Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous) has initiated collaborative ventures with around 50 universities across the globe with active formal agreements. International Exchange Program of Rajagiri College is coordinated by two dedicated ‘Offices of International Relations’ in both Valley and Hill Campuses. Following are the avenues with which Rajagiri collaborates with International Universities.
International Conferences: ‘DYUTI’ is an International Conference organized by Rajagiri College in the domain of Social Work which is held every alternative year. More than 100 International participants consisting of academicians and researchers represent different countries in DYUTI. 20th Edition of DYUTI took place in 2020. Apart from this, different departments in Rajagiri also conduct International seminars, conferences and symposia wherein International resource persons and participants are involved.
Summer/Winter Schools offered by Rajagiri: The program is aimed at understanding the profession based setting in India and in Kerala State with special reference to Rajagiri’s unique practice models through live extension projects called “Live Labs”. It comprises of lectures, seminars, discussions and field visits to the various welfare agencies/companies.
Faculty-Student Exchanges: Rajagiri hosts an average of 100 students every year from the partner Universities in different disciplines. 70% of the students in advanced Post Graduate Program in Social Work do their field placement in our partner universities abroad. Regular Faculty exchanges occur between Rajagiri and partner Universities for teaching courses, joint publications, collaborative researches, participation in International conferences & summer schools Workshops and Panel Discussions etc.
Co-Teaching: Curriculum at Rajagiri regularly accommodates faculty members from partnering universities to Co-Teach. Each Area Chair discusses with the members of faculty and decides the modules and shares them with the foreign faculty members and vice versa. This enables the students to learn always with the help of international inputs and the foreign audience elevates the teaching also quality consistently to the higher levels.
Office of International Relations
Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous)
Rajagiri P O, Kalamassery, Kochi-683 104, Kerala, India
Dr Kiran Thampi
Asst. Director, Office of International Relations
Kalamassery Hill Campus
T: +91-484-2911321, Ext: 1527, M: +919846281015
Mr. Pramodh U Korula
Asst Director, Office of International Relations
Kakkanad Valley Campus
T: 91 - 484 - 2426554 | Ext: 459 , M: +91 9447013788