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CIEE: India: Arts and Sciences
Hyderabad, India (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester,
Year
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 01-NOV-2018
**
Rolling Admission 28-DEC-2018 07-MAY-2019
Year 2019-2020 01-APR-2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 01-APR-2019 ** Rolling Admission 09-JUL-2019 03-DEC-2019

** 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.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.75
Language Requirement:
none
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No
Housing: Homestay, University dormitory Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English, Hindi, Other
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment at foreign institution
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Ryan Hathaway
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
Anthropology, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Dance, Drama, Economics, English Language and Literature, Foreign Affairs, History, Independent Study, Linguistics, Mathematics & Statistics, Other Languages & Literatures, Philosophy, Political Science, Pre-Medical, Religious Studies, Sociology
Program Description:

Arts + Sciences

HYDERABAD, INDIA

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Program Overview

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.

Unique Experiences

LEARN TRADITIONAL INDIAN ARTS

like Kathak dance, intricate Henna design, Tabla (percussion), and Yoga.

STUDY

at an award-winning university that offers an array of interesting courses.

LIVE WITH AN

Indian host family or on campus with an international exchange student.

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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).


What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Indian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

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Please Note: Regions within India are considered by the U.S. Department of State to be "High Risk", and/or have an advisory of "Reconsider Travel" or "Do Not Travel". Consult http://iso.virginia.edu/travel-alerts-notices-warnings and https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html to see if, based on your travel for university related purposes, you must submit a petition as part of your Education Abroad application per the UVA Policy on Student International Travel.