The Office of International Relations (OIR) oversees and coordinate all international programmes of the Institute, including:
Admission of international students to Ph.D. and M.Tech. (Engg) programmes of the Institute
International exchange of academic staff and cooperation in education and research with foreign institutions/industry
Formulate and execute Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) between IISc and institutions abroad
Collaborative Research and International Funding opportunities
To organize the international universities and public bodies delegation visits and schedule the visits of IISc delegation to worldwide institutions
To facilitate Special Lectures by Internationally acclaimed scientists in association with International agencies like British Council, Noble Prize India etc.
To create a database of all International programs of the Institute (Indo-Foreign country collaborative research programs, funding opportunities, visits of various delegations, MOU signed between universities and institutions abroad etc.)