Study Abroad in Hyderabad, India

AIFS Program at a Glance - Fall 2017 & Spring 2018

  • Fall or Spring Semester (Traditional Program)
  • Courses Taught in English (no previous foreign language study required)
  • Traditional Academic Program open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Community Engagement Program open to college juniors and seniors (fall semester only)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (2.75 GPA and above considered on a case by case basis)
  • Program fee includes tuition, housing, meals, excursions and cultural activities, 6-day tour of the Golden Triangle, and more. Optional AIFS Flight Package available.
  • Courses include anthropology, art history, business, communications, cultural studies, dance, Hindi, history, information technology, Islamic studies, literature, management, media studies, philosophy, politics, religion, social science, Sanskrit, Telugu, Urdu and women’s studies
  • Visa required before traveling to India
  • The local AIFS Resident Director and staff organize cultural activities and housing, act as a liaison between students and the university, and are available 24/7 in case of emergencies
  • Comprehensive Insurance and assistance package
  • Transcripts issued by the University of Hyderabad

Application and Scholarship Deadlines

  • Fall Semester is full. Click here for available programs.
  • Spring Semester is full. Click here for available programs.

AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships available!
The scholarship deadline is April 15 for the Academic Year/Fall Semester and October 1 for the Spring Semester.


Students travelling to India must apply for a visa with the nearest Indian Embassy or Consulate as soon as they are accepted on the AIFS program. Upon acceptance AIFS will provide detailed instructions and the necessary official documents about the academic program and the semester in Hyderabad; however, students must contact the Indian Embassy or Consulate directly for the appropriate visa forms.

Meet Your Admissions Officer

Admissions Officer

Katy Sullivan

1 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905

Phone: (800) 727-2437 ext. 5094

I grew up in a small town in Vermont and attended the University of Vermont, very close to home. Spending a semester in Vienna during my junior year opened my eyes to the world and ignited a passion for travel, languages and cultural exchange that I still have today. I graduated from UVM with a BA in Economics, and then saved all summer so I could backpack around Europe for five weeks with a friend. Shortly after that, I lived and worked in Sweden for a year. I have continued to travel and soak up other cultures and languages whenever I can. I truly believe that studying abroad changed the course of my life and made me who I am today. As an Admissions Officer with AIFS, I am thrilled to be helping students have similarly life-changing experiences abroad.

Your Admissions Officer is available to guide you through the admissions process and answer any questions you have about studying abroad on this program.

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