** 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, Education, English, Health Sciences/Public Health, History, Linguistics, Political Science/International Relations, Religion/Theology
CIEE Summer Senegalese Studies Program in Dakar, Senegal
Are you ready to spend your summer living and studying abroad in a French-speaking West African country considered by many to be one of the most developed and democratic nations in that region? Are you interested in exploring and engaging with Senegalese society and its people through homestays, cultural activities, and community engagement projects in local communities?
If you’re ready, the Summer Senegalese Studies study abroad program in Dakar is ready for you.
Study abroad in Dakar and you will:
Spend a summer exploring one of the most exciting countries in West Africa
Take innovative courses in Senegalese history, politics, literature, education, religion, and public health and development issues
Learn firsthand about Senegalese society through homestays with local families and community engagement opportunities at local NGOs and other organizations
Explore Senegalese society and culture through special field trips and excursions to places such as Saint Louis, Toubab Dialaw, Gorée Island, and local museums