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External: University of Wisconsin - UW in India
Varanasi, India (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: BC applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Approved External Program GPA Requirement: 3.0
Academic Term Availability: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Accommodation: Apartment, Homestay
Language of Instruction: English Minimum Language Requirement: None
Program Description:
Varansi, India, opens itself to students in this program. Running since 1961, this program is based in Varanasi due to the cities ethnic, religious, and linguistic diversity, which reflects the diversity of India at large. Both a modern metropolis and a major pilgrimage site on the Ganges River, Varanasi offers its inhabitants, including the participants in this program, access to a variety of religious communities, as well as the beginnings of Jainism and Buddhism.

Structure and freedom combine in the academics of this program, which takes advantage of the unique society Varanasi offers, allowing students to study what they wish, which providing the support they need. Students enroll in both Hindi language and culture classes, and participate in both individual and group tutorials, as well as craft an independent research project.

Please visit the University of Wisconsin in India page to learn more.

This program is currently not accepting applications.