Center for International Education

BIST India 2014

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India, A Living Legacy

India is one of the foundational civilizations in the world. Every day in this democratic nation, over one billion people live with overwhelming cultural and linguistic diversity. It is also home to the 14th Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration.

Through travels in Northern India (including a visit to Dharamshala), careful observation, reading and written reflection, students will develop their own understanding of the political and social challenges of living in the presence of an active cultural heritage that is over five thousand years old.

Financial Support

Financial support from Berea College is available for any major to cover a portion of the cost of a summer abroad. The Department of Foreign Languages offers similar financial support for qualified majors and minors. »Read more


For specific questions about this course, contact Rebecca Bates or Robert Foster.

For general questions about the BIST application process or scholarships, contact the Education Abroad Team at or (859) 985-3453, or drop by 205 Woods-Penniman.