Department of Psychology and
Parapsychology, Andhra University, India
Established in 1967 by the University Grants Commission of
Andhra University, and at the time the only university-level department
of parapsychology in the world. Students are admitted
for graduate study and a Ph.D. in parapsychology is awarded.
Noted parapsychologist K. Ramakrishna Rao headed the
department at the time of its founding until he moved to the
United States as a staff member of the Institute for Parapsychology
in Durham, North Carolina. In 1984 he returned to
India for five years and resumed leadership of the department.
The department publishes the Psi Newsletter for private circulation.
Address: Andhra University, Visakhapatam 530003, Andhra
Pradesh, India