Southern and Central Asia

  • 2,245 enrolled award students

  • 614 co-publications with collaborators in the region since 2020

  • 27 agreements with 21 partners

  • 4,653 alumni

  • 25 UoA students participated in a mobility experience

  • 88 staff born in the region

* Data as at December 2023


Collaboration in action

  • North South University

    Student at graduation ceremony

    The University of Adelaide and North South University (NSU) have a dual degree award agreement where students complete one year of NSU’s Master in Development Studies program and another year at the University’s Adelaide’s Master of Public Policy program before going on to receive both degrees from each of the respective institutions.

  • Rupantar Project

    Indian fields

    University of Adelaide researcher, Dr Tamara Jackson, is leading the Rupantar Project, which is funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. The project aims to explore the processes and practices that can be applied to achieve sustainable, efficient, diversified food systems at scale in the Eastern Gangetic Plains of Bangladesh, India and Nepal. This region has the world’s highest concentration of rural poverty and a strong dependence on agriculture for food and livelihood security.

  • Supporting exploitation survivors

    Indian town

    Associate Professor Emma George from the University of Adelaide will lead research on an enhanced model of care for exploitation survivors in India that meets physical, emotional and social health needs and empowers women, families and communities.

  • Critical skills courses

    Indian agriculture

    The University of Adelaide will play a leading role in strengthening India’s agriculture sector through a project that will research, design and deliver pilot training products in partnership with stakeholders from the Australian international education sector and the Australian and Indian agricultural sectors. This training will build the capability of India’s agricultural workforce and help meet India’s emerging agricultural skills needs, with benefits flowing to farmers and other parts of the agricultural value chain.


Partner institutions

  • North South University
  • Amity University
  • Anna University
  • Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IITR)
  • Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Science University
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)
  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
  • O.P. Jindal Global University
  • SRM Institute of Science and Technology
  • Symbiosis International University
  • The Kerala Livestock Development Board, Ltd “Gokulam”
  • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
  • Vellore Institute of Technology
  • Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship
  • American Education Centre Ltd (ANC Education)
  • Australian College of Business & Technology
  • Gateway Graduate School