Accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research


symbiosis-logoSymbiosis International University (SIU) is a private coeducational, multi-institutional university located in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It has been given official recognition by the UGC, the AICTE, and the NAAC. Symbiosis International University has a rich heritage of cutting-edge innovation and enterprise, and of quality through pursuit of educational excellence. The University offers a total of 107 programs at Diploma, Undergraduate, Post-graduate and Doctoral levels under the faculties of Law, Management, Computer Studies, Health and Biomedical Sciences, Media, Communication and Design, Humanities and Social Sciences and Engineering.

The University has 9 campuses located at Pune, Nasik, Bengaluru and NOIDA. The University has recently established 4 new schools for Liberal Arts, Photography, Biomedical Sciences and International Studies. Access to several learning resources via the library, availability of housing facilities on several campuses, scholarship programs to promote academic excellence, a health center to promote preventive and curative care and events organized by the University Sports Board have facilitated well-rounded development of students.

Key Facts & Figures

107 programs

14,704 students

75 nationalities

9 campuses

7 faculties

A Grade awarded by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC)


Campus Life

Symbiosis International University was built on the principles of Vedic thought of “World as One Family” and is resplendent of the activities and students of several countries. The students come from more than 75 countries and find this to be a home away from home. Symbiosis Centre of International Education, wing of Symbiosis International University, is responsible in promoting this idea and also facilitates international students.

Apart from all admission related activities, there are also a variety of activities where international students of Pune city are able to meet on a common platform and display their many talents.

As a part of enriching students’ international experience, the University organizes the Food Festival, the Flag Hoisting Ceremony, NGO visits, Blood Donation Camps, Tree Plantation ceremonies, Iftar Party, Christmas Party, Diwali Party, Dance Competition and Sports activities like football tournament and many more.

Partnership with IHC

Through its academic partnership the following disciplines are being offered under the IHC-Symbiosis Pathway in the academic year 2014-15:

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) = 2+1

2 years at IHC Dubai campus with an associate degree accredited by MOHESR, UAE

Final 1 year at SIU, India with a final bachelors degree from SIU

Specialization in Final year (3rd Year) 
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • International Business
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Environment Management
  • Entrepreneurship

SCMS Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies

Bachelor of Liberal Arts (BA/B Sc) = 2+2

2 years at IHC Dubai campus with an associate degree accredited by MOHESR, UAE

Final 2 years at SIU, India with a final bachelors degree from SIU

Specializations (2 years)
Majors / Minors Minors
  • English
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Biology
  • Political Science & Public Policy
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Computer Science
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • German / French / Sanskrit / Hindi / Marathi
  • Philosophy
  • Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Agricultural Studies
  • History
  • Film Studies
  • Anthropology


Symbiosis Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) = 1+3

1 year at IHC Dubai campus

Final 3 years at SIU, India with a final bachelors degree from SIU

Specializations for Final years (3 years)
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics and Telecommunication
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

Symbiosis-Institute-of-Technology Symbiosis Institute of Technology

BA in Communication Management (1+2 program)- Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communications (UG)

  • General Communications
  • Journalism
  • Film and Television
  • Adveritising
  • Public Relations
  • Design

Media and Communications


For General Enquiries

Name- Mugdha Chandrachud
email- mugdha@scie.ac.in
Designation- Officer, International Initiatives


Name- Aditya Nain
email- aditya.nain@ssla.edu.in
Designation- Faculty Head, SSLA International Cell


Name- Anupa Godse
email- anupa.godse@scmspune.ac.in
Designation- Faculty in Charge- International Initiatives


Name- Dr. Meena Laad
email- meena@sitpune.edu.in
Designation- Associate Professor


Name- Dr. Lopmudra Maitra Bajpai
email- lopamudra.bajpai@simcug.edu.in
Designation- Assistant Professor