International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies will feature scholars from a range of the cultural sciences who are dedicated to doing research on communication across cultures. These participants meet annually to discuss common research interests. Its membership is made up of participants from over 32 countries. These participants meet annually at different locations around the world to discuss common research interests. The results of their investigations are published in the journal of the organization, Intercultural Communication Studies (ICS). For more about the organization please see

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, having accomplished 25 years of service in the domain of education is currently invested with the status of ‘Institution of Eminence’, a coveted title which is synonymous with the synergetic goal of excellence in higher education. In lieu, MAHE promulgates its panoramic vision of – ‘Global leadership in human development, excellence in education and healthcare’. With over 28,000 students from 57 different nations stationed in the sprawling University town of Manipal, the University has established its global footprint, with campuses expanding in Mangalore, Bangalore and Jaipur, and off-shore campuses in Dubai (UAE), Melaka (Malaysia) and Antigua. Every Institute and Centre-of-Excellence professes world class facilities and pedagogy, which are geared towards the attainment of technical acumen combined with a zealous emphasis on innovation, and experiential learning.

MAHE constantly reviews and upgrades its strategy and vision to reflect the latest trends and developments in higher education, whereupon its achievements have availed it several accolades. MAHE is deemed the No.1 Private University in India.

Manipal Institute of Communication, MAHE

Manipal Institute of Communication (MIC) – established in 1997 – is a constituent unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), India. As a premier communication and media establishment whose vision and purpose is embedded in a staunch code of conduct, the institute promulgates the ethic of value education combined with social sensitivity.

Abreast with the competitive arena of media convergence, MIC offers a comprehensive range of courses in Media & Communication at par with industry standards: B.A. Media & Communication, M.A. Media & Communication, MAF, B. Sc. Animation, and other short-term engagements. Furthermore, the institute’s Media Research Centre encourages a polyphony of perspectives in approaches to media studies and communication, embracing prospects in interdisciplinary research; while its international-collaboration wing, facilitates exchange programmes via tie-ups with leading Universities in Germany, Norway, France, Denmark, Netherlands, UK, USA & Australia.

MIC currently has three core Centres housed in its campus precincts aimed at promoting research and development in the respective areas: Tagore Centre, Media Research Centre, Multimedia Resource Centre.