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American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) Summer

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Program Information


Multiple Locations




Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit

Minimum Language Requirement

None; however, beginning language courses cannot be used in fulfillment of Yale’s foreign language requirement.

Area of Focus

Arts & Humanities


Study Center


AIIS offers intensive, immersion-based training in modern and classical South Asian languages at multiple sites in India. Formal instruction is supplemented by the experience of using the language in daily life. Students normally stay with host families arranged by the program to enrich their knowledge of the target language and experience the local culture.

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Detailed information about this program, including courses, housing, and fees, is available on the program website.

In order to study abroad for credit, you must complete two applications. You will need to both apply to your program for admission (via the program website) and apply to Yale for approval to receive credit.

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