CIEE: Legon - Summer Ghanaian Studies

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  • Location(s): Legon, Ghana
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad

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This stable, democratic country has a vibrant heritage and a fascinating history of politics and social change. Study Culture and Reproductive Health while learning basic Twi and getting a unique window into life on the other side of the world. Co... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.3
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Learned how to plan trips without as up to date or accurate maps and routes, how to be a more international citizen, how to communicate through a language barrier, and how to cook, travel, and survive on my own. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I got to learn about a wonderful, very different culture. It was definitely worth it. Everyone should go to Africa :) - Trinity University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CIEE: Legon - Summer Ghanaian Studies
Expanded my cultural horizons, opened my eyes to many different ways of living and values. Made unforgettable connections. Had an amazing time, more than worth it. - Fordham University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CIEE: Legon - Summer Ghanaian Studies
Past Review Summer In Ghana
I learned and experienced a few new things about the culture, history, and politics there, however most of the study abroad was a waste. Except for the CIEE led trips, I feel I did not learn much about the culture because everything we did was with the other American students and the classes were useless. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review

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This stable, democratic country has a vibrant heritage and a fascinating history of politics and social change. Study Culture and Reproductive Health while learning basic Twi and getting a unique window into life on the other side of the world. Courses are taught in English at CIEE’s partner school, University of Ghana, and complemented with immersive co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.

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Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • African Studies
  • Dance
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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