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An innovative education initiative

Deakin’s new university campus is located in the heart of the smart business precinct Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City), alongside global and domestic business enterprises. Deakin University's GIFT City Campus is the first international branch campus in India – located in this emerging tech hub.

Our history in India

Deakin was the first foreign university to establish operations in India in 1994. Over almost three decades, we have developed partnerships with leading research institutions, universities and corporations. Our proud relationship with India continues with the establishment of the new GIFT City Campus.

India's first international branch campus

India's first international branch campus

Opening in 2024, Deakin University's GIFT City Campus will focus on bridging and building capacities in technology and business to prepare postgraduate students for the rapidly advancing digital economy; in India and across the globe.

Keep up to date with GIFT City Campus

Find out more about Deakin University's GIFT City Campus in India by registering your interest.

Study opportunities

If you’re looking for real professional development, not just a qualification, our postgraduate courses will set you up for a confident transition into your dream job. Enjoy modern facilities, leading teaching and learning practices and flexibility in your degree, all while studying in the heart of Gujarat. Initially, the GIFT City Campus will offer two postgraduate courses.

To apply to study at our GIFT City Campus, you must hold Indian citizenship.

Master of Business Analytics

In the business world, understanding and interpreting data is an integral part of decision making. The Master of Business Analytics has been developed in consultation with industry and gives you in-demand skills to help organisations achieve their strategic objectives through analytics-based solutions.

Master of Cyber Security (Professional)

Professionals with cyber security skills are crucial for the ongoing success of our digital future and are in high demand globally. The Master of Cyber Security (Professional) equips you with sought-after skills to tackle cyber security challenges from both a technical and organisational perspective.

Invest in your future success

A postgraduate degree is an investment into a better job and a more fulfilling life. As a postgraduate student you can build on the expertise you developed in your undergraduate degree and increase your earning potential.

Applications are now open

You can now apply to study at our GIFT City Campus in India. Apply online to start studying in July 2024.

'Deakin's GIFT City Campus is an incredible opportunity to deepen our engagement with India, one of the world's fastest-growing economies, and provide access to a world-class education for Indian students, delivered in India by Deakin alongside industry partners.'

Professor Iain Martin
Vice-Chancellor, Deakin University

Unlock new opportunities with industry connections

Industry partnerships will provide Deakin students with internship opportunities, supporting career pathways for Indian students into the organisations that will drive the future of GIFT City and beyond.

A hallmark of every Deakin degree is a focus on practical learning that allows you to apply your skills in real-world contexts. By working on industry-relevant projects using the same tools professionals use, you’ll be better prepared for your future career.


Note: As on the date of publication of this page Deakin University has received an in-principle approval from the International Financial Services Centre Authority (IFSCA) for setting up their International Branch Campus (“IBC”) in the IFSCA and offering the said courses from the IBC. Deakin is in the process of complying with the conditions of the in-principle approval and applying for final approval, basis which the IBC will be able to impart the said courses.

Contact us

Have a question about studying at GIFT City Campus? Register your interest or email our team.