities. Ashoka students are eligible to participate in UZH International Summer Schools (started in Summer 2022) and semester exchanges will start from Spring 2023.

“My experience at the Swiss lab so far has been amazing.The team here has been extremely welcoming and kind…Working and collaborating with different doctoral students from diverse backgrounds has also been enlightening. These interactions have helped my overall research development and served as an effective cultural exchange.” – Navya Malhotra

Utrecht Summer School

Utrecht Summer School

Ashoka students apply for exciting summer courses at Utrecht Summer School. The Summer School is a cooperation of the Utrecht University, HU University of Applied Sciences and HKU University of the Arts. Ashoka students receive partner benefits when participating in the programs.

Yale University

Yale University

My semester at Yale was deeply enriching. The experience of studying abroad grounded my identity as an Indian — for the first time, I felt as though I was representing my people, a responsibility that I still struggle to fully understand, but which I treat with the greatest respect.” – Vibhuti Gour

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