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Sponsor: The Alliance for Global Education

Location: Manipal, India


The Global and Public Health program at Manipal University offers public health and Indian studies courses that introduce students to the most pressing geopolitical and global health issues facing India today.  Some courses are designed especially for international students, while others may be integrated with Manipal students.  Students can pursue directed research as an elective, for which they are paired with a faculty member appropriate to their academic area of interest, such as international relations, public health or the humanities.

Program Type: Affiliated


  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Read Credit Enrollment requirements for information about maintaining a full-time course load while abroad.

Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must:

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete an Alliance application by the program's deadline

Languages: English, Hindi


Student hostels on campus, in single rooms or double rooms with an Indian roommate

Meals included

Program Costs: 

Fall 2015: $22,690

Billed by Northwestern: $19,460

  • Tuition: $14,550
  • Housing: $2,350
  • SAAF: $2,560

Estimated additional costs: $3,230

  • Additional meals: $250
  • Airfare: $2,000
  • Local transportation: $250
  • Books & supplies: $50
  • Personal expenses: $450
  • Visa: $230

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