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South Asian University (SAU) is an international university established by the eight member nations of South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) viz. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.


SAU started its operations from the academic year 2010. The university now offers post-graduate and doctoral programmes in various disciplines that include Economics, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Sociology, International Relations and Law. It will ultimately have 11 post-graduate faculties and a faculty of undergraduate studies. SAU attracts students from all member nations and its degrees are recognised by all the eight SAARC countries.


The University is currently functioning from Akbar Bhawan Campus in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi before it eventually moves in to its 100 acre campus in Maidan Garhi, South Delhi where construction is under way.



Message from the Acting President


It is a great pleasure to share with you that I have assumed the charge of Acting President of South Asian University with effect from 11th July 2020. As you know South Asian University (SAU) is a premier international university, one of its kind, set up by the eight SAARC member countries, for the purpose of research and post graduate studies and development of mutual cooperation and harmony amongst the SAARC nations. The results of this initiative are discernible, as within a short span of one decade, the university has achieved many a milestones...Read More




Faculty of Social Sciences




Opening / Keynote by Dr Shweta Singh, Department of International Relations, at University of Sydney Global Symposium on Gender, (In)Security, and Temporalities of Violence, September 18- 21, 2019.








Maliha Khan, SAU student from Karachi, Pakistan talks about SAU and the campus life and invites prospective students to apply.





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News & Announcements





Faculty of Economics organized an International Conference on Measurement of Efficiency and Productivity in Emerging Economies on December 18-19, 2019. Leading experts in the field from around the world, like Ali Emrouznejad, Vincent Charles, Claudia Girardone and Bishwanath Goldar spoke in various plenary sessions, where more than 50 researchers from around the country participated.

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