Partners

IC3 Institute Partners

The IC3 Institute is based on a proven and successful model of volunteers and partnerships across the globe that include high schools, colleges and universities, industry, and the non-profit sector. This network of partners enables the IC3 Institute to vastly increase its reach and ensure scalability and sustainability.

Our host university partners are amongst one of the most significant partnerships that the IC3 Institute has built in the past few years. These universities contribute immensely to sustaining the mission of the IC3 Institute by offering their campus during the residential weeks. Some of the provisions made by the host universities are:

  • Classroom venue with internet facility
  • Programming and delivery of modules
  • Lodging, boarding and airport transfers
  • Logistics

To partner with the IC3 Institute as a host university, write to us at info@ic3institute.org.


Current IC3 Institute Host Universities

Ashoka University

Ashoka University is a private, nonprofit university, and an unprecedented example of collective public philanthropy in India. Ashoka offers its students a multidisciplinary liberal education, usually defined as one that transcends the boundaries between the arts and sciences, and carries a strong emphasis on learning across subjects. Such an education provides depth and breadth of learning, both by exposing students to diverse disciplines and by emphasizing scholarship and research.

Ahmedabad University

Ahmedabad University is a research university dedicated to rigorous academic pursuit with a focus on building enquiry as a value through interdisciplinary learning. We provide a liberal education that prepares students to think deeply and creatively across fields, and emerge as independent thinkers and compassionate leaders, who can innovatively engage with complex challenges of our society. Established in 2009 by the 80-year-old Ahmedabad Education Society (AES), we are committed to the discovery of ideas that can enhance our understanding of issues that face our society. We offer Undergraduate and Graduate programmes as part of Amrut Mody School of Management, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Computer Studies, Centre for Heritage Management, Centre for Learning Futures and Venture Studio.

Bennett University

Bennett University, founded by the Times of India Group, is a multi-disciplinary university committed to providing academic excellence in higher education and creating a learning atmosphere conducive to research, practical and entrepreneurial applications. At Bennett, we believe in making education more than just a learning experience. We encourage our students to question the obvious and imbibe introspection on their way to innovating the future. It’s not just about our quality education but our commitment to create ethically grounded leaders of tomorrow. At Bennett, one can expect more. More personal development with a world class faculty from best institutions in India and abroad. More avenues for entrepreneurial growth through in-house business incubator. More interdisciplinary learning, and more Industry Interface through The Times of India Group network. We are a young institution focused on bringing out the best in our students.

BML Munjal University

Mentored by Imperial College London (ranked 8th in the QS World University Rankings 2019), BML Munjal University (BMU) has been founded by the promoters of the Hero Group, with the mission to establish a world-class university in India. BMU offers BTech, BBA, BSc Economics (Hons), BA- LLB, BBA-LLB, MBA, and Ph.D. programs. BMU’s unique curriculum is based on Experiential Learning, where 45% of the time is spent outside the classroom learning in labs and workshops, on projects or in Practice School. BMU has also tied up with the Singapore Management University, Carleton University, Aston University, North South University, Agder University, Norway, Mary’s College of California, UC Berkeley and Kent State University. BMU’s industry collaborations include KPMG, Axis Bank, IBM, Shell, Intel, Siemens, and Hero MotoCorp.

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV) is a deemed-to-be-university in the 'de novo' category, based in Kerala. Founded on the principles of Purity, Spirituality, Practicality and Innovation, CVV’s core mission is to blend the ancient and time-tested wisdom of India with present-day knowledge fields. It is breaking new ground where necessary and adopting the merits of all that has come before but always leaning towards the winds of innovation. Striking a careful balance between Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) and Contemporary Knowledge Systems (CKS), CVV offers several undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in areas ranging from Sanskrit, Advaita Vedanta, Applied Psychology, Business Administration, Commerce, Teacher Education, Hindustani Music, Law, Public Policy, and Vocational Studies in Tourism, Data Analytics and Renewable Energy Management, as well as a Ph.D. programme, along with unique electives and supplementary subjects, with the intent to mould the teenagers of today into well-rounded, responsible, value-grounded, young adults that contribute to the nation, and the world at large. We currently operate from two campuses: the headquarters, referred to as the Chinmaya Eswar Gurukula (CEG) campus, (Ernakulam, Kerala, India) and the Chinmaya Naada Bindu Gurukula (CNBG) campus, (Pune, Maharashtra, India).

