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  • Locations: Hyderabad, India
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Augsburg applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:

India
CIEE Art and Sciences Program in Hyderabad, India

You’d be hard pressed to find a location so different from home in terms of culture, heritage, and sheer scale. That’s what makes Hyderabad a fascinating place to study. Explore every aspect of Indian life in a diverse, cosmopolitan city. Choose from classes specially designed for international students, as well as a vast selection of direct-enroll options at an award-winning university. Complete your adventure with plenty of eye-opening travel and exploration.  

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

OVERNIGHT EXCURSIONS:  

  • Fall: Visit Varanasi, the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism, with a key role in the development of Buddhism.
  • Spring: Visit Visakhapatnam – Jewel of the East Coast – in Andhra Pradesh. Visit Bora Caves and Araku Valley or  Hampi, Anegundi, or Badami.
 
  • Relish unique sights and sounds all over Hyderabad.
  • Explore Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu temples.
  • Visit the folk goddess temple, Peddamma, and see the biggest Ganesha idol in Hyderabad.
  • Practice Yoga on campus daily – it doesn’t get any more authentic!
  • Celebrate annual festivals with colorful decorations and kites.
  • Visit special places like Mysore, Byllakuppe, Melkote, Badami, and Karnataka.


PROJECTS

Volunteering. Give two hours a week, and get back much more. Build school gardens, tutor orphaned boys, teach English and self-esteem to girls, design marketing material and/or websites for NGO’s, or develop interventions for minority communities.

Language tutoring. Students who take language courses can pair up with Indian university students for support getting involved on campus.  

Independent study. Investigate the textile industry, modern religion, the impact of climate change, marginalized communities, or another intriguing topic with a faculty advisor from the Study in India Program (SIP).

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Academics are provided in collaboration with the Study in India Program (SIP) at the University of Hyderabad. As a hub for international undergrads, SIP offers specially designed courses for these students to investigate Indian society, history, and culture.

CIEE students can also choose direct-enrollment courses at 11 of 12 schools at the University of Hyderabad, based on his/her requirements and interests. CIEE students primarily take classes in arts, social sciences, and humanities, though students are encouraged to study science if they meet prerequisites.

University of Hyderabad. Founded in 1974, the university was ranked number one in India in 2010 by the Times of India, and won the Visitor’s Awards for Central Universities for Best University, Innovation, and Research for 2015. Primarily a post-graduate university with 5,000 students and 12 schools, it has a sprawling 2,300-acre campus, 45 minutes from downtown. Courses are taught by the faculty at the University of Hyderabad.
 
Find out more. 

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 



India
CIEE Art and Sciences Program in Hyderabad, India
Spiritual, beautiful, and home to some 1.2 billion people, the vibrancy and sheer scale of India is peerless. And with CIEE study abroad in Hyderabad, it’s yours to discover.

Combining a robust curriculum with genuine intercultural experiences, you’ll earn credit towards your major/minor while exploring the cultural and economic significance of the largest democracy on earth. Situated at the gateway between northern and southern India, Hyderabad’s location give you fascinating insight into the linguistic, culinary, political, religious, and cultural diversity of the region.

Study abroad in Hyderabad and you will: 
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  • Choose from an extensive course options with unique courses for students majoring in the following areas: English Literature, Political Science, South Asian History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Sociology, and the Visual Arts. There are notable options for students needing coursework in Biology and Biochemistry
  • Learn traditional Indian music instrumental play, vocal  dance and Henna Designs  through classes conducted by experts. Student can also learn the basics of Indian culinary practice.
  • Visit ancient mosques, temples, religious centers, and Golconda Fort; participate in required group excursions to expand students’ understanding of India
  • Enjoy Yoga classes and local certification at the yoga center right on campus
  • Partake in the Hindi, Telugu, Urdu or Sanskrit language peer tutor program
     
Find out more. 

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.