The India study tour is offered every second year for 3½ weeks in the Winter 3 week. A Mandatory Instructional Support Fee (MIS Fee) will be charged in addition to regular University of Alberta tuition. The estimated MIS fee for the 2020 India Study Tour is $2900 - $3200. 

The MIS fee for this trip includes the following:

  • internal transportation while in India,
  • accommodation and food while in India,
  • most sightseeing/entrance fees.

The following costs are NOT included in the fee:

  • University of Alberta tuition,
  • International airfare (approx $2000 - $2500),
  • Canadian Passport,
  • tourist visa for India (approx $80),
  • travel immunizations as recommended by the public health nurse,
  • travel health insurance,
  • return transportation from Augustana (or your place of origin) to the Edmonton International Airport,
  • phone and internet access while in India,
  • pocket money. 

Payment Schedule

First Payment TBA $ 900
Second Payment TBA $ 1000
Third Payment  TBA $Balance

Students will be responsible for their own personal supplies for the India tour. In addition to regular course supplies, the following items are recommended:


small first aid kit Course of antibiotics
wash cloths/towels wet wipes/hand sanitizer
mosquito net backpack with carrying bag for day trips
medicines/toiletries shoes/sandals (not rubber as you will get blisters)
money pouch money
eyeglass prescription suntan lotion
mosquito lotion/spray one cotton/flannel sheet
small pillow small locks and keys
flashlight camera