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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.

GIFT City Campus is now open

GIFT City Campus is now open

Deakin has officially unveiled its India campus, making it the first university in the world to open an international teaching campus in India. This is a landmark initiative highlighting the collaboration and commitment between the Indian and Australian Governments and Deakin. Leading up to the inauguration, Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi spoke with the Deakin delegation about enhancing collaboration between government and academic institutions, Deakin's three-decade presence in India, and the upcoming campus inauguration.

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Reserve your slot for a guided visit to Deakin University's GIFT City Campus, the first international branch campus in India. Discover the vibrant atmosphere, collaborative student spaces, state-of-the-art labs and academic excellence on offer at our GIFT City Campus.

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

India's first international branch campus

India's first international branch campus

Deakin University's GIFT City Campus focuses 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.

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.

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. Currently, the GIFT City Campus offers 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.

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.

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.

'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 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.

Contact us

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