India Summer Program 2011: Studies in Indian Language, Culture, and Society

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In New Delhi

€ 1,898 - (Rs 1,38,132)
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New Delhi
Delhi, India
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This 4-week program (with a potential 2-week to 6-month extension) centered around New Delhi, India, immerses the participants in the diverse cultures of the amazing Indian Subcontinent. Next to a program of seminars and language trainings from Monday to Fridays, there are skills trainings and field trips as well as overnight excursions on the weekends and a possible extension of two weeks to six months to pursue your own individual project.

The program offers you the chance to take subjects that are outside your normal degree, broaden your educational experience, and accelerate your academic and professional career. A cornerstone philosophy of the program is that only by living in India and experiencing it personally, one is truly able to grasp the meaning of cultural diversity in India.

This highly interdisciplinary program will allow international participants to experience first-hand the myriad cultures that constitute the diverse country that is India. It provides participants with manifold opportunities to view India through various lenses and explore its diverse landscapes, varied foods, unparalleled architectural monuments, World Heritage Sites, and colorful festivals.

You will meet and interact with people from all walks of life, from the international businessman to the dedicated grassroots volunteer, from the atheistic scientist to the Muslim mullah, from cosmopolitan socialites to street children. You will be able to learn from all of their experiences and within no time you will find yourself successfully navigating the local cultural environment.


At a Glance:

Program Location
New Delhi and field trips / excursions to Varansi, Rishikesh and Alwar

Program Length:
Sunday 17th of July 2011 to Saturday 13th of August 2011 (4 weeks program)

Participants:
Students as well as professionals with an interest in India and global studies in general

Program Schedule:
* 20 Hindustani Trainings (4 hours each, Monday to Friday 9AM to 1PM)
* 4 Delhi Tours (4 hours each, every Wednesday afternoon)
* 8 Seminars (3 hours each, every Monday and Thursday in the afternoon)
* 8 Skills Trainings (3 hours each, every Tuesday and Friday in the afternoon)
* 3 Overnight Weekend Excursions to amazing sites in India

Possible Extension of Program:
A 2-week to 6-month Internship / Volunteer / Academic Project can be added after the program to solidify your newly acquired knowledge. You determine the field you want to gain experience in and we will make it possible.


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