Global Engagement Studies Institute in India
Sponsor: Northwestern University Center for Global Engagement (CGE) at the Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies (BCICS)
Location: Udaipur, India
Description:Students learn about international development, global engagement practices, project management, leadership, entrepreneurship and the realities of contemporary Indian life by connecting them with community based organizations to co-design and collaboratively implement a small-scale community development project. The program has three phases: (1) eight days of pre-departure coursework at Northwestern University, which prepares students for their project-based immersion, (2) eight weeks in India working with a local community based organization, (3) a final reflection summit at Northwestern University.
Term Notes: June 16 - August 19, 2014. Pre-departure coursework at Northwestern: June 16 - 22; Overseas component: June 23 - August 16; Final summit at Northwestern: August 17 - 19
$8,200, which includes:
- Tuition for two Northwestern courses
- Lodging, food, and city transport during pre-departure and final summits
- In-country programming, including orientation during arrival, a home-stay with three meals a day, language instruction, transportation stipend for travel to and from work, HTH Worldwide Health Insurance coverage, and ongoing oversight and support.