Social Justice and NGO Activitism

Bangalore, India

Term Offered: 
Woman collecting water fading into modern shops and skyscrapers
Approximate Dates of Instruction: 
July 25, 2013 to August 24, 2013
Application Deadline: 
January 8, 2013

This program is jointly sponsored by CHID and the UW Honors Program.

Everyone talks about becoming a "global citizen," but what does this really mean? This program explores this question by learning about the current scene of social justice activism in Bangalore through partnerships with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) throughout the city. Note that this program includes 20 credits: a 5-credit course in Spring 2013, 12 credits during B-term in the summer, and a 3-credit course in Fall 2013.

Read Full Program Overview and Course Descriptions

  • Honors 394/CHID 498: Global Citizenship - Moving Beyond the Buzz Words (Spring 2013, 5 credits)
  • Honors 394/CHID 474A: Globalization & Social Relations (5 credits)
  • Honors 210/CHID 474B: Transnational Justice: Challenges and Possiblities (5 credits)
  • Honors 499/CHID 498: Independent Research (2 credits)

More information on Honors requirements fulfilled by this program.

Fulfills Requirements: 
CHID Cultural and Historical Engagement
CHID Power & Difference
I&S Credit
Total Program Fees: 

*Please note that this does not include UW Study Abroad (IPE) Fee ($300), airfare (about $1500-2000, subject to when and where you buy your ticket), Study Abroad Insurance ($37/month) and personal spending money.

Make sure to read our Fees, Financing, and Withdrawal page for information on paying for your trip.