About AUD

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Ambedkar University, Delhi (AUD) invites you to the first fund-raising drive in its brief history to help enrich its academic programs and engage with the community it serves in innovative and meaningful ways.

 

A public University established in 2007, AUD (www.aud.ac.in) today serves its 1,200 full-time students with approximately 100 faculty at its campus in Kashmere Gate, Delhi, across its 9 Schools and 3 Centres, Apart from the Schools of Undergraduate, Liberal and Education Studies, it also has Schools of Human Ecology; Human Studies; Development Studies; Business, Public Policy & Social Entrepreneurship; Culture and Creative Expressions; Design; and a proposed School of Law, Governance and Citizenship. It also has Centres for Early Childhood Education and Development; Social Science Research Methods; and for Community Knowledge.

 

The University is named after Dr BR Ambedkar, the visionary reformer and architect of the Indian Constitution, who believed in education as the “…right weapon to cut social slavery…(which) will enlighten the downtrodden masses to come up and gain social status, economic betterment and political freedom.”

 

AUD is the only university in the region to cater exclusively to the study of the Humanities and the Social Sciences. In its brief period of existence AUD has built innovative and interdisciplinary courses and has become known for its outreach programmes which promote learning through engagement with praxis, for its new ways of teaching and assessment, its young and dynamic faculty, its liberal arts philosophy and its commitment to Ambedkar’s vision to promote equity and social justice through education.