The Mission of the Savitribai Phule Pune University is to be a global, socially conscious Center of Excellence in the conservation, creation, advancement and dissemination of knowledge, equipped to take up challenges of the enormous change taking place all around and committed to empower its faculty and students to contribute meaningfully to economic, technological and social development and progress .
India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, said "The
University stands for humanism and tolerance, for reason, for
adventure of ideas and for the search for truth. It stands for
the forward march of the human race towards ever higher
objectives. If the Universities discharge their duties
adequately, then it is well with the nation and the people.
Since its inception on Feb. 10, 1949, the Savitribai Phule Pune University
has striven to live up to these ideals. We believe that the
University is responsible not just for imparting knowledge,
but for locating knowledge in society; so as to build a
better future. In keeping with this, the University
departments have introduced the credit system, so as to
facilitate transfer of credits at national and international
With a view to assist international students, the Savitribai Phule Pune University has established International Centre in the
University campus. University of Pune model for
Internationalization of Higher Education has these unique
In the age of globalization, Savitribai Phule Pune University has set out
to make its presence felt globally through
internationalization of its programmes and opening new
avenues of association for global student community.
With the approval of UGC and the Central Government, Savitribai Phule Pune University proposes to setup Campus Abroad. A number
of MOUs have been signed with leading Universities whereby
sharing of the facilities in the university and exchange of
teachers and students can be made possible.
Besides looking after admissions and eligibility, the Centre
coordinates with ICCR, Ministry of External Affairs,
different embassies and consulates for various purposes