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Language and Culture Program, Dakar, Senegal
African Studies, Culture, French, History, Internship, Public Health, Wolof Language
Language of Instruction:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
French 250 level with at least B-
Advisor or Instructor:
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