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GL India (Kolkata) - University of Calcutta -Summer
Kolkata, India (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer I
Budget Sheets Summer I
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer I 2016 04/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English Housing Options: Program arranged housing
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate
Flight: Group flight Program Type: Faculty-led, Global Laboratory
SUNY Code: 520 Program Coordinator: Mary Kerr -
Program Description:

Howrah Railway & Bridge University of Calcutta Kolkata (Calcutta)

The University of Calcutta
UC is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in India, and is a leader in many STEM fields including:

Applied Optics & Photonics Applied Physics Chemical Engineering Chemical Technology
Comp. Science & Engineering Polymer Science & Tech. Radio Physics and Electronics Applied Mathematics
Applied Psychology Atmospheric Science Bio-Chemistry Bio-Physics
Molecular Bio. & Bioinformatics Botany Chemistry Electronic Science
Genetics Geology Geography Marine Science
Physics Physiology Psychology Pure Mathematics
Statistics Zoology    

UC holds many renowned centers of excellence for research, such as the S N Pradhan Centre for Neurosciences.

As a university, UC is committed to fostering a greater mutual understanding and civil society through shared academic research, pedagogy, education, and cooperation. Through teaching, training, UC is committed to extending higher education to meet the growing needs of the society in its "ceaseless quest for excellence."

The UC Program
Students on University of Calcutta program will engage directly in hands-on research projects in some of the fields listed above such as nanoscience using advanced nanocenter facilities, and atmospheric science, environmental science, and public policy concerns related to environmental science under faculty guidance from both UC and SUNY Oswego.  Students in the natural sciences, technology, engineering, math, and related fields will engage in 4 to 6 week residency-based laboratory and research experience in India, working alongside notable scientists.  The program is designed to promote international understanding of global problems and development of local solutions by enabling students and faculty to participate in scientific research while advancing collaborative projects between scientists from the United States and India.  Students will earn 3 to 6 credits.

Housing and Meals
Students will be placed in available housing near the University of Calcutta.  Information about meal options, local transportation, and other adjustment activities will be provided by the faculty advisors and program specialist.

Scholarships of $2500 each for two students are available.

Application Deadline
  • Summer - March 1st

Costs(Budget Sheet)
Select your term of interest for the latest budget information.


All students participating in this program are covered by the SUNY full health and accident insurance ( as well as medical evacuation and repatriation insurance.

Financial Aid
Students currently receiving financial aid can use their aid for overseas study, and may, in some cases, have their awards increased.  Students not currently receiving financial aid may be eligible.  Those interested in financial aid for this program should contact the financial aid office on their home campus.


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