GLS University has been established with the objective of providing an ideal and creative learning environment and continuing the tradition of excellence in education of the sponsoring body of the University, viz., Gujarat Law Society (GLS)
versity, viz., Gujarat Law Society (GLS)
Gujarat Law Society, established in the year 1927, is one of the largest and oldest educational institutions in the State of Gujarat. GLS was promoted by luminaries SardarVallabhbhai Patel, Shri Ganesh Mavlankar, the first Speaker of the country and Shri I.M. Nanavati with the vision of Excellence in Education.
Since its inception, GLS took a pioneering role by offering programmes in several disciplines such as Business Management, Computer Technology, Commerce, Business Administration, Education, Law and Humanities etc. All the courses being offered at GLS have been having high preference and acceptance in the student community as well as in the corporate fraternity.
GLS currently has more than 25,000 students pursuing their graduate, post graduate and doctoral level studies at various levels within the university and its constituent colleges/institutions.
GLS has currently more than one million alumni, all established in several spheres of work including business, commerce, law, science, arts and culture. Several of these alumni are noted entrepreneurs.
The university is currently hosted in a state of art campus within the heart of the city fully equipped with advanced technological tools to facilitate education.
To create value through economic, social and environmental developments whilst being a world class education provider in a manner that is nationally entrenched, regionally recognised and globally relevant.
To foster a culture wherein original ideas are generated through a strong accent on innovation, inquiry, scholarship, creativity and research.
To develop a leadership which is capable, compassionate, conscious and committed to the common good.
To promote the highest standards of research and scholarship and to be a world leader in [our] areas of specialization;
To ensure an exceptional and distinctive learning experience at the University for all students;
To strengthen [our] connections with the local, national and international partners and stakeholders in order to have mutually beneficial outcomes;
To make the University reach out to the world so that [our] students, whether studying onshore or offshore, experience a unique education with a distinctive GLS flavour, and to help our academic community engage in knowledge-sharing with scholars and researchers from all parts of the globe.
To build the University's reputation as India's defining university by contributing to the understanding of, and innovative responses to, social, economic, cultural and environmental issues;
To provide the best possible working and learning environment for [our] staff and students.