- Bangalore, India
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Winter Semester
- Program Description:
The Bangalore program provides the extraordinary opportunity to study Indian culture, sociology, service learning, business, and humanities while also volunteering in the local community with fellow students who are interested in contributing and making a difference in their society. You will be studying in one of the most prestigious and beautiful campuses in India and will gain personal exposure to the social issues of Indian life. Bangalore is an ideal place to learn how the technological and business revolution is transforming traditional Indian society into a fastpaced hybrid of EastWest life. Its location in Indias Silicon Valley makes it an excellent spot for networking and developing contacts with companies involved in software and business outsourcing.
USAC students are integrated into the university atmosphere and have many opportunities to experience the culture, learn about the country, and make friends. Volunteer opportunities are available, along with college sports, clubs, and association activities. All students are required to enroll in a 1-credit Service Learning course during their first semester in India. You may also take a program-organized Indian Cuisine course to gain even more knowledge of the local culture. USAC students are paired with Indian “buddies” to help orient them to the university and surrounding areas.
Program fees include tuition, orientation, field trips, entry to some museums and cultural events, and health insurance.
- Setting Description:
- With approximately 10 million people, Bangalore is the fifth largest city in India. Bangalore's location is an ideal place from which to explore locations such as Maharaja's Palace in Mysore, the beaches of Goa, or cities such as Mumbai, home of Bollywood, the world's largest film industry, are just a day's train ride away.
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