About SIU

Symbiosis is a family of academic institutions which include the University, Colleges, Centres, and Schools which have been imparting quality education for 50 years. Symbiosis was established in 1971 to promote international understanding through quality education. It is host to over 40,000 students from all States of India and over 85 countries across the globe.

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IHE 2021

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) SIU and Association of Indian Universities (AIU) are happy to announce the fifth edition of their annual international conference on Internationalisation of Higher Education (IHE 2021) in collaboration with OBREAL GLOBAL and The World Bank. This SIU-AIU IHE series of conferences is a prominent annual international event on internationalisation of higher education, providing a platform for Indian vice chancellors, senior academics, faculty and experts from India and across the world to engage with critical ideas, policies and structures that would support HEIs to internationalise their curricula and campuses.

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Prof. (Dr.) S. B. Mujumdar

Founder & President , Symbiosis
Chancellor, SIU

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Dr. Rajani Gupte

Vice Chancellor, SIU

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Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar

Pro Chancellor, SIU
Executive Director, SCIE

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Prof. Anita Patankar

Deputy Director, SCIE



Reimagining Internationalisation: Blended Education as a Catalyst

6th April 2021
Pre conference , Seminar and Workshop (Virtual)
4 To 6 PM Seminar
‘Global Perspectives on Quality Assurance’
6:30 To 8:30 PM Seminar
Rethinking Rankings
4 To 6 PM Workshop for Faculty
‘Curating Learning Resources’
Time (IST) Track
04:00 pm-05:00 pm Track # 1

The pandemic as a catalyst for introspection and a possible seismic shift in IHE

05:15 pm-06:15 pm Inaugural Session
06:30 pm-07:30 pm Track #2

Beyond Mobility - Looking at IHE through a new lens

Time (IST) Track
04:00 pm-05:00 pm Track #3

The next academic year - is blended education the best way forward?

05:15 pm-06:15 pm Track #4

Building a supporting ecosystem

06:30 pm-07:30 pm Track #5

Faculty Voices

Time (IST) Track
04:00 pm-05:00 pm Track #6

Evolving networks and partnerships for supporting internationalisation in these volatile times

05:15 pm-06:15 pm Track #7

Student Voices: Enablers required to thrive in a Blended Learning Environment

06:30 pm-07:15 pm Valedictory
07:30 pm-08:30 pm OBREAL General Assembly for OBREAL members only


The conference will be virtual and free of charge for everyone . However, a fee is applicable for the workshop scheduled on April 6, 2021 from 4-6 PM IST as below

Indian Participants - INR 650 per person + GST
International Participants - INR 1050 + GST

In Collaboration with

Address : Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist: Pune.

Email ID : secretariat.ihe@scie.ac.in

Telephone : +91 20 25671905, +91 20 25659209

Timing : 10 am To 6 pm (IST)

Pre-Conference Seminars & Conference Tracks