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UF in India - Urban Planning
Jaipur, India; New Delhi, India (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer B
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer B 2018 03/15/2018 03/15/2018 07/05/2018 07/31/2018
Fact Sheet:
Level:
Graduate, Undergraduate
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Program Advisor: Anuja Parikh
Type of Credit:
UF GPA
UF Course Registration: URP 4905, URP 6905
Open to non-UF students:
Yes
Program Type: UF Sponsored
College:
Design, Construction and Planning
Field of Study: Urban & Regional Planning
Program Description:

UF in India

Urban Planning
Summer B 2018: July 5th - July 31st, 2018


About the Program

This program examines the historical and socio-economic outcomes of urban planning in Delhi, India. Few of the visible and pressing problems are congestion, air pollution, sanitation issue, slum creations, poverty, unemployment, etc. The program will help students to understand, research, and to some extent solve urban problems in the context of one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Students will interact and work with local officials, academicians, and other stakeholders on urban issues.
 

About the Location

Students will experience the rich modern cultural history of New Delhi and Jaipur in India. Delhi offers a unique mix of modernity and the history. This megacity has a lot to offer to students from all walks of life. Jaipur is India’s one of the most important tourist attraction and also India’s first planned city. Jaipur is also the birthplace of India’s celebrated modern architecture or the ‘Shilpa Shastra’. The program will also take students to Agra, which completes the ‘golden triangle’ of Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra.The program will be primarily based in Delhi.


Excursions

Students will enjoy the guided tour of multiple heritage sites in Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra. The program includes visit to major landmarks such as Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Hawa Mahal and many more. Multiple day tours will take students to Noida, Ghaziabad, and Gurugram (satellite cities of New Delhi). Students will also enjoy cultural performances and traditional dinners.
 
taj mahal

Course Information

Courses are taught by UF faculty.
 

URP 4905/6905: Urban Development in Contemporary India
6 UF GPA credits

 
Total Number of Credits Offered: 6

Eligibility/Requirements

  • open to all majors
  • 2.5 GPA or higher

Housing

You will stay in three or four-star hotels throughout the program.

Financial Aid

Most financial aid that you would receive on campus during the summer can be applied toward the cost of this study abroad program; however, all financial aid eligibility is determined by Student Financial Affairs. You must speak with your financial aid advisor to determine what aid can be applied to the cost of this study abroad program, including scholarships.

2018 Pricing

2018 Undergraduate Program Fee: $4,467
2018 Graduate Program Fee: $4,963

A $550 nonrefundable deposit toward the total cost of the program is due at the time of application. The remaining fees are due no later than 45 days prior to departure. If you receive financial aid, you can defer payment until it disburses.

What's Included:

Tuition for 6 credits, all room/board, all travels within India, international health insurance and emergency medical assistance.

What's Not Included:

Round-trip airfare, course textbook, meals, additional personal travel, and personal expenses.

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Anuja Parikh
aparikh@ufic.ufl.edu

 

Faculty Program Director
Dr. Abhinav Alakshendra
352-294-1488