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Northwestern and India

Northwestern and India

Hundreds of students from India study at Northwestern each year, and over a thousand alumni live in India. Learn more about our institutional relationships and activities in India below.

Partnerships

Partner InstitutionPartner Type & Sponsor
American School of Bombay
  • Youth Enrichment Program > School of Education and Social Policy
Indian School of Business

Units and Groups

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures offers an education in the languages, cultures, and literature of Asia. Students will acquire linguistic and transcultural competence in one or more regions of Asia and learn to better appreciate Asia as a dynamic site of international cultural relations.
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Asian Studies Program

Through the study of a relevant language -- Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, or Korean -- and coursework in history, the humanities, and the social sciences, students gain a sophisticated critical understanding of a specific Asian region -- East, South, or Southeast -- or country. Students also learn to examine the world through the lens of another language and culture.
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Asian Studies Graduate Cluster

Faculty in the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster (ASGC) offer comprehensive yet focused exposure to Asian cultures, histories, and societies, with an emphasis on transdisciplinary research and methodologies. The program trains students in advanced research and interdisciplinary studies across the humanities and social sciences.
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Student Groups

  • Indian Graduate Students and Scholars Association
  • Project RISHI
  • Indian Student Association
  • Nithya
  • Deeva
  • Northwestern Raas
  • Northwestern Bhangra Dance Team

  • Bhakti Yoga Society
  • Tufaan Entertainment
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Students

Northwestern students from India diversify our campus, enriching our community with new cultures and ways of life, while Northwestern students studying in India deepen their understanding of this beautiful and diverse country.

  • x Northwestern students in India:
  • 4 Undergraduate
  • x Graduate

Northwestern students in India include 4 undergraduate student on affiliated programs, and x MBA students on an exchange program.

For historical data visit the Office of International Student and Scholar Services website.

  • 381 students from India at Northwestern:
  • 69 Undergraduate
  • 231 Masters
  • 81 Doctoral

Alumni

1,050+Northwestern alumni are based in India.

The NU Club of India and the Kellogg Alumni Club of India offer social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in India. Other ways to get and stay connected can be found here.

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This webpage contains data from the 2018-2019 school year. Data from the 2019-2020 academic year will be released in the fall of 2020. For questions or comments about the information listed on this webpage, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.