University at a Glance
University of Patanjali (UOP) is a manifestation of the divine vision of His Holiness Swami Ramdev and Revered Acharya Balkrishna to establish a center for an integral education blending all spectrums of oriental wisdom and scientific knowledge. The university aims at innovating teaching-learning and research to produce professionally competent, personally elevated and socially empathetic alumni. Asceticism, health care, integral education and entrepreneurship are its four major domains of teaching-learning and interdisciplinary research.
The University of Patanjali (UOP) is named after the great Indian sage Patanjali (c. 900 BC,), who first compiled the numerous writings on Yoga in the form of aphorisms. It was established through Act No. 4/2006 of Uttarakhand State Legislature published in the State Gazette on 05.04.2006. The University is sponsored by Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust (PYP) and is located on Delhi Haridwar National Highway at Bhadrabad, Haridwar nearby the bank of the Ganges. The University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities.
Office for International Affairs
India has always been the global centre for learning since ancient times. Our great sages medidated for years and preached the Science of Yoga in the Himalayas. Indian higher education institutions like Nalanda, Takshila, Odantapuri, Vikramshila, etc. are well known education hubs in the world history where thousands of students from all over the world came to study subjects like Astronomy, Algebra, Mathematics, Logic, Rhetoric, Grammar, Physics, Medicine and Vedas, etc.
The National Education Policy 2020 has laid emphasis on expanding the global outreach of the Indian higher education. In this regard, with the notion of Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam, an office for International Affairs is established in the University of Patanjali as per the guidelines of UGC vide D.O.NO. l 52-8/2020 (IC) dated 13 January 2021.
Patanjali Yog Peeth, Roorkee – Haridwar Road, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249405