Utkal University of Culture is a public University in Bhubaneswar, Odisha dedicated for research, teaching and education in the field of culture. Prof. Kamal K. Misra is the current vice-chancellor of the university. The university offers Postgraduate education, Master of Philosophy, and Doctor of Philosophy courses.
The University seeks to spread the benefits of culture and education The mission is to evolve policies and programmes which would enable to make the University a distinct one by fostering our composite culture through qualitative expansion of academic studies and researches. Such activities would necessarily focus on various relevant and frontier areas of culture and development.
To promote education, research and training in various spheres of culture; such as language, literature, religion, visual arts, performing arts, sculpture, architecture, folklore, tribal studies etc. through development and extension works for the advancement of knowledge and for the betterment of the society.