International Initiatives

Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE) : Overview

The Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE) was formalized through a Board of Management (BOM) resolution made in February 2008. The resolution was fall out of the discussion that took place in the BOM related to Internationalization of Symbiosis International (Deemed University). It was realized that although the admission procedure for International Students and students' related services and events have been streamlined to a great extent, efforts are to be made to internationalize the curricula and the profile of faculty and staff in the University.

The mandate that has been given to Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE) is to streamline the processes related to International Collaborations, participation in International Conferences & Seminars, International Student Mobility, Setting up of Area Study Centres etc. Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Principal Director, Symbiosis is the Executive Director of Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE) under the aegis of the Symbiosis International (Deemed University).

The Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE) is an integral part of the University, providing leadership and support to internationalize the campus and the curricula.

International students from over 85 countries pursue their undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Symbiosis. Students and faculty are provided with opportunities to pursue their international academic interests to the fullest, be it through academic exchanges, or exposure to international conferences, seminars, workshops, and other resources.