Andhra University, Visakhapatnam was established in 1926 and one of the most prestigious educational establishments in the country devoted to teaching and research postgraduates. The efficiency of university education is spread over five districts of Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, West, Western Vizinagaram and Srikakulam. There is an associated colleges 636 spread five districts under the administration of the province of Andhra University.
Andhra University is accredited by the Faculty Grants Committee (UGC) and also active members the Association of Indian universities (AIU). Successfully designed and implemented quality management system and the University became the first University in the country as a whole to obtain ISO 9001: 2000 Certification in 2006. The University held a session of Congress has 95 Indian Science in 2008.