What we do

The Office of International Relations (OIR) oversees and coordinate all international programmes of the Institute, including:

  • Admission of international students to various programmes of the Institute
  • International exchange of academic staff and cooperation in education and research with foreign institutions/industry
  • Formulate and execute Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) between IISc and institutions abroad
  • Student exchange
  • Collaborative Research and International Funding opportunities
  • To organize the international universities and public bodies delegation visits and schedule the visits of IISc delegation to worldwide institutions
  • To facilitate Special Lectures by Internationally acclaimed scientists in association with International agencies like British Council, Noble Prize India etc.
  • To create a database of all International programs of the Institute (Indo-Foreign country collaborative research programs, funding opportunities, visits of various delegations, MOU signed between universities and institutions abroad etc.)
  • Assist the Director, IISc in matters relating to international programs