SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh is a private university founded in 2017 by the SRM TRUST AP through the Andhra Pradesh Private Universities (Establishment and Regulation) Act, 2016. It is a multi-stream research university with a focus on diverse fields. From engineering to medicine and from liberal arts to management, SRM’s vision is to emerge as a world-class university that is globally connected, nationally relevant, and regionally transformative. It has an ambitious plan to be in the world-class universities in ten years with 20000 + students and 1500 faculty members.
For the establishment of this university, SRM has partnered with the world's best names for educational method and philosophy, campus design and infrastructure, learning and living spaces, and recruitment of faculty and leadership. Perkins + Will, American architects who have designed some of the leading universities in the world, are the architects for this new institution. Perrett Laver and Society, global search firms from UK, are involved in the recruitment of senior leadership roles and faculty.