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Summer 2016

In this program students will travel to North India (out of Delhi), Pune and Mumbai to observe manufacturing in large, medium and small factories, as well as a wide variety of cultural, religious, and historical sites, including temples, palaces, and forts. Participants can complete a course on Manufacturing Processes or Textile Production while enrolled in the program.



Students will enroll in ISE 240 (Manufacturing Processes), ISE 391 (Independent Study) or TMD 361 (Special Problems). Students registering for ISE 240 will be required to begin on-line classes prior to departure, and will be graded based on their performance in quizzes.

Students who register for ISE 391 will work with the instructor to write an independent report, and the grade will be based entirely on the report. Students enrolled in TMD 361 will work with a textiles and fashion merchandising instructor on content related to the course.

Course work will be supplemented with cultural excursions including: factory visits, visits to the Taj Mahal and Red Fort, and other cultural sites in North India, Pune and Mumbai.



India is a country in South Asia. Although it is the seventh largest country by area it is ranked as the second most populous country in the world next to China. India has become one of the fastest growing economies in the world.


Accommodations and Meals:

Students will reside in double or triple-occupancy rooms. Most meals are included.


Program Fee: TBA
Round-trip airfare 3 URI Credits In-country transportation
Most meals Excursions and cultural activities Accommodations


NOTE: All fees subject to change

Airfare is included


Program Deadlines
Application Deadline: TBA Final Payment Deadline: TBA


For more information, please contact:


Program Director Office of Faculty-Led Programs

Manbir Sodhi

International Center
Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering 37 Lower College Road
401-874-5189 401-874-5546


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URI Summer Faculty-Led Programs

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