India Study Tour

Every second year Augustana offers a three-week study tour of India which focuses on culture, religion, development and its challenges. Visits are made to Indian universities, government and non-government organizations and to a number of development sites animated out of the context of the Hindu, Sikh, and Christian traditions, among others.This three-credit course provides an avenue for students to explore a majority-world country in a manner which makes them feel safe and secure. First-hand experiences with Indian people and organizations gives students an in-depth understanding of India, its cultural and religious diversity, and the challenges it faces in the 21st century.