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Mata Amritanandamayi Devi is the founder and Chancellor of Amrita University.  She is also known as Amma to millions around the globe.  A world renowned humanitarian leader, Amma is the guiding light of the university...»»

The Amrita Center for International Programs (ACIP) is the central point for international academic relations at Amrita University. It is responsible for the coordination and administration of international educational and research activities and initiatives for the University. The Center focuses on enhancing education and research by bringing together students, teachers, and academicians from around the world to create an opportunity for the rich and diverse exchange of knowledge and ideas... »»

Live-in-Labs is a multidisciplinary, “theory into practice’’program, that facilitates the research, development, and deployment of sustainable solutions for current challenges faced by rural communities in India. The program provides international students an experiential learning opportunity where they can directly interact, observe, study, and live in rural communities in order to gain a better understanding of problems in the areas of health and livelihood, education and technology, environment and farming, and infrastructure.The program supports and facilitates students, from multiple disciplines, to define projects that seek to address problems... »»

Amrita Center for International Programs (ACIP)
Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh (Director) 
Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan (Associate Director)

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (AMRITA University)
Amritapuri Campus
Amritapuri, Clappana P. O.
Kollam - 690 525, Kerala, INDIA
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Email: international@amrita.edu
Phone: +91-476-280-4152


Research is a highly significant activity at the university. Amrita has 100+ research projects aiming to benefit society in Biotechnology, Molecular Medicine, Nanosciences, Wireless Sensor Networks, Cyber Security, Educational Technologies, Hepatics, Biostatistics etc...»»


Strong collaboration with national and international organizations is the hallmark of all research carried out at Amrita University. Amrita participates in a number of strategic partnerships and alliances with academic partners around the globe...»»


Amrita University offers excellent Dual Degree Programs alternative to traditional curricula. Pursuing dual degree is a powerful move to put yourself ahead of competition. Equipping yourself with two degrees, from two universities, in two years is a challenging exciting prospect... »»


Currently we are accepting applications for nine universities. Please let us know your interest by September 10th, 2014. The students have to submit their interest to Amrita Center for International Programs before the deadline... »»

