Shiv Nadar University & University of Pennsylvania launch School of Communication

The Shiv Nadar University (SNU) launched in New Delhi today, the School of Communication (SoC) to offer Undergraduate, Graduate and research level programs in Communication. The new School of Communications is a collaborative effort of SNU and the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania(ASC), informed Nikhil Sinha, Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University.

Under the agreement inked between SNU and the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania(ASC), the ASC will assist SNUin designing the curriculum for its programs along with assisting SNU in identification and training of faculty. The partnership also established both faculty and student exchange programs whereby students and faculty from both institutions will have the option to spend up to two semesters at The Annenberg School for communication campus in Pennsylvania or at the SNU campus at Greater Noida.

The partnership also paves the way for the establishment of joint Center for Global Communication Research to be located at SNU. Faculty from both schools and across disciplines at both Universities would be affiliated with the Center whose objective is to undertake research on critical issues in global communication.  The Center will hold conferences and seminars and publish research reports as part of its mission to disseminate the findings of the research conducted at the Center.

Beginning of Academic Programs:

Academic programs will commence in August 2013. Students completing the programs successfully will obtain a degree issued by Shiv Nadar University.