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University of Toronto and India

  • U of T has strong linkages with India, including more than 700 Indian students currently studying here – the second largest national group of international students on the University’s 3 campuses. Hundreds of U of T alumni live in India, and U of T is enriched by a sizable diaspora community both at the University and in the Greater Toronto Area. U of T has partnerships with Indian organizations ranging from universities and think tanks to industry and government. U of T’s researchers collaborate formally and informally with Indian colleagues; areas of focus range from innovation, urbanization, ICT, and nanotechnology to energy, public health, infrastructure and entrepreneurship and social innovation.

    Please note: The country and institutional pages on this website provide but a snapshot of the rich and deep relationships that the U of T community enjoys with many countries, institutions and communities around the world.

    • The Munk School of Global Affairs enjoys a strong relationship with India’s Observer Research Foundation (ORF), which has resulted in the launch of collaborative research projects, joint conference events and faculty exchanges.
    • The India Innovation Institute (III) at U of T is a joint venture of the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Rotman School of Management. The III acts as a hub of excellence for researchers across the University and abroad who are interested in research on Indian innovation.
    • U of T’s commitment to South Asian studies is reflected in the academic research, teaching and public discussions led by the Centre for South Asian Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs. The Centre is an international hub for critical conversations across the humanities and social sciences on global questions affecting the region.
    • The Centre for South Asian Civilizations at U of T promotes greater understanding of South Asia through informed conversations and explorations of the region’s cultures, histories, languages, religions, and peoples. With faculty expertise in the fields of archaeology, art history, languages, history, and the history of religions, the Centre provides resources for the study of South Asian pasts and their contemporary relevance.
    • U of T is pleased to be a founding member of the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, a bi-national organization that promotes understanding between India and Canada through funding research, academic activities and exchanges.
    • For opportunities specific to the Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay or the work of IC-IMPACTS, please see the relevant pages on this website.
    • The Centre for International Experience offers information and resources on opportunities and eligibility for inbound and outbound exchange programs.

 

Degree students

406
(Fall 2015)

Student mobility

18
(2011-2015)
Inbound & Outbound

Alumni

726
(Jul. 2016)

Joint publications

525
(2011-2015)
Co-authored Research