Dr. Tatiana Belousova

Assistant Professor & Assistant Director, IIHEd

Faculty Associate, Centre for Comparative and Global Education

PhD, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala (India);
Thesis: State, Public Policy and Internationalization of Higher Education in Kerala;
Post-graduate studies, World Economy, St. Petersburg State University (Russia)

Dr. Tatiana Belousova is currently an Assistant Professor at the International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building (IIHEd), O.P. Jindal Global (Institution of Eminence Deemed To Be University). In the year 2019, she received her PhD degree at the University of Kerala, Department of Political Science. Prior to this, Tatiana completed her post-graduate studies at the St. Petersburg State University (Russia), Department of World Economy. Her research interests are internationalization of higher education in India, particularly in the area of inbound student mobility. The researcher herself travelled to around 30 different countries across the globe, trying to get an exposure to the multi-cultural environment, as well as to gather international experience. She has done research internship at Monash University studying Indian diaspora in Victoria, Australia. She has also participated in several Capacity Building Programmes, both in India and Europe.

  • Internationalization of Higher Education in India, Student Mobility, Public Policy in Higher Education
  • Belousova, T (2019). Internationalization in Kerala: A Performance Audit. Higher Education for the Future. Vol. 6 (1). Jan. 2019.

  • Belousova, T (2018). Internationalization of Higher Education: The Indian Scenario. Institute for the Study of Developing Areas (ISDA). Vol. 28. No. 2. April-June 2018.

  • Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) – PhD scholarship (2014-2019)
  • Ministry of Education, Kerala – ASPIRE fellowship (2018)
  • International Seminar on ‘India’s Foreign Policy Strategies Through the 21st Century’. Presented a paper titled ‘New Scenario for Indo-Russian Relationship: Challenges and Prospects’, 26-28 February, 2015, Trivandrum, Kerala.


  • International Seminar on ‘Rising India, Higher Education and the World Order in the 21st Century’. Presented a paper titled ‘Public Policy and Internationalization of Higher Education: Comparative Study of India and China’, March 10-11, 2016, Anchal, Kerala.
  • Cross-elective course ‘The Current Global Order: East and West Axis’ at the Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA)
  • Cross-elective course ‘Russia’s Geopolitical Rise under Putin’s Leadership’  at the Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA)
  • Cross-elective course ‘Russian Language & Literature’ at the Global Language Centre (GLC)
  • Capacity Building Programme ‘International Professional Development’, Hamburg, Germany (2005-2006), funded by Hamburg Chamber of Commerce


  • Capacity Building Programme ‘International Economic Issues and Development Policy’, New Delhi, India (2010), funded by Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC)


  • Internship at Monash University, Research on Indian diaspora in Victoria, Australia (2012)