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  • Locations: Dakar, Senegal
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2, Summer Session 3
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: UMass Amherst applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
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:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 12/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
Fall 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer Session 2 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer Session 3 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer Session 1 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.