study in Africa
for US students for study abroad in Africa are indexed comprehensively
by the National Consortium for Study in Africa (NCSA).
These include offerings in:
See their website
index an be found at the website of the Institute of International Education
Brown University, 1- or 2-semester programs in Tanzania
at the University of Dar es Salaam; in Ethiopia at Addis Ababa University;
and in Egypt, at the American University in Cairo. Students are required to study the relevant
language (Swahili, Amharic, or Arabic) during their enrollment. The Tanzania and Ethiopia programs begin August
1 with a 5-week intensive language course and introduction to the
Augsburg College Center for Global Education, Southern
Africa Program. Semester
programs based in Windhoek, Namibia with visits to South Africa. Includes family and home stays.
semester study for credit, some students may benefit from summer programs
or volunteer internships. Among those recommended are:
Africa. Six-week summer projects
in eighteen African countries, focusing on community construction
and development, community health and medicine, agriculture and reforestation;
women's development; and education and training.
Partnership Worldwide. Volunteer
placement for five to nine months in school-based and environmental
grass-roots development programmes in South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda,