CIEE: Gaborone - Arts and Sciences

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With an array of courses in African languages, biological and environmental sciences, business, education, engineering, media studies, and more, Gaborone – or Gab as it’s locally known – is a fantastic place to advance your academics and connect w... read more

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I learned how to be adaptive and culturally aware. Furthermore, I learned patience. It was some of the best lessons of my life. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
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I learned a lot about the culture, the problems facing the country as well as a lot about who I want to be and the live I want to live. - Clark University - Worcester View Entire Review
Independence and a new look at human relationships - Fordham University View Entire Review
It was definitely worthwhile. I would go back again in a heartbeat. I learned about a culture that I did not know really existed. I learned many things academically about public health, but I also learned to laugh, dance, and communicate with others that I never thought I would get the chance too. - Drake University View Entire Review
I learned that the best experiences, friendships and lifelessons come from overcoming struggle and discomfort. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Past Review Very Necessary
A different cultural perspective, that is exactly what I asked for and what I got. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Absolutely. The academics weren't the most demanding but I wasn't there for the academics. I tell everyone that I was there because I wanted to experience the culture and I was taking classes becuase I wanted to graduate on time. Culturally, I couldn't have experienced anything better. I wanted to be in an African country that w... - University of Rochester View Entire Review

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With an array of courses in African languages, biological and environmental sciences, business, education, engineering, media studies, and more, Gaborone – or Gab as it’s locally known – is a fantastic place to advance your academics and connect with the people of Botswana. Take courses, in English, at CIEE’s partner school, University of Botswana, as well as at CIEE Gaborone. You can also choose a for-credit internship at a local business or make a real difference by volunteering at a local organization. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • African Studies
  • African Languages, Literature
Minimum GPA:
2.75
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$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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To increase access to study abroad by more students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI), CIEE will cover 100% of program fees and travel costs for 10 students from 10 different MSIs to participate in an intensive 4-week, 3-credit summer study abroad program. To become a Frederick Douglass Global Fellow, students must be nominated and receive letters of recommendation.

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Students who enroll in more than one four-week session receive a 20% discount off each additional session.

20% discount

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Qualifying programs: CIEE summer, semester, or year-long programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Please check the home page of your program of interest to see what awards are offered for that program.

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Qualifying programs: CIEE’s Community and Public Health summer, semester or year-long programs.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Federal Pell Grant-eligible students can receive a GAIN Travel Grant up to $1,000 when they complete their CIEE Scholarships and Grants application by our published deadlines. Gilman Scholarship applicants can receive a CIEE Go Global Grant AND a GAIN Travel Grant totally up to $4,000!

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CIEE offers substantial grants for students who choose our innovative Open Campus Block program. Available at 13 CIEE Global Institutes around the globe, Open Campus invites students across majors to study in up to three international locations in one semester.

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Qualified applicants not chosen for a full fellowship are guaranteed a $1,500 program grant and possible university match, $3,000***

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