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  • Locations: Dakar, Senegal
  • Program Terms: Summer I, Summer II, Summer III
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Arrival Date Departure Date
Summer II 2018 04/01/2018
04/01/2018 06/18/2018 07/16/2018
Summer I 2018 04/01/2018
04/01/2018 05/21/2018 06/18/2018
Summer II 2019 02/01/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA
Summer I 2019 02/01/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA

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Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Home Stay
Minimum GPA: 2.80 Class Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Sophomore
Internships: No Great for these academic disciplines: African Studies, Catholic Studies, Community Health, Education, History, International Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Politics
Language Requirement: Any
Program Description:

Dakar
CIEE Summer Senegalese Studies Program in Dakar, Senegal 
Are you ready to spend your summer living and studying abroad in a French-speaking West African country considered by many to be one of the most developed and democratic nations in that region? Are you interested in exploring and engaging with Senegalese society and its people through homestays, cultural activities, and community engagement projects in local communities?

If you’re ready, the Summer Senegalese Studies study abroad program in Dakar is ready for you.

Study abroad in Dakar and you will:
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  • Spend a summer exploring one of the most exciting countries in West Africa
  • Take innovative courses in Senegalese history, politics, literature, education, religion, and public health and development issues
  • Learn firsthand about Senegalese society through homestays with local families and community engagement opportunities at local NGOs and other organizations
  • Explore Senegalese society and culture through special field trips and excursions to places such as Saint Louis, Toubab Dialaw, Gorée Island, and local museums
Find out more.

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



Program Costs:
The cost for Fairfield students to attend this program is outlined below. The price is the total billable program cost which includes the provider fee as well as Fairfield University study abroad fees. The entirety of this payment will be due to Fairfield by March 1. Payment instructions are listed in each application. 
Summer I (4 weeks): $5,150
Summer II (4 weeks): $5,150
Summer (8 weeks): $8,850