RV University is a culturally diverse university, recognized for its excellence in international collaboration, research, and education. We aim to be a leading institution that empowers students, faculty, and staff to engage in meaningful cross-border collaborations, fostering innovation and addressing global challenges together.
The International Office is expanding its horizon to cover the countries across the globe bringing all the available knowledge for its students and ensuring them to become global talents. The office is inclined to foster global partnerships, promoting cross-cultural understanding, and expanding the institution’s global footprint.
RV University has partnered with the following universities to promote various forms of academic collaborations. The Educational co-operation proposed through these collaborations concentrates on areas of semester exchange, year exchange, Dual degree Programs, joint research programs, faculty exchange, academic assistance for doctoral research students, cultural exchange and summer schools.
Under the agreement signed with James Madison College, Michigan State University, RV University facilitated a group of visiting students for a period of 9 days. The students developed an understanding on Cultural, Horticulture, Environment, Sustainable agriculture, Urban Development, Indian Heritage, Small industries with experimental community farm campus experience. They visited Kannada Film show, few historic places and Small sector industries with an exploratory tour to Mysore during their short visit.
In January students from School of Business will be undergoing the semester exchange with DPU. They will choose 5 courses each bearing 3 credits (total of 15 credits) from the choice of International Business Management, Business Operations in AEC and China, International Marketing strategies, Regional Business Environment, International Trade and Finance, New Economy and Cultures of AEC countries and China; Digital Entrepreneurship; Capstone Business Project in International Business; Introduction to Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Mathematics and Statistics. The second batch of students will go to Thailand in August with a exchange from DPU Thailand in the year. Around 4 students per batch will get the fee waiver and get benefited with an extension of 8 students in August from School of Business and School of Computer Science and Engineering.
In November 2023, RV University has signed an MoU with University of Nicosia, Cyprus, for semester exchange of students from Bachelors in Business Management with an extension to service to students of other streams too. There are around 200+ students who will get the benefit of this collaboration currently. Studying in Cyprus may be interesting for many students, as in addition to the well-ranked universities in the country, the cost of studying in Cyprus is also very reasonable. Cyprus provides a great opportunity for students to study in different fields such as finance, art, music, and medical and paramedical fields. The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is one of the leading comprehensive research-oriented universities in the Mediterranean region, committed to teaching, research and innovation, sustainability, societal engagement and contribution to culture. Along with the exchange, RV University will be part of the Erasmus Program where our faculty and students who are interested in the Research will get benefitted.
RV University signed an MoU with Istituto Europeo di Design (IED), a private design school in Italy. The school has four disciplines: Design, Fashion, Visual Communication and Management, spread over Milan, Turin, Venice, Cagliari, Florence, Rome, Barcelona, Madrid and São Paulo. The MoU will be useful for semester exchange for our students from School of Design and Innovation.
The International Office conducts regular open houses with the students who are inclined to explore the opportunities outside India. They are open to all informal/formal interactions with the students to provide maximum support to our students who are keen to study abroad on semester exchange, year exchange, study abroad on higher education, research related queries.
The International Office encourages the students w0069th specific queries w.r.t. their interest or choice of universities or any required documents can also request one on one counselling after attending open houses. The team from international office will be available to counsel the students on regular basis and support them to narrow down their choices with a smooth transition.
The International Office team will support the students from RVU in preparing the documents for application. The support will be provided for all the documents including SOP, Visa formalities, Language proficiency requirements and any other requirements as per the country they are applying to, ensuring easy visa process.
The international office also ensures during the pre-departure briefing session that the students get well versed and acquainted with the countries, their culture and travel requirements, currency exchange, flight bookings, accommodation, insurance etc.
Ms. Sharma holds Bachelors in Science from Delhi University, double Masters in HR and Sociology, Certifications in Politics and Economics of International Energy (SciencesPo); Political Governance and Public Policy in Russia (Saint Petersberg University); Global Diplomacy (University of London); Power and Foreign Policy in International Relations (O P Jindal Global University). Having 27+ years of work experience with UN, Embassies, Development sector, Universities in India, currently she takes care of developing international partnerships across the globe. She is a Microfinance consultant and has also worked in monitoring & evaluation of projects in Education, Health, NRM, Disaster Management with their implementation during her work tenure.
Before joining us, she was working with O P Jindal Global University, guiding the students for the School of Government and Public Policy, School of Environment and Sustainability and School of International Affairs with relevant internships, capstone and placements. She has worked on MoUs with different universities and CSR Conclave on SDGs during her tenure.