The University of Manchester's work with India

India is at the forefront of global industry. We're proud to work with India on a wide range of successful research collaborations.

At a glance

  • 1,300 registered students from India
  • 6,000 alumni living in India
  • Gandhi visited Manchester on his way to visit mill workers in Lancashire in 1931
  • The University’s Manchester Museum will be home to the North of England's first South Asia Gallery

Partnerships between Manchester and India connect world-leading research with local knowledge to drastically improve lives and take advantage of emerging opportunities.

One area of particular interest is the development of graphene composites and applications at the National Graphene Institute and the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre.

We have a long history of welcoming the brightest students and best research talent to Manchester; the University has 100 Indian academic staff and one of the UK’s largest Indian student communities.

Proud to partner with India brochure

You can find out more about our innovative partnerships in our new brochure: Manchester worldwide: proud to partner with India (PDF document, 3.88MB)

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