June 17 - July 28, 2013 *
APPLICATION FEE: $100
The Program Fee includes tuition and program expenses. Click on Program Fee for details.
International airfare, food and personal expenses are not included in the Program Fee and are the responsibility of the participant.
ELIGIBILITY: This program is open to all Mason undergraduate students.
This program is not open to non-Mason students.
Undergraduate: This is a transfer credit program. There will be an opportunity to earn transfer credits in ARTH, COMM, CONF, CULT, DANC, ENGH, FAVS, GLOA, GOVT, HIST, LING, MUSI, PHIL, RELI, SOCI, and WMST.
CONTACT: Sarah Mournighan via email or by calling 703.993.2106 or toll free at 866.468.1243. The toll free number does not accept calls from the 703 or 571 area code.
Experience beautiful, bustling India for 6 weeks this summer! Hyderabad is the fourth largest city situated in central India. Here the cultural crossroads meet, bringing together Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims.
Students will attend the University of Hyderabad with an opportunity to earn 6-9 credits. Most common courses include topics such as:
- Hindu Language
- Folk culture
- Indian philosophy
- Indian dance
- Indian cinema
- Indian Art
- Indian politics and foreign policy
- Women and gender studies
- Communication technologies
- Indian history
You should plan to leave the United States at least one day prior to the program start date to arrive in Hyderabad for the first day of the program. You can schedule your return to the United States from India for the last day of the program or choose to travel independently.
Do not purchase international airfare until you are advised by your Program Officer.
program fees: $3,720
The Center for Global Education Program Fee includes:
- Pre-departure orientation and materials
- Emergency medical insurance, including medical evacuation and repatriation
Students will live in double rooms on campus in the fully furnished Tangore International House. Amenities include: air conditioning, dining area, computer room, TV room and washer and dryer.
MEALS: Students have the opportunity to purchase a meal plan from the university catering. The plan is 3 meals a day at the cost of 282 Indian rupees per day (roughly $5 a day). The cafeteria serves a variety of Indian, Western and vegetarian dishes.
Scholarships are available to George Mason students. George Mason students can click here to download the CGE Global Perspectives scholarship application. Mason students may also use financial aid to cover a program's cost. Discuss this with your financial aid counselor early in your study abroad planning process. If you are not a George Mason University student, check with your study abroad office or office of financial aid to learn more about how to cover the cost of your study abroad.
Note that all supplemental documents are required by the application deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Contact the Program Officer for further application forms and instructions specific to your program.
Click on the link here for supplementary application materials.
This is a TRANSFER CREDIT program. You must receive the grade of "C" or higher on your transcript at the end of your study for your credits to transfer back to Mason (grades do not transfer back). The course approval process is completed using the "Petition for the Transfer of Credit" form. Each student should have at least 2 courses approved per session (a first and a second choice). If you have any questions about this form, please contact your program officer.
*CGE reserves the right to make changes to a program in light of currency fluctuations, changing security and safety conditions, or any other unforeseen circumstances.