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International Programs

International Programs

Xavier University

Xavier University Bhubaneswar gives top priority to internationalization as it helps in advancing the quality of teaching, research, institutional capacity building and cross-cultural adaptability.


International Relations Committee (IRC) is formed to look after the internationalization of Xavier University, through collaborations with eminent universities across the globe and building international partnerships.


International relations committee of Xavier University promotes and facilitates:


  • Student Exchange Program
  • Summer School program
  • Study Abroad Program
  • Faculty Mobility Program
  • International Seminar and Workshops
  • Double Degree and Dual Degree Program
  • Co – Teaching
  • Faculty Exchange Program, Joint Research work on areas of mutual interest;
  • International Consulting Projects in collaboration with our international partners;
  • International University Rankings
  • Developing international course modules jointly for both XUB as well as the partner business schools.

Xavier University has been growing in its international endeavors by promoting mutual benefits to students, faculty and contributing to cultural exchange, friendship and peace building.

IRC activities conducted in the year 2019-20 are given below:

International Agreement between Universities
    1. A Letter of Intent is signed between Texas Tech University and Xavier University Bhubaneswar on Nov 11,2019. The letter of Intent will facilitate future agreements that may formally establish an international exchange of faculty and students, research data, and educational and development programs.


  1. A Memorandum of Agreement is signed between International Association of Jesuits Universities (IAJU) and Xavier University Bhubaneswar on January 16,2020. The purpose of the agreement is to co-operate toward the internationalization of higher education through semester-long student exchange for visiting students at receiving institutions.
International Ranking:
Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB), XIMB, was honored with Four Palmes Global Award by Eduniversal Convention in the 12th edition of the Eduniversal World Convention at Sasin School of Management from October 26 – 29, 2019 Bangkok, Thailand for outstanding academic excellence in management education and research. Xavier University Bhubaneswar is proud to maintain the 4 Palm award for the second consecutive year. Prof. Fr. Donald DSilva, SJ, Director Finance and Dean XCOMM, Prof. Andrew Dutta, Dean of XAHR, Prof Bikram Bahini Pati, Associate Dean – Admissions, XUB, and Prof Elizabeth Abba, Assistant Dean, International Relations, XUB attended the Eduniversal Convention-2019 at Sasin School of Management Bangkok, Thailand.
International Student Exchange from XUB
International relations committee of Xavier University promotes and facilitates student exchange program, summer school program etc. to promote mutual benefits of the students by increasing their understanding of other countries cultures, communities, and languages. 5 post graduate students and one under graduate student went to different Business Schools/ University in Europe and USA. They are
P.G. Students
Sl. No Student Name Roll Number School Program Attended at Country Dates
Vishes Kumar Jena
MBA-Rural Management
S.G.H Warsaw School of Economics
MBA-Rural Management
S.G.H Warsaw School of Economics
Shweta Srivastava
MBA-Rural Management
S.G.H Warsaw School of Economics
Rohit Tirkey
MBA-Urban Management and Governance
S.G.H Warsaw School of Economics
Sonali Gupta
MBA-Sustainability Management
Kedge Business School
U.G. student
Sl. No Student Name Roll Number School Program Attended at Country Dates
Ayushi Dwivedi
B.Sc Sustainable Devlopment
SanDiego State University,School of Public Health
International Student Visit from San Diego on Study abroad programme
17 international students and Prof. Zohir Chowdhury from San Diego State University came on a study abroad program jointly offered by Xavier School of Sustainability, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar and San Diego State University wherein undergraduate students have been visited XUB from 4th January,2020 to 15th January,2020. These students were from diverse background such Public health, Sustainability, Communications, Statistics, Computer Engg, Psychology, Health science, Drama, Food & nutrition and Biology.

There are 9 students from different Universities of world at XUB for a 3 months program, International Certificate Programme in Compassion and Social Communication. The program is conducted by Centre for New Humanities and Compassion Studies, Xavier University Bhubaneswar and led by Dr. M. Nadarajah (Nat),Chair Professor. The course started on Jan25,2020 and will continue till May 5, 2020.

International Faculty
International Faculty to teach courses at Xavier University
An International Faculty Prof. Jose-Maria Aulotte, Professor, Magellan Institute, Paris, France was invited to teach the course “International Human Resource Management” at Xavier School of HRM, Xavier University Bhubaneswar from 9th July 2019 till 18th July 2019.

Dr. Sanjeev ROY, Erasmus Mundus Scholar & UNESCO Fellow visited university on 5th and 6th September 2019. He addressed the undergraduate students of the university at mini auditorium of the Xavier city campus on 6th September 2019 from 2.15 p.m. to 3.45 p.m. The topic was “Making One’s Education Relevant with a Foreign Degree”. Fr. Donald D’Silva S.J., Dean School of Communication & Director, Finance XUB, Fr. Alwyn Rodrigues, S.J. Professor, School of Communication XUB and Dr. Elizabeth Abba, Assistant Dean, International Relations Committee of XUB were present on the occasion.

The summary of the talk was:

  • Benefits of studying in Europe
  • Scholarship facilities for the students
  • 3.Joint master’s degrees of Erasmus Mundus
  • Possibility to choose from a list of
    over 100 Masters courses
  • Full-study scholarships for students
    from all over the world
  • When and how to apply for the courses.

Mr. Kaushik Saraiya, Vice President- Outgoing Global Volunteer and Business Expansions, AIESEC in Bhubaneswar. He visited XUB on 6th September 2019. He addressed the UG students of the university on the topic of international Internship.

Dr. T S Ragu-Nathan, Professor Emeritus, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA and Consultant Global Academic Alliances along with Mr. Victor Arthur Finch, Director, Enrolment Management, office of the international management, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA visited XIMB and XUB on 11th September 2019. They interacted with B. Com third year students and shared about opportunities in University of Toledo, Ohio, USA.

Dr. Sukanta Misra ,Vice Provost for International Affairs and Professor of Agricultural & Applied Economics Texas Tech University visited XIMB on Oct 21, 2019.He interacted with Faculty & IRC students and discussed on International opportunities between the two universities.

Mr. Sourav Bhowmik, Manager – Campus France Kolkata, along with Mr. Amitava Das, University Cooperation officer visited XUB on 16th January 2020 and conducted a seminar on higher education opportunities in France. 

UG,PG and doctoral students participated in the seminar. The objective of the seminar was to help students to gain an understanding of the French Education system in general, and the admission and selection process and the benefits provided to them by the French state.


Visitors visited XUB (2019-20)