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  • Locations: Buenos Aires, Argentina; Cape Town, South Africa; New Delhi, India; Washington, DC, United States;
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: Vanderbilt applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Suzy Wang (12537) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: No
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel Program Provider: SIT
Spring Calendar: Late January to mid-May Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Application Deadline: Spring Deadline 1
Program Description:

IHP is an international Honors Programs within SIT, and on this program you will compare strategies of health and community across four radically different country contexts (Washington, D.C., Delhi, India, Cape Town, South Africa and Buenos Aires, Argentina) and at global and local scale. Furthermore, strengthening your ability to understand, interpret, and compare the socio-cultural, ecological, economic, political, and biological factors that affect human health. From grassroots activism to top-down approaches and the differing cultural understanding of health and well-being you will explore health realities at individual and population levels. Students are required to live with a host family in a homestay between two and four weeks at each program site, with the exception of the first location.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 08/28/2024 08/29/2024 TBA TBA