October 14, 2014
For the second year in a row, Amrita University hosted the programming contest Aspirations 2020, promoted by India tech giant Infosys. Every year, Infosys conducts this contest for engineering students all over India. From last year onwards, Amrita University, Amritapuri campus took the responsibility of hosting the contest using the university infrastructure. This contest is run for budding programmers from 480 engineering colleges all over India. These colleges come under the CampusConnect initiative promoted by Infosys. The contest was hosted in a high end server located at the Amritapuri Campus of Amrita University. DOMjudge, an open source contest management software, was used to run the entire contest. A total number of 28000 contestants participated in teams to solve one medium and one hard problem in three hours. The solutions were to be submitted in C / C++ / Java languages. One wrong submission got a penalty of 20 minutes. The number of problems solved in least minutes were the toppers in this programming game.
October 8, 2014
Dr. Sheela Nampoothiri, Clinical Professor and Head of the Department of Paediatric Genetics, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) received the Dr. Eapen Samuel Memorial Award 2014 of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) for the best research paper published in the state of Kerala. The award carrying a scroll and cash prize was presented to her during the IMA AMS (Academy of Medical Specialties) National South Zone Conference held at Kozhikode on October 08,  2014. Her research article titled “Eight Years Experience from a Skeletal Dysplasia Referral Center in a Tertiary Hospital in Southern India : A Model for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Rare Diseases in a Developing Country” has been published in the American Journal of Medical Genetics.  The study analyses 514 cases of skeletal dysplasias, a genetic condition in which a change or defect in a specific gene cause problems in bone and cartilage growth,  of the last 8 years with 109 cases of proven mutation from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre. This publication in the American Journal of Medical Genetics, which carries a high impact factor, highlights the quality of the study involving centres from India, USA, Switzerland, Belgium and Netherlands. October 8, 2014AIMS, Kochi
September 30, 2014
Mr. Prashant R.Nair, Vice-Chairman, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore has been elected to following national leadership positions in various professional bodies in 2014 . Vice-Chair, IEEE Education Society (EdSoc). IEEE EdSoc is focused on development of technology for education in the fields of interest of IEEE, the world’s largest professional association, which publishes nearly a third of the world’s technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics.  Joint Secretary, IEEE Computer Society (CS). IEEE CS is focused on ongoing development of college computing curricula, publishing of top computing journals and support to conferences including recently held International Conference on Embedded Systems held at AMRITA Coimbatore campus in August, 2014. Treasurer, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), Tamil Nadu section. IETE, the Indian equivalent of IEEE, is recognized as Scientific and Research Organization (SIRO) of national eminence by the Government of India.   September 30, 2014 Coimbatore Campus
September 23, 2014
Dr. Shantikumar V. Nair, Dean of Research, Amrita University and Director of Amrita Center for Nanosciences, Kochi will be conferred with the prestigious Prof. C.N.R. Rao Bangalore India Nano Science Award for the year 2014.  The award will be presented at the  7th Bangalore INDIA NANO 2014, Asia's biggest annual nanoscience and nanotech event, organised by the Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka in association with Vision Group on Nanotechnology and Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) on December 6, 2014 at Bangalore. Dr. Nair will also deliver a session in the National Lecture Series during the event.  The prestigious annual award is presented to an eminent personality for his/her outstanding achievements in the field of Nanotechnology. A special jury under the Chairmanship of Bharat Ratna Prof. C.N.R. Rao selects the awardee. September 23, 2014Amrita University  
September 20, 2014
The Paediatric Heart program at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) has received the first British Medical Journal (BMJ)-India 2014 Health Care Award under the Quality Improvement category.  The award was conferred to Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) for continuously striving for excellence in the complex area of delivering high quality, affordable cardiac care to children with heart defects. Dr. Sunil G. S., Dr. Rakhi B. and Dr. R. Krishna Kumar received the award on behalf of the Paediatric Cardiac team, AIMS, at a glittering ceremony in New Delhi on September 20, 2014. Launched in 2009, The British Medical Journal (BMJ) Awards are the UK's premier medical awards program, recognising and celebrating the inspirational work done by doctors and their teams. BMJ introduced awards for excellence in health care this year in India for the first time. The awards seek to recognize excellence in healthcare in India by felicitating individuals, teams and groups that have demonstrated exemplary commitment to the practice of medicine. The 2014 awards showcased knowledge, expertise, and practices that have helped transform the healthcare ecosystem in India. The Paediatric Heart program at AIMS chose to apply for the award under the quality improvement category because this best described their ethos and philosophy.  The nominations went through three stages and the final presentation was made a day before the award ceremony.  Care of children with heart problems is challenging. A high level of skill, commitment and coordination is necessary among the team of health care professionals who specialize in this endeavour.  The team members included paediatric cardiologists, paediatric heart surgeons, anaesthesiologists, intensive care experts and specialized nurses. Advanced hospital infrastructure, quality equipment and efficient and robust systems are needed to support their efforts. Established in 1998, the Paediatric Heart program at AIMS aimed for the specific goal of delivering affordable comprehensive heart care for children with results matching highest international standards.  Over the past 16 years the program has become a preferred destination for babies in the region requiring heart surgery. The unique strength of the program is in the excellence achieved with infant and newborn heart operations. The program is deeply committed to ensure exceptional surgical results in this difficult discipline. Since its inception, AIMS has performed 12,000 heart operations and 10,000 catheter procedures in paediatric cardiac care. In order to ensure the highest standards of care the Paediatric Heart program at AIMS instituted a number of specific quality improvement initiatives. The specific quality improvement initiatives included, creation of a dedicated paediatric cardiac postoperative intensive care unit, establishment of a system for continuously monitoring key postoperative outcome measures, streamlining communication between all caregivers, specific measures to improve nurse empowerment, creation of a dedicated infection control team and developing key international partnerships.  The interventions created a culture of coordinated multidisciplinary team-based comprehensive paediatric cardiac care.  Over the years, these efforts have translated into progressive improvements in the surgical results. The most recent outcomes were either comparable or better than the best international standards. The award was in recognition of the fact that in spite of the challenges typically encountered in a limited resource environment, targeted quality improvement measures, skill-enhancement, and adherence to best-practice standards enabled the Paediatric Heart Program at AIMS to produce outstanding results following paediatric heart surgery. September 20, 2014Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi
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