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 Study Abroad in Senegal


This democratic nation in French-speaking West Africa offers an intriguing mix of natural coastal settings and urban life brimming with arts festivals, music and performance venues. It is an excellent home base for studies in public health, development studies, Senegalese culture, and French or Wolof language.

Highlights include credit-bearing internships alongside local experts in education, health and commerce; travel excursions and community projects in rural villages;  homestays with local families; ​and fieldwork with NGOs or the Peace Corps. Living in the capital, Dakar, with its multilingual society and diverse socio-cultural landscape, is a perfect starting point for a future career in Foreign Service, international relations, or NGO assistance. 


Programs Overview

African & Development Studies, Dakar
Explore French-speaking West Africa through coursework, homestays, internships and community service. Special tracks for development studies or language & culture are available.
Class Levels: So, Jr, SrLanguage of Instruction: English, French
Terms: FallLanguage Prerequisites: None