31 August 2018, NCR: Shiv Nadar University (a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, research-focused and student-centric university) today, announced a partnership with the University of California, Berkeley, Extension, one of the top research universities in the world, for an international study program. As part of this, the Shiv Nadar University students will get an opportunity to study for a semester or for a full academic year at UC Berkeley Extension. The partnership covers all programs offered at UC Berkeley Extension including the currently available Berkeley Haas Global Access Program with a specialization in Business and Entrepreneurship or the Environmental Design program, as well as the soon to be launched programs in Legal Studies and Computer Science.
Dr. S.N. Balakrishnan, Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University said, “At Shiv Nadar University, we aim to provide an engaging, transformative and empowering environment and opportunities to our students, in order to enable them in creating new knowledge. Given this, our partnership with UC Berkeley will give our students access to Berkeley’s best-in-class faculty, courses and networks within the innovative ecosystem of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Shiv Nadar students from across fields will further be exposed to state of the art ideas, skills and network necessary to excel as tomorrow’s innovators, and global leaders. I am sure this partnership will further enhance the knowledge of our students and will give them a global perspective in their area of interest.”
Participating students will receive an academic transcript from UC Berkeley Extension upon successful completion of the program and the credits earned will be transferable to Shiv Nadar University.
UC Berkeley Extension is the continuing education branch of UC Berkeley, the number one public university in the world. Through its International Programs office, UC Berkeley Extension offers international high school graduates, undergraduate- and graduate-level students and working professionals access to Berkeley-quality academics. Program offerings range from university preparation, to UC Berkeley coursework, to professional certificates.