International Programs & Collaboration Division


  • To facilitate student and faculty exchange programs.
  • Promote international education,and interdisciplinary collaborative activities.
  • To promote Off-Campus Thesis / Semester Abroad Programs.
  • To explore accelerated Masters Programs.

Thesis Beyond Border - Informative Session on Off-Campus Thesis

Recent Activities

BPDC signed an MoU with Shanghai University of Political Science and Law (SHUPL) on Dec 2023.

Prof. Ge Weihua, Chancellor of SHUPL and his team of Deans had a interaction with Prof. Srinivasan Madapusi, Director, BPDC and MoU was signed in the presence of Deans of both institutions.

Prof. Christoph Benzmüller from University of Bamberg, Germany is serving as Visiting Professor at BITS Pilani Dubai Campus for a period of 6 months from October 2023 to April 2024. More information on Visiting Scholar Program at BITS Pilani Dubai Campus (BPDC) can be found here 

Delegates from University of Nottingham, UK visited BITS Pilani Dubai Campus on 26th September 2023. The team discussed about possible joint programs.

A team of delegates from DY Patil group of institutions, Pune, India visited BPDC on 3rd October 2023 to explore collaboration opportunities. The team included Dr. Somnath P Patil (Secretary), Dr. Amol Gawande (Director), Dr. Avinash Thakur  (Executive Director)

A team of students and faculty from Mauli College of Engineering, Maharashtra visited BPDC on 27th October 2023. The team had a campus tour and interaction with faculties.

Visit of University of Nottingham, United Kingdom:
  • Delegate from University of Nottingham visited Dubai campus on 10th November 2022.
  • The team addressed students, delivered technical talk and also had a discussion with BITS Leadership to expand collaboration.
Visit of Engineering Students from Coimbatore:
  • A team of Engineering students from Coimbatore visited Dubai campus on 9th November 2022. 
  • The team was given campus tour and given overview of research and higher degree programs at BITS.
Visit of Jon Neumann University, Hungary:
  • Delegates from Jon Neumann University visited BITS Dubai Campus on 14th October 2022. 
  • Talks are on to establish collaboration in academics and research.
Visit of George Washington University, USA: 
  • Delegates from George Washington University visited BITS Dubai Campus on 19th October 2022.
  • Talks are on to establish collaboration in academics and research.
Visit of Hiroshima University, Japan:
  • Executive Vice President from Hiroshima University visited Dubai campus on 19th October 2022.
  • BITS & Hiroshima University is already having collaboration on various fronts.

Current IPCD Activities

  • KTH Sweden 
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
  • Central Bank of Hungary
  • Indo-Finland academic partnership on 15th Sept
  • N+i network interaction with BITS Pilani leadership – 12th Oct
  • Science Diplomacy through DST - Internationalization of BITS

For Further Information Contact

Dr. Vincent Shantha Kumar
International Program & Collaboration Division – Dubai Campus
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