IES: Delhi Program

The IES Delhi Program aims to challenge students with a focus on contemporary India in its cultural and historical context.  Students study Hindi language and choose from English-taught courses in the humanities and social sciences taught at the IES Center.  Qualified students may also enroll in an English-taught course with Indian students at Delhi University or Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Fields of study:

Economics, Literature, History, Political Science, Hindi language, and other disciplines


Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; ability to live in a culture very different from one’s own and to adjust to the living conditions of the developing world.

Language Prerequisite:


Semesters Offered:

Fall, Spring Academic Year


July – November; January - May


15 – 19 credits per semester - Required Courses:
Hindi language course (3 credits)
AN/HS/US 301 Cities of Delhi (4 credits)
English-taught courses at IES Center and/or Partner Universities (3 credits each)

Credit Conversion:

1 IES credit = 1 Whitman credit


Homestay, group homestay, or in a rooming house


Homestays: Breakfast and one other meal per day
Rooming House: Meals are on your own, but students have access to kitchen facilities.


Internships available in media, education, or health fields.  Service learning opportunities in community development, education, and social welfare


IES Abroad Scholarships

Program Link:

IES Delhi Program