The University of Patanjali (UOP) is named after the great Indian sage- Patanjali (circa 900 B.C.) who first compiled the numerous writings on Yoga in the form of precise and concise aphorisms; was established through the Act of State legislature Act No.04/2006 published in Gazette of Uttranchal Government on 5.4.2006 and recognized by UGC vide Order No.170/XXIV\2007 dated 15.2.2007. The University is sponsored by Patanjali Yogpeeth (PYP) and is located at Haridwar in North India.
The university aims at innovating teaching-learning and research to produce professionally competent, personally elevated and socially empathetic alumni. Asceticism, health care, integral education and entrepreneurship are its four major domains of teaching-learning. Vision is to innovate An Integral Education System including all spectrums of scientific knowledge and ancient wisdom.
It has many departments: Yoga Science, Psychology, Tourism Management, Physical Education, Philosophy, Sanskrit, Panchkarma, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Education, Department of Computer Application.
All facilities are available at the University of Patanjali is located at Haridwar, the birthplace of culture and civilization and the hallowed and ascetic of sages and seers, in the lap of nature free from pollution and din and noise. Students can develop all round personality in the cordial atmosphere of this place. The facilities are like learning Yoga and Ayurveda, Sanskrit Learning, Spirituality in a good environment of Patanjali University.
The distinctive features of the university include its location at entrance of Divine Himalayas (origin of human civilization) -Haridwar; that is spiritually vibrant,naturally serene and peaceful.Its holy ambience is in itself educator for learners’holistic development. Eminent faculties bearing sound professional, personal and human qualities and immense indigenous love and many more.