Applications now open

The University of Queensland (UQ), a top 50 global university, and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), an Institute of Eminence, have joined forces to create a joint PhD program that will allow scholars to deliver global impact.

Expressions of Interests (EOI) for Round 2, 2023 are open between 1 September to 3 October 2023. Join our upcoming information sessions to find out more about the joint PhD program.


Our vision

The UQ-IITD Academy of Research (UQIDAR) will attract the best global talent – including high-achieving students, academics, researchers and scientists – to work on goal-directed, cross-disciplinary challenges that are of interest to Australia, India and the global community.

Two world-class universities

Academic and industry expertise

Jointly awarded PhD program

Generous PhD scholarships

Research areas

UQIDAR will leverage a shared history of research excellence to focus on interdisciplinary themes.