Shree Somnath Sanskrit University is located in Veraval, Junagadh, Gujarat. It was established by the Gujarat government by passing the Shree Somnath Sanskrit University Act, 2005.It is the Public State University with Sanskrit as its medium of instruction. It is the only special Sanskrit University of Gujarat as it offers a wide range of courses in SÄhitya, Jyotiá¹£a, VÄstuá¹¡Ästra, Veda, VyÄkaraá¹a, Navya VyÄkaraá¹a, RÄmÄnuja VedÄnta, SwÄminÄrÄyaá¹a VedÄnta, Sarva Dará¹¡ana, Navya NyÄya, Dharmaá¹¡Ästra, PurÄá¹aá¹¡Ästra, Paurohityam and Yoga.
University has given academic affiliation to 35 Colleges/Institutions including University Sanskrit College and one B.Ed. College accross Gujarat. At present, 25 Diploma Centers and 38 P.G.D.C.A. Study Centers are functioning presently. Further, University has given approval to the world famous ‘ARSH’ - Akshardham Research Institute for Social Harmony, Gandhinagar and Tattvajnan Mandir Research Institute, Modasa as Research Institutes.