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Summer school in Hindi-Urdu

Date Submitted: 16-Feb-2006
From: Lakhan Gusain Gusain
Subject: Summer school in Hindi-Urdu
Contact Email: click here to access email
Institution/Organization: SAIS-Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC


The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS, The Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC) is offering a summer program in Hindi-Urdu from June 5-July 27, 2006. Class timings: 5:00 pm-8:30 pm on M/T/W/Th. Course fee is USD1700. The course will be worth 8 credits, with a total of 96 hours of instruction.

For details:

Interested students should contact:

Dr. Lakhan Gusain
Coordinator, South Asian Languages Program
The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
The Johns Hopkins University
1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036-2213
Phone: 202-663-5753
Fax: 202-663-5723
Email: lgusain1@jhu.edu
Website: http://www.sais-jhu.edu/programs/asia/southasia/index.html