Invitation to International Students: PhD Admissions Open at Dr B.R. Ambedkar University Delhi (India)

Dr B.R. Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) is pleased to announce PhD admissions open for the academic session 2023-24 to international students.

AUD is known for its commitment to academic excellence, research, and inclusive education in humanities and social sciences. We offer a wide range of doctoral programmess across various disciplines with a strong focus on interdisciplinarity. Our university provides a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment for students to thrive and develop their full potential.

To facilitate the admission process, we have launched an online portal where prospective international students can access all the necessary information and submit their applications. Interested students can apply here: 

The International Affairs Division, AUD, is open to assisting you in the admission process via virtual or in-person meeting. To fix a meeting or for any query regarding admissions, please contact us at or

Please NOTE that we are organising our 2nd Virtual Open House on 29th February. You can register here for the open house: 

Deadline for Admissions: 29th February 2024

Recent Publications:

1. Indianising internationalisation of higher education: A perspective on International Students' Day, WION, 17th November, 2023,

2. Non-Economic Motivations behind International Student Mobility: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, Journal of International Students, 2023.  DOI:, School of Education, University of Louisiana, USA (SCOPUS).

3. Does Economic Freedom Promote Financial Development? Evidence from the EU Countries, Statistics in Transition, 2023.,Published jointly by the Polish Statistical Association (PTS) and Statistics Poland(GUS), (SCOPUS).

4. Aspirations of Health Professionals in India for Migration Abroad: A Pre-Covid and Covid-time Comparison of Nurses, book chapter in India Migration Report 2022: Health-Professionals-Migration, Routledge: Taylor & Francis

5. Institutional Quality and Health Outcomes: Evidence from the EU Countries, Economics and Business Letters, Vol 11, Issue 2, June 2022,, Published by University of Oviedo Spain, (SCOPUS).

6. Teachers’ Preparedness and Professionalism for Online Teaching during Covid-19: Evidence from India, accepted as conference proceedings in ETLTC - 2023 - 5th International Conference on ICT Integration in Technical Education, The University of Aizu, Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Japan, (SCOPUS).


Co-director, ICSSR Major Project on "Motivations and Experiences of International Students: An Evidence-Based Approach to Internationalisation of Indian Higher Education" in collaboration with O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) and Monash University.

Unpublished PhD Thesis:

Tokas, S. (2017). International students in India: A study of motivations and mobility experiences [unpublished doctoral dissertation]. Jawaharlal Nehru University.

BOI PhD Admissions 2023-2024