The Amrita Center for International Programs (ACIP) is the central point for international academic relations at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. It is responsible for the coordination and administration of international educational and research activities for the institution. 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. Furthermore, ACIP assists students in acquiring information about various academic course offerings, fees and tuition structures, eligibility, and scholarships.
Facilitated by the Amrita Center for International Programs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offers a wide range of full-time and part-time opportunities such as student exchange programs, dual degree masters programs, study abroad programs, internships, summer school programs, the Live-in-Labs® program (experiential learning in rural India), and joint PhD programs. So far, the institution has hosted students from international institutions such as ETH (Switzerland), Dartmouth College (USA), TEM (France), University of Ottawa (Canada), Ryerson University, (Canada), MIT (USA), University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (USA), Harvard University (USA), Columbia University (USA), EPFL (Switzerland), Delft University of Technology (Netherlands), and University College Maastricht (Netherlands), among others.
Amrita has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with several prestigious universities in Europe, Australia, East Asia, South America, and North America including: the University of California campuses at Berkeley, Davis, and San Diego, Columbia University, the State University of New York at Buffalo, KTH – the Royal Institute of Technology, VU Amsterdam, Oxford University, TU Munich, Deakin University, Australian National University, the University of Tokyo, the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and many more.