INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AT NIRMAN

Basic Information

Address: N 1/70 Nagwa Varanasi 221005 U.P., India
Phone Number: 91 8800532389
Director: Nita Kumar
Duration: 2 weeks to one year

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Additional Information

School Information:

NIRMAN is a 28 year old organisation that runs international gap year and college level courses on an urban as well as a rural campus in Varanasi, India. These are idyllic, green spaces by the riverside, next to the world's most ancient city, Varanasi. Students may sign up for courses, practicuums and internships, and are guided in research, writing and learning. NIRMAN specialises in education, environment, research and the arts. NIRMAN has picturesque guesthouses and an international cafeteria. It has libraries, wifi, and an engaged staff.

Tuition:

$1000 per credit per semester, or equivalent of 45 hours

Financial Aid:

as applicable from home institution

Curriculum Highlights:

1. Excellent teaching in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Languages and the Arts
2. Opportunities for internships; list available on request
3. Research guidance, translation, mentorship

School Setting:

NIRMAN has a lovely location, close to the river and the city centre. Its self-sufficient campus has a guesthouse, library, office, cafe, gardens, and arts studios. Its rural campus, 8 miles away, is right on the river and surrounded by farms and village houses. It has a beautiful guesthouse, cafeteria, studio and school. Everyone raves about the setting!

Program Information: Students may choose a combination of four courses in a semester or quarter, including an internship. They have fixed hours of classroom instruction, but often the classroom is outdoors or elsewhere in the city. We like to think of the whole city as our campus for education purposes. Our language teaching makes it possible for students to get rapidly adept at navigating their way around. We provide bicycles and orientation.
The list of courses is available. It includes courses in History, Politics, Anthropology, Education, Development, Music, Dance, Theatre, Painitng, Crafts, Hindi, Sanskrit and Urdu, and more.
Classes are small and interactive, and include research and discussion.
Referrals:

Please request

Notes/Information:

* A home-like setting with full security and comforts
* Access to the community and to networks of artists, artisans, musicians
* Involvement in small and large-scale development projects
* Working with your hands
* High level intellectual work, teaching and guidance
* Field work and research
* Select your own internship
* Learn a language, Hindi or Urdu, or a classical language, Sasnkrit or Arabic
* Teach, administer and collaborate