About Us


(NU) is a non-profit degree granting educational corporation in the USA. NU is a truly global online Institution without walls and borders. NALANDA UNIVERSITY is a 100% online initiative, with the purpose to offer online / distance education programs and confer academic and honorary degrees / diplomas legally. NU does not offer any academic credits of whatsoever to the students – 100% of all our programs are non-credit bearing programs. All our programs that we offer are conducted only via online / distance education mode and no training or equivalent thereto is required in any physical location. NALANDA UNIVERSITY, has recently limited its role and grants HONARARY / HONORIS CAUSA DEGREES, that are legally valid in all countries.

We welcome people from all backgrounds, faiths, nationalities, and walks of life. Our institute is built on the philosophy that we find our identity and purpose in life through connections to the community, to the natural world, and to humanitarian values such as compassion and peace.

Our principles:

We believe in the cultivation of the arts and sciences

We believe in helping the disadvantaged to the best of our abilities

We believe in the fostering of moral excellence, and in the virtues of honesty, responsibility, and altruism

We believe in our capability as human beings to exhibit to the fullest extent honorable qualities such as hope, compassion, beauty, truth, and optimism

We believe in securing fairness and justice in society, and abolishing intolerance and inequality

We believe in resolving our differences peacefully and achieving mutual understanding for the good of society

We believe in the ethical education of our children, in order to help them grow into noble human beings