Annual Summer Study in India

Information Sessions for Summer Study Abroad

  • Mon. October 31, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Des Plaines, Rm 2430

  • Tues. November 1, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Des Plaines, Rm 2430 

  • Wed. November 2, 11-Noon, Des Plaines, Rm 2430

Download the program overview (pdf file).

View a short VIDEO about the progam.

To set up an individual informational meeting, contact Katherine Schuster, Global Studies coordinator, at 847.376.7118 or schuster@oakton.edu.

Application Deadline for summer 2017 is February 15, 2017.


 

Program Description

Study the History and Cultures of India each summer, and earn six Oakton credits. Spend a month in Hyderabad, India with cultural visits, fieldtrip excursions, tutorial assistance, on-site library and study areas. Housing with free Wi-Fi access and a full meal plan are included.

Program Fees
$2,200 (approx.) + airfare (approx. $2,000.00) Exact costs will be available by February each year.

Scholarship
$1,000 available for students participating in this program!!

Application (Download application)
Applications are due to the Global Studies Coordinator by February 15.

Program Credits

  • EGL 229: South Asian Literature; 3 credit hours
  • HUM 160 Introduction to Film (focused on India); 3 credit hours
    or
    Hindi and Urdu language course based on student placement

Program Requirements

  • Completed at least one semester of college
  • Completed English Composition I or equivalent with a C or better
  • GPA of 2.75 or above

Program Fee
The $2,200.00 (approx.) fee will cover:

  • Tuition
  • Airport pickup
  • Housing and full meal plan
  • Cultural visits & field trip excursions
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Tutorial assistance
  • On-site library & study areas

The fee does not cover:

  • Airfare
  • Passport
  • Visa
  • Personal expenses

Flight Details
The airplane ticket will be approximately $2000* for roundtrip.

*Varies by departure city and day of travel.

Passport/Visa
Both a passport and a visa are required for the summer program in India. Visa applicants must first obtain a passport prior to applying for their visa.

Lodging and Meals
A full meal plan is included. Students live in an international student dorm.

 

Interested students should contact the Global Studies Program Coordinator, Katherine Schuster, 847.376.7118, schuster@oakton.edu, for applications and more information.