FLAME University

FLAME University is the pioneer of liberal education in India. The university’s main objective is to offer an interdisciplinary platform of education that provides both breadth and depth in diverse areas of knowledge. Liberal education at FLAME University aims to go beyond the familiar structure and narrowly encapsulated forms of knowledge. Our programs teach skills and impart education with practical relevance. Our students undergo a unique confluence of academic excellence and experiential learning methods that inculcate leadership and risk-taking abilities. We offer undergraduate programs and postgraduate through four schools. The student-centric learning is delivered by esteemed faculty scholars from various prestigious national and international institutes in a world-class campus setting.

Krea University

Krea University is an upcoming Liberal Arts and Sciences university located in Sri City, north of Chennai. It is backed by some of the best minds and thought leaders in the country, including Raghuram Rajan, former RBI governor, N. Vaghul, former chairman ICICI Bank, R. Seshasayee, former chairman of Ashok Leyland and Infosys, and supported by business leaders like Anand Mahindra, Sajjan Jindal, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw and Anu Aga. Krea University has a unique ‘interwoven learning’ approach that weaves creativity and action, arts and sciences, theory and practice, to make students ready to deal with challenges and opportunities presented by the 21st century. It will offer three-year, residential B.A. (Hon.) and B.Sc. (Hon.) degrees. Students will also have an option of completing a more rigorous fourth year of Advanced Studies.

O.P. Jindal Global University

JGU is a non-profit global university established by the Haryana Private Universities Act, 2009. JGU is established in memory of Mr. O.P. Jindal as a philanthropic initiative of Mr. Naveen Jindal, the Founding Chancellor. The University Grants Commission has accorded its recognition to O.P. Jindal Global University. The vision of JGU is to promote global courses, global programmes, global curriculum, global research, global collaborations, and global interaction through a global faculty. JGU is situated on a 80-acre state-of-the art residential campus in the National Capital Region of Delhi. JGU is one of the few universities in Asia that maintains a 1:15 faculty-student ratio and appoints faculty members from different parts of the world with outstanding academic qualifications and experience. JGU has established six schools: Jindal Global Law School, Jindal Global Business School, Jindal School of International Affairs, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities and Jindal School of Journalism and Communication.

Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, student-centric and research-focused institution. Through its innovative curriculum and interdisciplinary focus, the university is bringing a paradigm shift in higher education in India. Enabling students to accomplish excellence in their major while simultaneously pursuing other academic interests through various options under a minor, the university inculcates critical thinking and problem solving skills. It prepares students to become leaders and decision-makers in the academia, research, industry, business, and policy arenas. The university has 5 schools, 18 departments & 6 research centers engaged in teaching, practice, and research in disciplines as diverse as Art, Chemistry, Communication, Design, Economics, Engineering, English, History, Lifesciences, Mathematics, Management, Performing Arts, Physics, Sociology, and more.

Ashoka University

Ashoka University is a private, nonprofit university, and an unprecedented examp

Ahmedabad University

Ahmedabad University is a research university dedicated to rigorous academic pur

Bennett University

Bennett University, founded by the Times of India Group, is a multi-disciplinary

BML Munjal University

Mentored by Imperial College London (ranked 8th in the QS World University Ranki

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV) is a deemed-to-be-university in the 'de n

FLAME University

FLAME University is the pioneer of liberal education in India. The university’

Krea University

Krea University is an upcoming Liberal Arts and Sciences university located in S

O.P. Jindal Global University

JGU is a non-profit global university established by the Haryana Private Univers

Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, student-centric and

IC3 Institute Consortium for Global Universities

The IC3 Institute Consortium for Global Universities is a network of colleges and universities around the world that jointly support the nurturing of global talent, college readiness, and career preparedness through the systems and early intervention approach of effective career and college counseling in high schools.

Given the disruptions to both higher education and industries by COVID-19, these universities bring their unique strengths and thought leadership to complement the work of the IC3 Institute.

To know more about the IC3 Institute Consortium for Global Universities, Click here

To partner with the IC3 Institute as a consortium university, write to us at info@ic3institute.org.


Current Consortium Members

Huron at Western, Canada

Established in 1863, Huron is the founding institution of Western University, one of Canada's Top 10 universities. Primarily offering Business and Liberal Arts undergraduate degree programs, Huron students can combine these degrees with Science to do a double major. Huron provides a university experience that is completely unique to post-secondary institutions in Canada; an elite, yet accessible undergraduate education that combines liberal arts with business, while prioritizing ethical leadership & community engagement as much as academic achievement and career success. Professors provide students with one-on-one mentorship through intentionally small classes and a 13:1 student to faculty ratio. As well, all our programs include advanced research opportunities, experiential learning, paid internships, volunteer and international exchange programs that are available to each and every Huron student. The majority of Huron alumni hold leadership roles, including those in Canada and the world’s most distinguished organizations in business, law, government, technology and more. We are the only university in Ontario to have partnership with Harvard Business School, as we inspire our students to become 'Leaders with Heart’.

