Year of India Seminar Abroad

March 28 - April 8, 2018

As part of a Spring Semester Course, the Year of IndiaPicture seminar abroad will:

  • Provide an immersive, global learning experience that will broaden the worldview and help increase the intercultural competence of students. 
  • Introduce students to the amazing and vibrant diversity of peoples, cultures, and religions of India by visiting a variety of community organizations, academic institutions, businesses, museums, and sacred places, in both rural and urban settings.
  • Develop a holistic understanding of India and gain a greater appreciation for cultural diversity and global interdependence through reflection and analysis of issues of local and global importance.

Accompanied by experienced Year of India faculty, student participants will interact with faculty, staff and students from both Tata Institute of Social Sciences and HR College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai.

They will also meet with United Nations CIFAL Bangalore officials as well as visit numerous important cultural and historic sites including the Golden Temple of Amritsar, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

  • Shared hotel lodging.

  • Spring Semester course: ISD 3334: Year of India

    • Students will receive three credit hours.
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA & good academic standing.
    • Students must be prepared to hike long distances.
    • No prerequisites
    • $2325.00
    • Cost includes airfare, accommodations, local transportation, program excursions and emergency health insurance.
    • Program cost does not include tuition.
    • $1000.00 Global Learning Scholarships for all eligible KSU students.
    • Student Application Deadline: November 1, 2017.
    • A $300 nonrefundable deposit is due at the time of application.
    • $500 - 1st Program Fee Payment: December 1, 2017
    • $1525 - 2nd (Final) Program Fee Payment: January 12, 2018
    • Dr. Ravi Ghadge, Assistant Professor of Sociology
    • Dr. Douglas Moodie, Professor of Management
    • Dr. Dan Paracka, Professor of Education
    • Dr. Anne R. Richards, Professor of English
    • Dr. Debarati Sen, Associate Professor of Conflict Management & Anthropology
    • Dr. Katherine White, Assistant Professor of Psychology
    • Dr. Ginny Zhan, Professor of Psychology