GEO: Accra - Study Abroad Programs in Accra

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

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Individual programs available to non-UO students include:Global Health, Development, and Service Learning in Accra: This program is ideal for students interested in studying global health and development issues in Africa. On this program you will ... read more

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I loved my experiences and the people I was with. The culture and people are so vibrant! It has definitely made me think about the Peace Corps more intensely, I am also possibly thinking about becoming a foreign service officer :) - Rider University View Entire Review
I have become more culturally aware of my own country as well as Ghana; I have come to better-understand the motivations and the challenges within a developing country; I have gained a new insight into reality. The service-learning aspect of the program really got my feet wet for the Peace Corps, which I am planning to particip... - Western Oregon University View Entire Review
I gained a new outlook on the world. Africa is not what you see in pictures or on TV. The only way to really understand is to go there. Media creates a different world than what it is. My future plans include the peace corps and I believe this was a great starting point for that trip. It prepared me for an immersion into a new p... - University of Oregon View Entire Review

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Individual programs available to non-UO students include:


  • Global Health, Development, and Service Learning in Accra: This program is ideal for students interested in studying global health and development issues in Africa. On this program you will take courses examining health and development in Ghana, contemporary issues facing Ghanaian society and Twi (Ghana's most commonly spoken language). You will also participate in a hands-on service learning/internship experience at a local community organization, healthcare service provider, or research institute. If you have career aspirations in the field of community and international development, social work and health-related occupations, you will benefit from this program.

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