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CIEE Community Development, Language + Culture in Iringa, Tanzania
Iringa, Tanzania (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Budget Sheets Fall,
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/12/2018 ** 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 only
Minimum Class Standing:
Minimum GPA:
Previous Language Study Req?:
Language of Instruction:
Language courses offered:
Housing Options:
Hostel/Hotel, Residence Hall
Areas of Study:
African Studies, Developmental Sciences, Education, Environmental Studies/Sustainability, Folklore, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies, History, Social Policy & Administration, Sociology
Program Design: Study Center
Additional Program Options:
Program Description:

CIEE Community Development, Language & Culture in Iringa, Tanzania
Take part in a hands-on exploration of the challenges and issues facing Tanzania today, including sanitation, disease, hunger, poor education, gender inequality, climate change, HIV, water issues, land issues, and deforestation. Through fascinating coursework and activities with locals, you’ll learn about issues impacting urban, peri-urban, and rural Tanzanian communities. You’ll also participate in a four-week field study with an organization serving orphans, vulnerable children, and underserved populations in rural Tanzania. Lastly, you’ll gain a basic proficiency in the Swahili language.

Study abroad in Iringa and you will: logo

  • Explore three distinct communities in Tanzania: The economic epicenter, Dar es Salaam; the mid-sized town of Iringa; and the rural district of Mufindi
  • Participate in an intensive, four-week, embedded field-study research and volunteer experience at an NGO that addresses public health, and educational, and social welfare issues in rural Tanzania

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.