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Dakar Institute of African Studies
Dakar, Senegal (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 01-APR-2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No Housing: Homestay
Language Courses Offered: Yes Language of Instruction: English, French
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Internship, Island
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Margaret Walter
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
African-American & African Studies, French
Program Description:

Are you interested in Study Abroad in Senegal?

Our program offers:

  • An unforgettable experience in the dynamic and culturally rich Dakar.
  • Courses from knowledgeable U.S. based university professors specialized in different areas of African Studies.
  • Field trips to cultural heritage sites around Senegal.Local visits to museums, markets, religious centers, schools, and the music scene.Internships at various institutions pertaining to health, music, education, politics, environment, and more.
  • Cultural exchange between study abroad students and their Senegalese peers.
  • Homestay with Senegalese families that includes room and board.Participation in an international conference organized by The Dakar Institute.
For more information: http://www.thedakarinstitute.com/