The School of Social Work India Experience.
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Every summer students travel to India for studies. Through this program, students have a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the life of India while learning about important social issues. The program also includes tours of important historical sites and cultural activities. Students will have a unique opportunity to be immersed in the life of Kerala, India while learning about important social issues. Kerala has one of the highest rates of literacy, the lowest infant mortality rates, a unique form of alternative medicine, and the most active self sufficiency projects found in developing countries. The program includes tours of historic sites as well as cultural activities, such as attending a traditional wedding ceremony, participating in classical Indian dance and music performances, shopping at artisan markets, and visiting wildlife habitats, mountains, and beaches. Earn SIX credits and travel to beautiful India! Program cost $4300 travel cost. Includes room and board, airfare, excursions, and program in India. This cost does not include tuition costs for the SWK 499 course. Costs may vary depending upon airfare. You can use financial aid and scholarships are available!
Students will have a special opportunity to immerse themselves in the life of a country that is the largest democracy in the world
Your home base will be the enchanted Kerala:
• In the southwest corner of India
• A literacy rate among the highest on earth
• Life expectancy compatible to the United States
• Matriarchal system still prevalent
PREVIEW OUR WEBSITE: more than 1,000 pictures, reflections and activities of past eight years of the program www.csuohio.edu/india_experience .
Comments from former participants
“Life changing, overwhelming, awesome”
“We found true goodness in India”
“What I experienced is priceless, beyond dreams”
“This is only the beginning….I will be back”
“An opportunity to participate in the India Experience program was a dream come true….India’s religious and cultural histories are incomparable”
“It was a jewel in the crown of my life. It was a culture shock to return to the United States.”
“The people of India surpassed the normal hospitality”
For more information and application, contact:
Hannah Sandham, Study Abroad Office
KB 1150 | 216.687.3910 | email@example.com
Please see the course description for SWK 499: India Experience: Contemporary Social Issues in India in the Undergraduate Catalog.