** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Who can apply:
UMass Boston Students, UMass Dartmouth Students, UMass Lowell Students
Language of Instruction:
English, French, Other
Areas of Study:
African Studies, Communications, Culture, Economics, Education, English, Environmental/Sustainability Studies, French Studies, Health Sciences/Public Health, History, Independent Study, Internships, Law, Linguistics, Other Language & Literature, Political Science/International Relations, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Sociology/Anthropology, Women's/Gender Studies
CIEE Language and Culture Program in Dakar, Senegal
Live and study Senegalese culture and develop skills in French and Wolof, a regional Sub-Saharan African language, in one of the most developed, democratic – and friendly – nations in the region. On CIEE’s Language and Culture program, you’ll immerse yourself fully in the culture by living with a Senegalese family and participating in an important fieldwork project. If you’re ready to seize the opportunity, Senegal and CIEE are ready for you.
Study abroad in Dakar and you'll:
Choose from a variety of courses in African studies, development studies, anthropology, and sociology
Live with a Senegalese family that will provide strong cultural immersion
Participate in African art, dance, and music and engage in community service and/or an internship
Visit Gorée Island, Toubab Dialaw, Saint Louis, and the Sine-Saloum region; learn during a rural stay with a local host family, or Peace Corps or NGO staff