Jamia Millia Islamia officially launched its International Summer School programme (www.issnewdelhi.in) on April 22 at an event hosted by the Vice Chancellor, Najeeb Jung. The six-week programme aims at promoting international goodwill and cultural understanding among tomorrow’s leaders as they learn about India and its role in the twenty first century. It will run from June 16 to July 26.
An India-centric syllabus has been designed by the university to focus on the wide ranging issues & developments that are shaping contemporary India. This syllabus comprises of the following, undergraduate level course modules: (i) Indian Politics; (ii) the Indian Economy; (iii)Indian Sociology; (iv) Indian History; and (v) a Fieldwork module for which students would document their volunteer experience with Ritinjali, an NGO that has been involved in numerous community development initiatives across the country. All efforts would be made to facilitate the transfer of credits for students who are attending the programme from other institutions. Applications for the programme can be made online till May 15, 2013. Please visitwww.issnewdelhi.in for further details. The programme is open for students from across India.