Jindal International Summer School (JISS)
JISS 2013 is a summer school being organized by O.P. Jindal Global University from the 3rd - 23rd June, 2013. Indian and overseas students between 15-18 years of age may apply.
Using a distinct combination of class room interaction, theatre, art, music and field trips, JISS aims to provide a platform to cultivate young minds, encourage creative thinking and shape their journey to become young leaders in a global world. Spread over a period of three weeks, JISS will allow participants to explore the various themes and contemporary debates in ethics and human rights; history, culture and society; and global politics and the emerging world order. Certificates of Participation will be provided to all the participants at the conclusion of the program.
JISS 2013 emphasizes on creative teaching strategies that are action oriented, participatory and peer based. Through seminar style teaching, Socratic enquiry, and analytical reasoning, participants will engage in intellectually stimulating debates and discussions. Experts in the relevant fields will teach the participants in various thematic sessions and help them develop a problem solving approach towards the issues at hand.
Participants will be assessed on their performance based on weekly assignments/reaction papers/presentations on assigned topics. Study material for each module will be provided to the participants in advance. JISS draws on the rich historical and cultural heritage of India, enabling participants to take part in experiential field trips to complement the academic modules.
Program format and themes:
At JISS, we strongly believe that having fun and forming bonds complement one's learning experience. As part of the Summer School, participants will have access to a variety of social events during the evenings and at weekends. These activities will include a welcome reception upon arrival, cultural events, field trips, sports and for the more adventurous, some outdoor activities!
The Summer School will last for duration of 3 weeks, The Summer School curriculum consists of three key themes:
- Ethics, Human Rights and Justice
- History, Culture and Society
- Global Politics and the Emerging World Order
JISS is offering scholarships to selected participants who will be shortlisted by the JISS Selection Committee on merit-based criteria. The selected participants shall be given up to 50 percent waiver of the Program Fee. The decision of the JISS Selection Committee will be final.
Eligibility for Scholarships:
All selected participants who complete their JISS registration by 25th April, 2013 will be eligible for scholarship subject to selection by the JISS Selection Committee.
All selected participants can register online for JISS by logging on to . Registration fee (INR 5,000) can be paid online or by demand draft (drawn in favour of O.P. Jindal Global University, payable at Sonepat). The demand draft can be sent to the following address: Jindal International Summer School (JISS) 2013, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonepat Narela Road, Near Jagdishpur Village, Sonepat, Haryana - 131001, NCR of Delhi
O.P. Jindal Global University,
Sonipat Narela Road, Near Jagdishpur Village,
Sonipat, Haryana-131001, NCR of Delhi
Phone: 1800 123 4343 (toll free), +91-8930110891, +91-9050627191
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