Program Details

Spend your semester or academic year abroad in India! Study abroad in Hyderabad—with AIFS.
Hyderabad, India
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Spend a semester or academic year in the diverse city of Hyderabad and earn up to 16 credits. Live in an International Student Residence Hall and enjoy activities such as cooking classes & traditional Indian dance lessons. Included at the start of the program, the 6-day Golden Triangle Tour takes students to India’s most famous cities: Delhi, Agra & Jaipur. Optional excursions include a 4-day trip to Ajanta &Ellora, a 3-day trip to Mumbai, &a 4-day visit to Kerala.

You’ll earn up to 16 credits through a variety of courses studying at the University of Hyderabad. Courses are taught in English. AIFS in Hyderabad offers both a Traditional Academic Program and a Community Engagement Program (CEP) for the Fall semester. Volunteer opportunities are also available.

AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive program fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS flight packages are available.

Setting Description:
Hyderabad is known as the City of Pearls, a legacy of its history as a pearl and diamond trading center. As the joint capital of the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad embodies a confluence of Hindu & Muslim culture, offering a rare opportunity to experience the cultural traditions of both these faiths. A modern and cosmopolitan city, Hyderabad is located in the central part of India making it the perfect place from which to experience both Northern & Southern Indian traditions.
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Additional Program Information

Open to college upperclassmen. Minimum 3.0 GPA. 2.75 GPA and above considered on a case-by-case basis. No previous foreign language study required.
Scholarships Description:
Please see website for deadlines and eligibility requirements.

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