Ghana is one of Africa’s fastest-growing, more diverse economies, Ghana is considered a model for peace and democracy on the continent. While rural villages live by centuries-old cultural traditions within limited resources, upscale neighborhoods in Accra show the impact of globalization in West Africa and the nation's economic development.
These characteristics make Ghana an ideal place for students interested in community, global and development studies, public health and social services, and environmental sustainability.
Come spend a summer in Ghana, with classes on global health and food. Service learning introduces you to this strong nation, its welcoming communities, and warm people.
Immerse yourself in Ghanaian courses, community service, internships and independent study projects of your own design, to learn first-hand about this rapidly developing nation, its challenges and opportunities.