Study India Program

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Site: India: Goa University,Taleigao Plateau, Goa-403 206.

Course Calendar: Generally September to February (Can be re-arranged in consultation with requesting University/Colleges. Minimum 8-10 students group).

Duration :4-5 Months

Courses Offered : Basic orientation in English(for non English speaking students); Indian Culture Through Language & Literature and India's History & Philosophy; Indian Politics, Economic Development & International Management; Indian Society; Educational field Trips.

Elective Courses: Comparative Literature; Indian Spiritual Writing in Translation; Food, Society and Culture; Indian Classical Music; Introduction to Hindi (National Language of India); Indigenous Knowledge Systems of India; Introduction to Yoga and Meditation. (Students have to pay additional fees if they select additional courses from the above elective subjects).

Eligibility: The Programme is aimed at overseas students from all countries provided they meet the general prerequisite of proficiency in English

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee payable to Goa University
US $ 800 per student per month, Fees for Remedial Coaching / Yoga classes US $ 100

Boarding and Lodging
University Guest House US $ 300 Per student per month on sharing basis, Boarding US $ 100 Per student per month

Educational Field Trips :
For both North and South India Travel US $ 600 , Yoga Classes: 3rd October to 16th October 2006 7.30 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. (tentative dates)

Educational Field Trips : Phase - I : 27 th November to 4 th December 2006 ( Mumbai , Delhi , Agra )
Phase - II: 9 th January to 13 th January 2007 ( Bangalore , Mysore ) * *In addition there will be visits to Historical places once in a month Dates mentioned above are tentative and subject to change.

Housing: The University provided accommodation to SIP students in the University Guest House. An International Students Hostel is being constructed.

The course works involve: Lectures, Discussions, Assignments, Tests, Seminars, Independent / Directed Study, Study Tours and Field Trips.


Programme Director,
Study India Programme,
Goa University,
Taleigao Plateau,
Goa - 403 206.
Tel: (+91) (832) 2456480-85
Fax:(+91) (832) 2451184 , 2452889 , 2452084

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