Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Dakar - Summer Program

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Discover the heart of Francophone West Africa with APA's six week summer program in Dakar, Senegal. Students take two classes from the following: Interacting in a Francophone World: Advanced French Language for Intermediate Speakers; Oral & Wr... read more

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I greatly improved my grasp of the French language, which was my main academic goal in choosing this program. First-hand experiences in the African context were also extremely valuable to me in expanding my worldview. - Grand Valley State University View Entire Review

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Discover the heart of Francophone West Africa with APA's six week summer program in Dakar, Senegal. Students take two classes from the following: Interacting in a Francophone World: Advanced French Language for Intermediate Speakers; Oral & Written African Literature: Ideas, Themes and Meanings; West African Economics and Development; Senegal Today: Striking a Balance Between a Traditional and Modern Society, and Contemporary Western African Art: Visual Art, Film and Music. Ongoing academic support and weekly language support is available for all students.

Benefit from APA's signature culture package with tickets to performances, day trips, a weekend excursion, volunteer opportunities, and an African dance and drums workshop. Additionally, all students will stay with a carefully selected host family.

Consider extending your stay in the coastal city two more weeks and continue your language studies with an intensive Wolof course. Or, choose to participate in an an independent study or internship to enhance your professional background.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • French
Language Requirement(s):
  • French
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Sociology
  • Music
  • History
  • Global Studies
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Anthropology
  • African Languages, Literature
  • African Studies
  • Area, Ethnic and Group Studies
  • Business
  • Drama, Theater, Theatre Arts
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures
  • French Language, Literature
  • French Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Literature
  • Political Science and Government
  • Sociology and Anthropology
Minimum GPA:
2.75
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