** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Tier Level (SPU Partner Programs):
6 - $5,000 Fee
Areas of Study:
Accounting, Art History, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Dietetics & Nutrition, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Film, History, International Business, International Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Modern Languages, Music, Philosphy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Theology, Women's Studies
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AIFS Study Abroad in Hyderabad, India: Semester or Year
Earn up to 16 credits through a variety of courses when you study with AIFS in Hyderabad, India. AIFS in Hyderabad offers both a Traditional Academic Program and a Community Engagement Program (CEP) for the fall semester. The traditional program offers a myriad of courses as well as the option for an Independent Study. The CEP is a service learning program which develops students' understanding of current issues impacting community life in India, and places them with an NGO to experience development initiatives firsthand.
AIFS is recognized as the premium provider of study abroad programs. Our all-inclusive program fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Since 1964, over 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
Offering more than$800,000 in scholarships, grants and financial support each year!
“We bring the world together”
SPU Partner Program: Tier 6
This is an SPU Partner Program. These programs are in partnership with affiliated organizations or host universities that have been vetted for their academic and student support, and have been in long standing partnerships with Seattle Pacific University. All Partner Programs are eligible for Federal, State, and Institutional financial aid.
Cost: Tier 5
For SPU Partner Programs, you will be charged one quarter of SPU tuition for participation during fall quarter or winter/spring quarters combined. Depending on the cost of the program, a program fee may be charged in addition to SPU tuition. For additional program fee information, see Partner Program Cost
Aid eligibility includes SPU grants and scholarships, federal, state, and local financial aid for SPU Partner Programs.
Personalized assistance from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S.
Pre-departure resources including online course descriptions, an information handbook and an online AIFS account
Student networking resources allow you to connect with other students who will be going on your program
Housing in the International Student Residence on campus
Excursions and day trips including a 6-day tour of the Golden Triangle including the Taj Mahal, Jaipur and Delhi and visits to Golconda Fort and Charminar
Cultural and social activities including a guided tour of Hyderabad, visits to Chowmahalla Palace, Qutb Shahi Tombs, Hussain Sagar and Buddha Statue, Hyderabad’s colorful markets and bazaars, ‘Cyberabad’s’ local IT businesses, Indian cooking lessons and traditional Indian dance lessons
Resident Director to help with any questions or advice you may need while in India
Orientation workshops to help you get to know your classmates better, familiarize you with the local area, advise you about living in Hyderabad and to help you adjust to Indian culture
Volunteer opportunities with local organizations are available.
AIFS Office provides study areas and resources
University services including use of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Library
Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
24-hour emergency telephone service allows you to reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation
What's Not Included:
Meals: Optional meal plan for 3 meals/day in residence hall is available for $800, payable to AIFS
$50 non-refundable application fee
$300 non-refundable fee will be due as part of your SPU application and considered your commitment to the program. As SPU has a capacity of 50 students every year for Partner Programs, this fee would be refunded if your application was submitted after we reached capacity.
Additional Costs to Consider:
Provider application fees and deposits (if applicable)
Visa or residency permit (when applicable)
Domestic travel to apply for visa (when applicable)
Travel insurance (optional)
Generally, students spend more money while they are abroad than during a typical quarter at SPU. These costs vary per student, and are usually associated with extra in-country and personal travel, eating out, entertainment, and purchasing gifts and souvenirs. If you would like more information about general costs of the items mentioned above and/or general affordability of study abroad, please contact us at email@example.com.