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CIEE Language and Culture Program in Dakar, Senegal
Dakar, Senegal (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 09/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider:
CIEE - Council on International Educational Exchange
Program Term(s):
Semester/Year
Minimum Class Standing:
Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.50
Prerequisites:
No
Previous Language Study Req?:
No
Language of Instruction:
English, French, Wolof
Language courses offered:
French, Wolof
Housing Options:
Homestay
Areas of Study:
African Studies, Anthropology/Ethnography, Communication, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies/Sustainability, French Language & Literature, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies, History, Intercultural Communications, International Studies, Political Science, Public Health, Religion/Theology, Sociology
Program Design: Study Center
Additional Program Options:
Field Study, Internship, Research Project
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.