Indiana University Bloomington, US

Lehigh University, US

Located in Pennsylvania's beautiful Lehigh Valley, Lehigh is one of the most distinguished private research universities in the USA. Through academic rigor, an entrepreneurial mindset and collaborative opportunities we challenge our students to become the leaders of the future. Recognized among the nation's premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Our small size, ideal student-to-faculty ratio and vibrant campus allow students to collaborate on projects in and out of the classroom. Lehigh University, home to 1,100+ international students from 98 countries, values the diverse perspectives and experiences that the world brings to its campus. An active on-campus international community and a wide range of international pre- and postgraduate opportunities prepare students to be skilled and competitive members of an ever-increasingly connected world. Our community is engaged, diverse and eager to learn from one another—and you are welcome here.

The University of Newcastle, Australia

San Diego State University, US

One of the 23 campuses that make up the California State University (CSU) system, San Diego State University is known for providing transformative experiences for our undergraduate and graduate students. SDSU offers bachelor's degrees in 97 areas, master's degrees in 84 areas and doctorates in 21 areas, as well as programs at regional microsites and internationally. SDSU ranks as the No. 1 CSU in federal research support, and as one of the top public research universities in California. Each year, San Diego State University provides more than 35,000 students with the opportunity to participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct interaction with faculty and an international emphasis that prepares them to become global citizens, compassionate leaders and ethical innovators who will transform the world.

The University of Tennessee Knoxville, US

Our 910-acre campus of more than 226 years old is situated in the heart of Knoxville, a thriving modern city with small town charm that is home to music venues, museums and galleries, and local sports teams. UT is perfectly situated for outdoor adventure: our front yard is the Tennessee River, and our backyard is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with 800+ miles of hiking trails. It’s no wonder National Geographic named Knoxville a Best Adventure Town. We’re conveniently located within a day’s drive of nearly half the US population and just 15 minutes from McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), which connects Knoxville to many major cities through 120 daily flights. As a Tier one & premier research-intensive institution which has Nine Undergraduate colleges under the same umbrella, we emphasize hands-on practical experience and experiential learning opportunities that allow students to get involved in civic engagement, solve complex real-world problems, and improve the community’s welfare. Our 360+ undergraduate programs include top- ranked areas of study like Agriculture, Business, Engineering, Architecture, Arts, Biological Sciences, Nursing, Social Work, Information & Communications. UT offers more than 60 Honors degree concentrations as well as the Chancellor’s Honors, Leadership Honors, Haslam Scholars, and 1794 Scholars programs. We’re dedicated to student success and provide a support network that includes academic advisors, the Dean of Students office, and our many Division of Student Success programs. UT strives to be a campus that is welcoming to everyone. We offer resources and programs, like the Office of Multicultural Student Life, which promote academic success, equality, and leadership development of students. Our Pride Center provides support, resources, and a community space for UT’s LGBTQ+ and ally community. UT was recently honoured for its commitment to first-generation students— nearly a quarter of our undergraduate students—and celebrated the opening of a Veterans Resource Center on campus. With over 400 clubs and organizations to join, countless service opportunities, and amazing teams to cheer on. VOLUNTEERS FOR LIFE!! No matter the major, the university prepares the student for what comes next. In addition to the resources offered by our Center for Career Development and Academic Exploration, Vols are connected to a global network of over 250,000 alumni who open doors for students looking for their first internships and graduates progressing in their careers. Our students live the Volunteer spirit and have logged 525,000+ service hours over the past five years with the Jones Center for Leadership and Service, the campus hub for leadership and service opportunities. There’s never been a better time to be a Volunteer!

Huron at Western, Canada

Established in 1863, Huron is the founding institution of Western University, on

Indiana University Bloomington, US

Lehigh University, US

Located in Pennsylvania's beautiful Lehigh Valley, Lehigh is one of the most dis

The University of Newcastle, Australia

San Diego State University, US

One of the 23 campuses that make up the California State University (CSU) system

The University of Tennessee Knoxville, US

Our 910-acre campus of more than 226 years old is situated in the heart of Knoxv