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Indian Culture Summer School in Chennai

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The programme will focus on 'global emotional education' meaning that you will have the chance to connect and work with local students and community. You will have the chance to immerse yourself in Chennai.

SRM University is large public university in Chennai (south-east India) and is the perfect place to discover the culture of South India. You will have the opportunity to interact with SRM students and work on your own project. You will attend Tamil classes and will have the opportunity to practise your new language skills in town.

Activities include:

  • Visit of Chennai
  • Visit religious sites around Chennai
  • Visit of a local village
  • Discover local businesses and economy

15 places available

Who should participate to the programme

The programme at SRM is the perfect opportunity for independent students interested in getting out of their comfort zone and experiencing Indian culture.

You will expand your horizon and do things you never thought you could do and come back with memories of a lifetime.


You will stay in the International Hostel at SRM, the rooms are furnished with basic equipment. You will share the room with at least one other student. Accommodation is separated between male and female students.

Find out more


30th July - 27th August 2023 (TBC)

Fees and Scholarships

Students from Disadvantaged Background Fee: £300

Regular fee: £900

Both the Disadvantaged and Regular fees are subsidised by Teesside University and the Turing Scheme.

Important information

UK and International students will need to apply for a student visa, a bursary of £250 will be given to students to cover visa costs.


Jade - BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Describe in three words your experience in India: Eventful, overwhelming, enlightening

What did you learn while abroad? To be more open and relaxed, but also how different it is out there. We learned what it means to be part of the Tamil culture, and fully immersed ourselves in their way of life.

Information on this webpage is subject to change.

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