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  • Locations: Dakar, Senegal
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2, Summer Session 3
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: UMass Amherst applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Carol Lebold
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only
Fields of Study:
Comparative Literature, Education, History, Political Science, Public Health, Religion
Language(s) of Instruction:
English, French
Language Prerequisite:
2 College-Level Semesters
Language Credits Available:
3 credits
Program Provider:
CIEE
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Summer Program Duration:
4,8,12 weeks
Housing:
Family Home Stay
In Classes With:
All US Students
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Application Includes:
language competency, Program-specific application form
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Classification of Credits Available:
Undergraduate Credits
Program Description:

Dakar
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:
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  • 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
Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer Session 2 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 06/18/2018 07/16/2018
Summer Session 3 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 07/16/2018 08/12/2018
Summer Session 1 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 05/21/2018 06/18/2018
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.