Learning Abroad: India


Cost & Payment Information

The cost of the India learning abroad trip is $2,400 per student. This includes hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy), continental breakfast, most meals, program excursions, and seminars. There will be a one-time $50 learning abroad fee that will be posted to your people soft account for services rendered by the OISP office.

If due to any events in the international political climate, we reserve the right to cancel the trip anytime prior to departure should we believe that student safety is compromised. In such a case, we will refund all fee payments made, but are not be responsible for airline ticket reimbursements or other related incurred expenses.

Program cost of $2400 Includes:

  • All surface transportation (by A/C coach and train) in India
  • Hotel accommodations (5/4-star)
  • Breakfast included + most meals
  • Company and site visits
  • Guided city tours

Ask us about Scholarships!!

Program Cost Does Not Include:

  • Round trip airfare from Houston and air
  • travel within India
  • UH tuition
  • Visa fees for India
  • Health Insurance
  • Voluntary Excursions

For details please visit http://www.bauer.uh.edu/degrees-programs/study_abroad/india/ Or Contact:

Dr. Basheer Khumawala
Chair, DISC Dept
(713) 743-4721
Dr. Saleha Khumawala
Faculty Director
(713) 743-4829
Mr. Frank Kelley
Associate Dean Undergraduate Programs
(713) 743-4912
Ms. Marian Newman
Graduate Advisor
(713) 743-4909
Ms. Elizabeth Bullock
Assistant Director, Accounting
(713) 743-5936

Please send an email directly to Dr. S. Khumawala, informing her of your intent to participate.

Fee Payments & Reservations

Deadline Type of Reservation Payment & Deadline
TBA Guaranteed reservation on the Learning Abroad TBA
TBA Reservation depending on availability. Reservations will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. TBA
TBA Pay residual program cost minus $500 deposit. TBA

Send an email to Dr. Khumawala, saleha@uh.edu to inform us of your interest. The email should include your full name, email address, and the learning abroad program you are interested in. This will also put you on a distribution list to be informed of up-coming Info Sessions, trip updates, fun events, as well as scholarship and application deadline reminders or add yourself to the distribution list by clicking here

To make your reservation for the program, the Sign-Up materials listed below must be submitted to Dr. S. Khumawala in 390M Melcher Hall by the deadlines above with corresponding deposit amount. Students not submitting all the required materials by March 3rd will lose their reservation. A third sign-up date will be posted on the web site for any remaining spots.

Forms Required for Learning Abroad

  1. Bauer India Learning Abroad Application (submitted to study.uh.india@gmail.com)
  2. The following documents should be completed at the OISP office- Resource Center.

    Please contact Bilal Tawil to schedule an appointment:
    Phone: 713-743-4687, Email: btawil@uh.edu
    1. Get your Photographs taken (at OISP)
    2. Complete, sign and submit (at OISP):
    3. Read, sign and submit (at OISP):
    4. Submit to OISP a copy of your Passport page and Visa (if applicable)
    5. Get your ISIC Card (from OISP)

Please visit http://uh.edu/studyabroad/Instructions.htm for more information.


Dr. Khumawala will send you an e-mail confirming your reservation and confirming that all sign-up materials were received.The confirmation of the sign-up materials will acknowledge your acceptance into the program.

Passport & Visa

Students are responsible for obtaining a passport and Visa to enter India. Students need to have a passport in order to get a Visa. Keep in mind that passports can take up to 6 weeks to be issued or you can pay up to $60+ for rush service. Go to the following web sites for more details.

Cost Savings

Students have found a number of ways to reduce their costs associated with this trip. First, some students use their frequent flier miles to save on airfare costs. Second, many students have convinced their employers to pay for the program as part of a employer's educational reimbursement program. Third, some students who apply for scholarships receive some money, so we strongly recommend that participants apply for scholarships.

For more information and question please contact study.india.uh@gmail.com.

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Course Details:

Courses to be during Summer Session II timeframe from May 29 – June 4, 2017

  • All coursework outside of the weeklong trip to Paris will be online


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Tentative itinerary

Although the itinerary for this trip is still tentative, past trips have included:





MANA 7353 Regional Issues in Global Management: Asia

  • Dr. Dejun Tony Kong
  • Prerequisite: Graduate Standing


MANA 7397 International Environment of Business

  • Professor Daniel Currie
  • Prerequisite: Graduate Standing


Tentative Itinerary
  • Company Visits
  • Market Study
  • Cultural Exploration
  • Personal Time on Own
Important UH Info:

Global Citizens Credential

Passport for Coogs