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Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English, French Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing: Homestay Area of study: African Studies, Anthropology, Communications, Culture, Developmental Sciences, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, French, Gender Studies, Health Science, History, Independent Study, International Relations, Internships, Linguistics, Literature, Other Language & Literature, Political Science, Public Health, Religion/Theology, Sociology, Urban Studies, Womens Studies
Class Status: 2-sophomore
Program Description:

CIEE Language and Culture Program in Dakar, Senegal
Live and study Senegalese culture and develop skills in French and Wolof, a regional Sub-Saharan African language, in one of the most developed, democratic – and friendly – nations in the region. On CIEE’s Language and Culture program, you’ll immerse yourself fully in the culture by living with a Senegalese family and participating in an important fieldwork project. If you’re ready to seize the opportunity, Senegal and CIEE are ready for you.

Study abroad in Dakar and you'll:

  • Choose from a variety of courses in African studies, development studies, anthropology, and sociology
  • Live with a Senegalese family that will provide strong cultural immersion
  • Participate in African art, dance, and music and engage in community service and/or an internship
  • Visit Gorée Island, Toubab Dialaw, Saint Louis, and the Sine-Saloum region; learn during a rural stay with a local host family, or Peace Corps or NGO staff
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 App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Full year 2018-2019 03/01/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/15/2018
03/23/2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 10/22/2018 TBA TBA

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