Program Details

In addition to meeting on campus in New York, students will participate in a two-week travel program in India that will provide an in-depth case study of its higher education system. The course includes lectures and visits to Indian colleges and universit
Location:
Mumbai, India
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Location: New York City and Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram, India Dates in New York: To Be Determined Dates in India: January 11 - 24, 2014 This study abroad program in India is designed to provide graduate students with an opportunity to examine India's higher education system and to analyze similarities and differences in comparison to higher education in the United States and other countries. Through visits to universities and public and private colleges, we will engage in discussions with directors, faculty members, deans of students and their staffs and students themselves. Special lectures will help us understand the goals and future aspirations of Indian higher education and how higher education meets the social, political, and cultural needs of society.

In addition to meeting on campus in New York, students will participate in a two-week travel program in India that will provide an in-depth case study of its higher education system. The course includes lectures and visits to Indian colleges and universities to meet with faculty, administrators, and students. Visits will be made to two very different states in India, Maharashtra and Kerala. Topics will include: curricular opportunities; college admissions requirements; distribution of students by class and ethnicity; college climate and the student services offered.

HPSE-GE 2152 095 - Global Perspectives in Higher Education (3 Points) Offered through the Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology Ann Marcus, Ed.D., Professor of Higher Education, Director of The Steinhardt Institute of Higher Education Policy, Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology Teboho Moja, Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Higher Education, Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology
Setting Description:
Mumbai is the capital city of the state of Maharashtra and the most populous city in India with a melting pot of individuals from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds. This cosmopolitan city is the commercial, cultural and entertainment capital of India as well as home to huge slums and immense poverty. The state of Kerala in the southwest maintains a unique political dynamic with strong community involvement and emphasis on educational standards with extremely high literacy rates as well as diverse higher educational options including state, federal and private institutions.
Cost:
2014 Graduate Tuition: $1422 per point plus registration and services fees. This course counts toward your Spring 2014 course load and tuition. 2014 Housing Fees: $700 2014 Activity Fees: $700 The final payment of Housing and Activity Fees is due to the Office of Academic Initiatives and Global Programs on November 20, 2014. Tuition for the course is separate and will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Spring 2014. (click here for Bursar's Payment Deadline Dates) Internation

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No
Scholarships Description:
Students can transfer their federal financial aid from their home institution to help pay for their tuition at NYU Shanghai. Visit the financial aid office at your home school to learn more about consortium agreements.

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