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  • Locations: Hyderabad, India
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: BC applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Accommodation: Dormitory, Homestay GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language of Instruction: English BC Program Type: Approved External Program
Program Manager: Christina Hatzipetros
Program Description:

India
CIEE Art and Sciences Program in Hyderabad, India

With jaw-dropping architecture that ranges from Gaudi’s unfinished Sangra Família to the avant garde Torre Agbar to the Golden Fish sculpture designed for the 1992 Olympics, Barcelona is dream city for people who love design. Regardless of your Spanish skills, you can see these spectacular structures up close, and learn about the culture and history behind them – and even intern with a leading architectural firm. There’s more – you’ll also travel beyond Barcelona to see more significant examples of design (and culture!) throughout the region.

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. 
 



This program is currently not accepting applications.