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Global & Public Health

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Sponsor: Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA)

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


Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must:

  1. Complete a Northwestern 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. All meals are included and provided in the campus canteens.

Program Costs: 

Fall 2018: $22,725

Billed by Northwestern: $19,700

Estimated additional costs: $3,025

  • Additional meals: $530
  • Airfare: $1,450
  • Local transportation: $130
  • Personal expenses: $660
  • Visa: $255

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