What’s included in the program fees?

The program fee includes the following services:

- Pre departure orientation and support

- Airport pickup on arrival

- Transportation from Mumbai to Program site (in case the program site is different from Mumbai)

- Cultural adjustment, health and safety orientation.

- Program orientation and overview by qualified program personnel (Program Director/Academic Director/Sr. Program Managers)

- Local sim card on day of arrival

- Shared accommodation at BEYOND BORDERS guest houses. The accommodation at all BEYOND BORDERS program locations is secure, centrally located and basic but comfortable. Most BEYOND BORDERS guest houses have power backup, hot water, modern amenities, internet access, television, a well equipped kitchen, day staff for cooking and cleaning .

- Three meals a day: Indian vegetarian meals. BEYOND BORDERS does not serve meat at guest houses for health and hygiene reasons. Often curries or breakfast might include eggs. Vegan meals can also be arranged on request.

- Support during program activities and monitoring (Program activities are Monday to Friday. Weekends are free for students’ personal travel).

- Weekly reviews of the program with qualified program personnel (Program Director/Program Manager/Academic Director). This includes reviews of the participants learning, contribution to placement organization, facilities, logistics and program content.

- Help/support/certification in completing participant’s requirements for academic credit.

- 24 Hour emergency support (7 days a week).

The cost does NOT include:

- Any overnight accommodation in Mumbai if your flight arrives before program date.

- Daily local transportation. (Proper guidance will be provided to participants on how to use local transport systems.)

- Air ticket to India, visa fees and any travel insurance will be the responsibility of the student.

- Weekend and overnight excursions outside the program activities will have to be paid by the students directly.

- Expenses of personal nature like table drinks, fruits, juices, other snacks or personal preference meal items, mineral water, international telephone calls, or any other expenses which are not included in the above list, would be borne by the students. 

- Airport Drop at the end of the program is not included in program cost.

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Cindy Klinger, Georgia state university, USA

Cindy Klinger, Georgia state university, USA

I think BEYOND BORDERS is a professional organization that had a good grasp for what we were looking

Jayme Aargon, Oregon university, USA

Jayme Aargon, Oregon university, USA

Mark and I toured Dharavi last weekend and one thing that stood out was how self-sufficient this com

Alexandra Spicer, UTS, Australia

Alexandra Spicer, UTS, Australia

Thank you to you both once again for providing such an amazing experience, this is truly one I will