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Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing: Homestay, Residence halls Area of study: Acting/Performance Art, African Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Culture, Developmental Sciences, Earth Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Health Science, History, Humanities, Independent Study, International Relations, Internships, Linguistics, Literature, Math/Statistics, Mathematics & Statistics, Media Studies, Music, Other Language & Literature, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Public Health, Religion/Theology, Sciences, Service Learning, Sociology, Theater/Drama, Urban Studies, Womens Studies
Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior
Program Description:
Legon
CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Legon, Ghana
Interested in the political and economic challenges facing Sub-Saharan Africa and developing nations? Is learning about West African musical and dance forms more your style? You can do all of this and more on CIEE’s Arts and Sciences program in Legon, Ghana. One of Africa’s most stable countries, vibrant Ghana offers a rich cultural heritage and fascinating history of politics and social change to explore. The program offers wonderful opportunities in the classroom and in the community for students to explore critical issues relate to public health, development, and African history and culture.

Study abroad in Legon and you will:logo
  • Get to know life in West Africa by living with a Ghanaian family, volunteering with a local organization, doing an internship, or simply observing day to day life
  • Directly enroll in a wide range of courses, including West African performing arts, Twi language, African studies, social work, politics, economics, and religion
  • Experience firsthand the issues challenging Ghana today by enrolling in the CIEE Development Studies Track
  • Receive extensive and ongoing support from CIEE Staff and CIEE-trained University of Ghana “U-Pal” students, as well as CIEE led travel excursions to different parts of the country
  • Enjoy CIEE-led travel excursions to different parts of the country
     
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 App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 11/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 01/26/2018 05/27/2018
Full year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/16/2018 03/23/2018 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.