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India: National Identity & the Arts

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Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)

Location: Delhi, India


This program studies the visual and performing arts of India – its architecture, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, film, dance, music, and drama – in historic and contemporary contexts, and students are challenged to consider the relationship between religion, art, and identity. Intensive Hindi language instruction, interdisciplinary lectures, and an independent research project complete the study of art history as a window through which to view this complex nation.

Program Type: Affiliated


  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


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Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must:

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

Languages: English, Hindi


Urban and rural home stays, hostels, and hotels.

Program Costs: 

Fall 2014: $25,586

Billed by Northwestern: $21,400

  • Tuition: $14,760
  • Room & board: $4,140
  • SAAF: $2,500

Estimated additional costs: $4,186

  • Airfare: $2,180
  • Books & supplies: $150
  • Personal expenses: $1,500
  • Visa: $211
  • HTH: $145