Krea University is a unique educational effort, specifically conceived and designed to address the unprecedented challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. The purpose behind Krea is to re-imagine university education for our times, without being anchored by existing paradigms.
Krea University’s mission is to help humanity prepare for an unpredictable world. The intent is to develop a view of the future through rigorous and inter-disciplinary research and education that continuously feeds the design of interwoven learning. In doing so, Krea would enable high potential individuals to learn to create positive, catalytic impact ethically.
Interwoven learning and research weave together the arts and sciences, creativity and action, eastern and western perspectives. It draws upon the profound learnings of the past and present, to prepare students for the future.
Innovation is Krea’s institutional DNA, and ethics, inclusivity, accountability and excellence are the key institutional values.
Krea University is a private university in India, established as per The Andhra Pradesh Private Universities (Establishment and Regulation) (Amendment) Act, 2018.
is the sponsoring body of the University. IFMR has wide and deep experience in education and research for the past 50 years, including a post graduate degree in management that is now offered by the IFMR Graduate School of Business at Krea University (GSB)
In addition, IFMR is host to prominent Research Centres, including Catalyst AIC
, J-PAL South Asia
. Krea University is charged with the management oversight of these Research Centers, and integrating them with University’s overall research vision.
Krea University commenced its undergraduate BA (Hons) and BSc (Hons) programs under the School of Interwoven Arts and Sciences (SIAS)
from August 2019 onwards. This 3-year program in interwoven arts and sciences also offers an option to do an additional year i.e. fourth year of Advanced Studies. The majors and minors currently offered span economics, history, political science, social studies, literature, global arts, mathematics, computer science, psychology, environmental studies, physics, chemistry, biology and business studies