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DEADLINE: Summer in India 2017

February 9, 2017

Are you ready for a life-changing experience in INDIA?

UNC offers a faculty-led, summer study abroad program in India:
> No prior knowledge of Hindi required.
> You do not have to be a UNC student to apply.
> First Summer Session (about 6 weeks)
> Seven hours of UNC credit.
> Fulfills UNC’s Experiential Education requirement.

Note: the application deadline is FEBRUARY 9, 2017.

Three of the program weeks are spent in Delhi, the vibrant political and cultural capital of India. Also included are excursions to contrasting cities and regions of India: Agra (UP), and Haridwar-Rishikesh (Uttaranchal), and Jaipur (Rajasthan).

Dates: May 15 to June 23, 2017 (First Summer Session) Faculty leaders: Dr. Afroz Taj and John Caldwell (Dept. of Asian Studies)

Seven credit hours, three courses:

1. ASIA 228 Contested Souls: Introduction to Indian Literature and Culture (3 credits, fulfills LA and BN)

2. ASIA 243: Journalism and Society in India (3 credits, fulfills SS and BN)

3. ASIA 490: Hindi Conversation and Script (1 credit)

The Hindi Conversation and Script course will be catered to all levels of language learners, from beginner to advanced, allowing beginners basic conversation skills and an introduction to the writing system, and advanced students tutorials on pronunciation, writing, reading, vocabulary, or other topics on an individualized basis.

All courses will begin on the day after arrival, and continue for the duration of the program. The courses will be fully integrated with the program excursions and site visits. Upon successful completion, students will receive UNC graded credit for each of the three courses.

Estimated program cost: $4,500 includes tuition, lodging, all meals, local transportation, monuments, Study Abroad office fees, and insurance.  Airfare to Delhi is not included.

Scholarships and financial aid are available for many students.
Also apply to the Phillips Ambassador Fellowship for full funding!


February 9, 2017

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