Ashoka University in India

Language Requirement: None
Academic Standing by Program Start: Sophomore
Location: Asia, India
GPA: 2.8
Program Overview

For six weeks this summer, go to Ashoka University, a prestigious, liberal arts University located near New Delhi, for a unique learning experience in a global classroom with Ashoka students. The residential campus provides a great opportunity to learn about India, get a global perspective in classroom discussions and debates, and explore New Delhi and other cities over the weekends to get a cultural taste of a vibrant country. The campus is located near the capital city, New Delhi, and visiting students may travel and explore the vibrant, multi-cultural metropolis and beyond during their time at Ashoka. 
It promises to be an unforgettable summer! 
Find out more here.

** GEO programs are under continuous review during this period of global uncertainty and limited travel. All program details outlined on this page, including program cost, are subject to change if global or location-specific conditions require modifications to program structure.

Academic Details

During the six week program, you will take two courses from any the following disciplines: 

  • English/Creative Writing 
  • Economics 
  • Philosophy 
  • Political Science 
  • Psychology 
  • Sociology
  • Visual Arts

The list of courses can be found here.

At the University of Oregon, each course will count as 5 UO credits. In total, a UO stuent will earn 10 credits during the summer.

All courses offered are recognized and approved for academic credit by various GEO partner institutions. Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Each course is 48 contact hours.

Course Equivalencies

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.

Housing Description

Ashoka University is a fully residential campus, and residence life is an important part of this experience and the Ashoka pedagogy. You will be paired with an Ashoka student to help know and understand the campus and city better, and seek quick assistance if required. To facilitate this process a housing preference form is shared in advance, on the basis of which roommates are paired. Any special requests are looked into and accommodated if important.

Student housing is included in the program fee.

Dates and Deadlines
Term Year Deadline Arrival Date Departure Date
Summer 2022 March 15, 2022 July 3, 2022 August 13, 2022

Travel Advisories

For current health, safety, and travel advisory information, search the US Department of State country webpage.