FICCI has been organizing the FICCI Higher Education Summit (FHES) for the last 13 years and the past editions have been extremely successful, witnessing participation of more than 1000 delegates every year.


FICCI Higher Education Summit 2018 (FHES 2018), the upcoming 14th Edition of International Summit on Higher Education will be held from 30th October – 1stNovember 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, INDIA. The event is being jointly organized by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) & Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).


The 13th Edition of FICCI Higher Education Summit 2017 (FHES 2017) was very successful and witnessed the participation from 110 Indian Higher Education Sector exhibitors and Country Pavilions of Finland and Georgia247 Hosted Foreign Delegates from 63 countries had over 2562 structured B2B meetings with these Exhibitors during the summit. Over 1000 domestic delegates and 5000 domestic visitors attended the show.


FICCI Higher Education Summit 2018 (FHES 2018) will comprise of:


·         Exhibition – 125 plus exhibitors from leading Indian Institutions will showcase the best practices to the global participants.

·         Global Conference – more than 1200 Indian and foreign University Presidents, Vice Chancellors, Deans and other participants from Africa, Middle East, SAARC, CIS, Canada, USA, UK, etc. are expected to participate at the Conference.

·         Regional Forums for Africa, CIS, Middle East, Asia including SAARC

·         RBSM for B2B, B2G and G2G Meetings – over 300 international stakeholders from more than 70 countries from Africa, Middle East, CIS, developing Asia including SAARC and other potential regions are expected to visit the event.

·         Campus visits on last day of the exhibition i.e. on 1st November 2018 will be organized for the foreign delegates who show their interest to visit the participating Institutes’ campus.

The event will have participation from all major Indian Educational Institutions from all streams, Universities, NGOs & renowned Educationalists. The event will also witness the participation of International and National Conference Delegates, Business Visitors, Students from all streams, Government Officials and Diplomats from Foreign Missions. Over 3000 structured B2B and B2G meetings are expected to take place between Exhibitors and Foreign Delegates during the summit.


FICCI Higher Education Summit 2018, in addition to policy deliberations, shall focus on developing an ecosystem for strategic partnerships in the Education Sector between India and other countries. FHES 2018 will provide a forum for international educational providers interested to partner and engage with Indian higher educational institutions and will encourage them for collaborations and partnerships.


Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) with delegations of higher education decision makers will be organized during FHES 2018 with the objective of developing strategic partnerships in the higher education sector between India and focus countries and to promote quality higher education services from India. FHES 2018 will help to bring together Indian Educational Institutions from all streams and the International audience to enable interactions and discussions to enhance existing synergies in the higher education sector. We are inviting and hosting over 300 delegates from more than 70 countries of Africa, Middle East, CIS anddeveloping Asia including SAARC and other regions during the event.