• Welcome to TDU!

    Education with a difference

    TDU was established as an innovation centered University focused on designing and delivering student-centric educational programmes focused on emerging and futuristic needs. A first of its kind in India, TDU’s uniqueness stems from the fact that all its programmes combine subjects related to natural and social sciences, arts, economics, engineering, management, law and fine arts.

    Setting new standards

    TDU uses a unique technology enabled, learning platform to deliver courses, with direct work experience options for students who undertake their projects in national and international organizations, including the United Nations. The University is thus aiming to set new standards for tertiary learning and research.


    To provide unique, innovative and quality transdisciplinary education, with a focus on the use of modern technology and inventive research programs, that is affordable, scalable and sustainable for lifelong learning, growth, prosperity, health & happiness for all.

    Research at TDU

    TDU provides uncommon opportunity to students and researchers to learn and undertake research in areas such as conservation, life sciences, health sciences, management, integrative health sciences, law and policy, art and design and sustainable development.

    With more than two decades of excellent research undertaken, the TDU offers world class research support in areas such as integrative health, clinical research, life sciences, conservation, local health systems, ethno-veterinary practice, systematics and documentation of biodiversity, economic and policy planning, information technology as well as Indian medical heritage.

    One of the unique features of research at TDU is that all of its focus is on combining improving knowledge and practice that is socially relevant and that provides the basis for national and international policy-making.

    The University aims to capitalize its unique methodology of co-constructing and co-creating new knowledge, and contribute to the education of a new generation of researchers and change agents in their own communities and on the world stage, amongst others through a focused and a large PhD program.

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