University of Minnesota: Senegal - MSID - International Development in Senegal

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Study and intern in Senegal, a fascinating French-speaking country seen as a bridge between Africa and the West. You’ll also study Wolof and/or French and contribute through an internship or research project with a nonprofit organization while you... read more

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OVERALL RATING 2.9
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The research part was GREAT, which is why I would recommend the program to others. You should really consider doing research (not an internship). - Tufts University View Entire Review
This was the the hardest thing I have ever done. While I am proud that I was able to get through it (I contemplated dropping out once or twice), I think I am still a bit scarred by the experience. I should also mention I had (and still have) a serious boyfriend which whom I was very close so that may have been part of it. What s... - University of Vermont View Entire Review
Yes. Language skills, got comfortable making mistakes. - Grinnell College View Entire Review
Past Review It's Worth It
There is really too much to put simply and eloquently. I learned a lot about the Senegalese culture as well as my own. How I interpreted and reacted to certain situations taught me a lot about how I view things from an American point of view as well as gaining a different perspective from the Senegalese. I saw how development fu... - University of the Pacific View Entire Review
Yes. I am now thinking that I could live abroad for an extended period of time. I loved that I learned a new language. - University of the Pacific View Entire Review

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Study and intern in Senegal, a fascinating French-speaking country seen as a bridge between Africa and the West. You’ll also study Wolof and/or French and contribute through an internship or research project with a nonprofit organization while you are there. Explore the complexities created by issues such as environment, globalization, public health, and social justice. Live with a homestay family, which gives you a vital connection to Senegalese culture.



Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Research
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
Instruction Language(s):
  • French
Language Requirement(s):
  • French
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • African Languages, Literature
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language, Literature
  • French Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1982
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