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CIEE Study Center

Term To Study: Spring 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 01, 2016
Program Starts: Jan 22, 2017
Program Ends: May 21, 2017
Major 1: Foreign Language / Literature .Other
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Major 2: Area / Ethnic Studies: African
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Major 3: Foreign Language / Literature French
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Provider
Link 2: CIEE Program Information
Program Locations: Dakar
Contact Phone: 803-323-2133
Contact Name: International Center
Contact Email:
What is Included: Pay Winthrop tuition, room, and board to Winthrop and your tuition, standard housing, meals, on-site pick-up, orientation, program excursions, cultural activities, and student visa fees are all included!
Estimated Costs: $135 Passport
$250 Immunizations for entering Senegal
$77 CIEE International Health Insurance
$200 Winthrop Study Abroad Application Fee
$325 Winthrop Study Abroad Participation Fee
$1650 International airfare (estimated)
$300 Books and Supplies (estimated)
$100 Local transportation (estimated)
$1,750 Personal Spending money (estimated)
Program Description

Winthrop students......

Is this program right for you?

If you are interested or majoring in French/Francophone studies, African studies, international relations, or development studies and are seeking an opportunity to live and study in a French-speaking West African country considered by many to be one of the most developed and democratic nations in that region, then the Language and Culture study abroad program in Dakar, Senegal is right for you. The program is geared toward students interested in continuing French language study and learning Wolof, while taking other courses in English and having a cultural immersion experience.

Program Snapshot

- Choose from a variety of courses in African studies, development studies, anthropology, and sociology
- Live with a Senegalese family that provides strong cultural immersion
- Participate in African art, dance, and music; engage in community service and/or an internship
- Visit Gorée Island, Toubab Dialaw, Saint Louis, and the Sine-Saloum region

- Minimum 2.75 GPA
- Language requirement FREN 102

Quick Facts

Population: 12969606
Capital: Dakar
Per-capita GDP: $ 1900
Size: 196722 km2
Time Zone: (GMT) Dublin

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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