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CIEE Study Center Senegal

Term To Study: Fall 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 03, 2020
Program Starts: Sep 01, 2020
Program Ends: Dec 22, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Provider
Link 1: CIEE Program Information
Link 2: Apply directly to CIEE
Program Locations: Dakar
Contact Phone: 803-323-3451
Contact Name: Study Abroad Office
Contact Email:
What is Included: Winthrop Tuition, Housing, Meal Plan
Estimated Costs: See Program Notes document below
Program Description

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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