AUP student taking a photo of the Seine during Orientation.

Fall 2018

India Practicum

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 08:00 to Friday, January 18, 2019 - 18:00

CM5063 Sustainable Development Practicum
CM4063 Topics: Sustainable Development Practicum

Study, Travel, Learn & Volunteer in South India over winter break. The Sustainable Development Practicum in South India is a unique intensive field course blending classes in sustainable development and development communications with multiple site visits and an opportunity to pursue an internship work experience volunteering for non-governmental organizations. Students work on media and communications projects for local NGOs committed to social, cultural and economic development in urban and rural communities. The India Practicum takes place in the UNESCO-recognized township of Auroville, less than 10 kilometers from the vibrant South Indian seaside town of Pondicherry in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Led by Prof. Tanya Elder

Cost: €1850 (includes round-trip air transportation, shared accommodations, food allowance, on-site transportation, cell phone chips, bicycle rental, NGO participation donations, additional travel insurance, professor’s trip costs, and VAT)

Last day to register/cancel: September 16
Late cancelation fee: €1850

Payment for study trips must be made no later than September 28 for the Fall 2018 semester. Any concerns in this regard should be addressed to the Cultural Program & Student Accounting Services.