Kannada University Distance Education
The Kannada University is a member of The Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It is recognized and funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Also, the University is a member of the Forum of Dravidian Language Culture Universities.
Kannada University is equally known for its distance learning courses. It offers variety of courses through distance learning. It also now has two more satellite campuses: one in Badami, an historical place, where the Department of Sculpture and Visual Arts is located and the other at Kuppalli, the birth place of the poet Kuvepmu, where the Kuvempu Research Centre is located.
The institute provides Post Graduate degree in arts, Post Graduate Diploma in various studies, Post Matriculation diplomas in Theater, arts, Music etc and Certificate courses in languages.