The office of International Relations at Nirma University focuses on planning and executing global collaborations for the enhancement of the quality of education and research. It designs multiple activities to promote, develop and strengthen the international tie-ups for exchange programmes and research cooperation between Nirma University and other institutions and industry on the basis of equality and mutual benefit. The chief activities of the office are: student exchange, faculty exchange, joint research and innovation and admissions of supernumerary students.
The office helps the international students, faculty, and scholars in achieving their academic, personal and professional goals through advising, facilitating visa processes and promoting cross-cultural opportunities.
The International Relations Office interacts with the officials of international institutions as well as industries, finalises the MoUs and promotes Nirma University brand internationally.
Currently, the University has collaborations with 28 international universities, representing North America, South America, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Bulgaria, Australia, Indonesia, Gulf countries, Africa, and South Korea, to name a few.
The International Relations office oversees, develops and delivers an effective International Mobility Strategy to increase International student intake and leads marketing efforts for supernumerary admissions. The office works as a facilitator for foreign student admissions and mentors and supports them at Nirma University.
The University has, in all programmes, separate intake of 5% for Children of Indian Workers in Gulf and South-East Asia Countries (CIWGC-SEA). In addition, the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Foreign Nationality students can apply under a separate intake of 10% in all programmes.