Brandeis Study Abroad Account

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Jake Cohen '15 being 'blessed' by an elephant. Jake is a recent recipient of the Brandeis-India Fellowship program.


Brandeis-India Science Scholars Program

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Along with the
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, India, the Brandeis Office of Study Abroad, with the Division of Science has developed an exchange program for students interested in studying biology, chemistry, physics, math, and computer science.  Along with classes taught in English by Indian faculty, students will have the opportunity to collaborate in research projects in one of the many labs on campus. 

Following the semester program, select students from the IISc will come to Brandeis to participate in summer research projects with Brandeis faculty.

Established in 1909 as a graduate research institution, the IISc began a 4-year undergraduate program in 2011, giving undergraduate students exposure to research opportunities and a broad curriculum in the sciences.  The facilities at the IISc are very well-equipped and many national research facilities are housed there.  Academic divisions at the IISc include Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Electrical Sciences, Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Mechanical Sciences.  Located on 400 lush acres in the heart of Bangalore, the Institute is a residential campus that students, faculty and staff call home.

Video courtesy of: Indian Institute of Science