Parul University came into being during April-2015 vide an Act of State Legislature viz., Gujarat Private Universities Act, 2009 and Gujarat Private Universities (Second Amendment) Act, 2015 and has made long strides in the field of education in Gujarat. The fact that the University offers more than 160 different undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degree programmes through 34 institutions across 21 wide-ranging Faculties such as Medicine, Engineering, Pharmacy, Homoeopathy, Ayurved, Management, Law, Fine Arts, Design, Arts, Commerce etc….is a testimony to the commitment of the University for expanding in the area of higher education and the dedication of all stakeholders in providing a package of best-managed delivery system. The University is spread over a sprawling 150 acres accommodating 100 academic blocks. The state-of-the-art university infrastructure also houses the modern laboratories required for teaching and research purposes. The campus also boasts of excellent facilities for co-curricular activities of the students such as playground, gymnasium, swimming pool, etc…
There are about 25,000 students studying at the University which reflects the popularity of the University among the student community. It is a constant endeavour of the University to achieve excellence in delivering different programmes. The University has carved a niche for itself in the field of providing placement to the graduating students. Special Units of the University such as the Entrepreneurship Development Cell, the Career Development Cell, the Training & Placement Cell ensure the overall personality development of the students.
The University attracts a number of foreign nationals because of its outstanding global reach. At present, there are about 1200 international students from 49 countries pursuing full-time degree programmes in the University. In order to provide holistic Medicare to the underprivileged sections of the society, the university has a 350 bedded multispeciality hospital. In addition, there are two Ayurveda and homeopathy hospitals each with a total capacity of 445 beds.
Parul University has nearly 40 working/active collaborations with reputed Universities across Europe, Canada, Australia, China, Russia, the US, Vietnam, UK, etc.
In Europe, we are having splendid cooperation with public universities in Germany, Lithuania, France, Poland, Estonia, Romania, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Slovakia, Belgium, Switzerland, Cyprus, etc. We are proud of our cooperation with Europe as the majority of our students and staff are immensely benefited by the various programs of Europe, especially Erasmus+ mobility, DAAD, Free mover programs and also EU research. Parul University also has been fortunate to receive students from Europe for our summer school programs and internships.