The global perspectives and research in Dravidian Studies, the contemporary perceptions of higher education and the regional demand of a backward rural area have fused into one mission that led to the formation of Dravidian University, which is different from or Universities in its priorities, obligations and responsibilities. The spirit of integration is the guiding force behind the establishment of the University. The linguistic and cultural integration at national and international levels is the cherished objective of the University The ultimate goal of the Dravidian University is to foster and strengthen national integration through a wider knowledge and understanding of Dravidian Languages, Literature, Culture, Sciences and Technology.
Dravidian University sees the linguistic more as an opportunity for self-discovery and mother-tongue as the Archimedean point to bring about paradigm shift in education. The University promotes a broad-based and extensive project of translation of texts and narratives, in addition to a comparative study of cultures and languages, including visual and performing arts. It endeavors to play a crucial role in affirming the Dravidian cultural heritage and to reinstate the native idioms and in refiguring the local histories.
The multicultural focus of the University is meant to respect differences and resist all attempts at homogenization while indigenizing the mind-sets of academics The Emblem of Dravidian University is designed to indicate the main objectives and ideals of the University. The open book symbolizes knowledge accessible to all. The popular maxim KNOWLEDGE IS POWER found at the top of the open book indicates supreme place given to knowledge.
The basic aim of the university being the promotion of knowledge, the university has chosen his maxim as its motto. Lotus is a symbol representing the seat of learning and prosperity and the blossomed lotus symbolizes various facets of knowledge to which the University contributes.The lighted lamp with four wicks is indicative of the destruction of ignorance and emergence of brightness and liveliness from all sides paving the way for learning and progress.The word Dravida in the scripts of the four major Dravidian Languages is a unifying interpretation of the coalescence of Dravidian culture.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Dravidian University that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Dravidian University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.
The following is the list of scholars from Dravidian University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences