Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), one of Pune's premier Universities located in the north-western part of the city across an area of 411 acres, was established in 1949. The University offers a multitude of courses under its 46 academic departments that fall under 9 broad sections, namely, Fine Arts, Science, Commerce, Social Science, Technology, Education, Physical Education, Management, and Law. A total of 612 colleges are affiliated to SPPU, along with 307 recognised research institutes. SPPU proffers modern infrastructure across an entirely wifi-enabled campus along with an extensive library and hostel accommodations. The University has several international academic collaborations with renowned universities in USA, Canada, UK, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, France and Australia for various subjects in the fields of Arts, Languages and Science and for Study Abroad programmes.