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 or 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.

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.
AIFS is a premier provider of study abroad programs. 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 with major airlines are also available.

Additional Program Information

Open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors (Traditional Academic Program). Open to college juniors and seniors (Community Engagement Program). Minimum 3.0 GPA is required. 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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