Established in 2004, Amity University, Lucknow is a constituent unit of Amity University, Noida. It is generally referred to as Amity University Uttar Pradesh (AUUP), Lucknow Campus.
The first Director General of the Campus was Maj. Gen. K.K. Ohri (Retd.), AVSM, who joined the Campus on July 19, 2004.
The present new campus at Gomti Nagar Extension (Near Malhaur Railway Station), Lucknow came into existence in the year 2009 when it gradually shifted from its old location of Viraj Khand, Gomti Nagar.
At present, it has 17 institutions which presently cater to 87 programmes having more than 5000 students. It has over 352 faculty and over 398 support staff members.
The aim of the university is to meet the challenges of emerging global knowledge economy, by the power of innovation, creativity and efficient learning ability.
The university offers various undergraduate & postgraduate course in Arts, Science, Commerce, Management, Engineering, Architecture, & Law streams with various optional specializations.