The University of Pune attracts a large number of International students from more than 64 different nations not only for Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses, but also for M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs. This Center assists the international student community in acquiring information, arranges for their admission, and looks after their welfare. For more information please refer to the section for international students. Since its inception on Feb. 10, 1949, the University of Pune has striven to live up to these ideals. We believe that the University is responsible not just for imparting knowledge, but for locating knowledge in society; so as to build a better future. In keeping with this, the University departments have introduced the credit system, so as to facilitate transfer of credits at national and international levels.
With a view to assist international students, the University of Pune has established International Students Centre in the University campus. University of Pune model for Internationalization of Higher Education has these unique features
Besides looking after admissions and eligibility, the Centre coordinates with ICCR, Ministry of External Affairs, different embassies and consulates for various purposes including the scholarships.
Currently, over 14000 foreign students from over 99 countries are studying in Pune University departments and colleges in almost all disciplines.