AUD aspires to be a globally recognised premier liberal arts university.
AUD is committed to foster an academic culture that promotes equity, social justice and excellence through engaged scholarship attuned to holistic transformation of self and society.
AUD has been envisioned to be a public university that acts as an instrument for social action at the interface of civil society and the State.
AUD envisions to pioneer an institutional culture of non-hierarchical functioning, team work and creativity.
The mission of AUD is to prepare informed and sensitive professionals characterised by their courage, compassion, competence, collaborative spirit, global and futuristic outlook, honesty and integrity.
AUD is committed, through research and pedagogic interventions, to facilitate and strengthen creative commons and democratisation of knowledge, particularly so, in response to the unarticulated/unforeseen social needs and contexts.
Academic excellence with equity and social justice
Nurturing diversity and pluralism
Commitment to social responsibility
Non-hierarchical functioning, team work and creativity
Academic integrity and innovative ethos