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  • Locations: Dakar, Senegal
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring with Interim, Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: St. Olaf College applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring with Interim, Year
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
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Field of Study: African Studies, Culture, French, History, Internship, Public Health, Wolof Language Language of Instruction: French
Course Number: 260 Program Host: CIEE
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Prerequisites: French 250 level with at least B-
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Department: OFFC
Advisor or Instructor: Maria Vendetti Housing: Host Family
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. 

 




Pre-Approved GE Credits
This is a list of pre-approved GE credits.  If you want other courses to be considered for GE credit, contact your St. Olaf Program Advisor, Maria Vendetti. 

SENEGAL (CIEE) APPROVED GE CREDITS


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/22/2018 08/18/2018 12/14/2018
Spring with Interim 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/22/2018 01/20/2019 05/18/2019
Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/22/2018 08/18/2018 05/18/2019

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This program is currently not accepting applications.