FUTURE-FOCUSED STUDY ABROAD
India

A rising economic power and technology leader, India is the world’s largest democracy. With a 3,000-year-old civilization that is continually redefining itself, India offers rich, varied avenues of study. You’ll study in amazing towns and cities with distinct languages and landscapes.

You’ll be able to engage with locals and further develop your academic and professional goals through field visits, research, internships, apprenticeships or even documentary filmmaking. You can work with cutting-edge nonprofit organizations and social entrepreneurs.

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Global and Public Health
Manipal,
India
Five miles from the Arabian Sea lies the college town of Manipal, an ideal location from which to study India's public health challenges and rich cultural heritage. Build a strong foundation in the health sciences alongside Indian peers, and visit local clinics at the forefront of health promotion, disease prevention, and even Ayurvedic medicine.
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Fall
Spring
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GPA
3.00
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The City, the River, the Sacred
Varanasi,
India
Experience how the influx of religious pilgrims to the sacred Ganges River has given rise to unique urban and environmental issues over the centuries. Through studying Hindi or Urdu language, living with a host family, and learning an Indian art form or artisan trade, you will be fully immersed in Varanasi's daily life!
Term
Fall
Spring
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GPA
2.50
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Contemporary India
Pune,
India
Explore the unique issues facing the world's largest democracy as a multi-cultural society and rising superpower. Courses span from social justice to development economics and intensive field-based and experiential opportunities such as research, internships and film making are part of the immersive experience. Improve your critical language skills by enrolling in a Hindi elective course to connect with nearly 500 million Hindi speakers globally.  Plus, you will live in a homestay to become part of an Indian family's life and traditions.
Term
Fall
Spring
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GPA
2.50
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Summer in Pune
Pune,
India
This seven-week program offers research and internship opportunities in development organizations spanning global health, microfinance, environmental studies, and gender studies. Whether surveying micro-finance entrepreneurs or evaluating local HIV awareness campaigns, you will spend your summer interacting with and learning from the citizens of Pune.
Term
Summer
Est. cost
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GPA
2.00
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