Development and Social Change
Courses: Intensive Language Study, French, Field Study Seminar, History, Geography, and Politics
Requirements: 3 recent semesters in college level French, and the ability to follow coursework in French as assessed by SIT.
Length: Semester 12 weeks
Housing: Homestay, Five weeks in Yaounde', two weeks in Ngaounde're and one week in a rural setting. Other accomodations include hostels, private homes and small hotels.
Faculty Advisor: Dr.Emmanuel Yewah, 105 Vulgamore Hall, ext. 0314,
Comments: This central African nation is home to more than 200 ethnic groups and even more languages and dialects. Famous for its folklore, art and diverse environments Cameroon is a nation striving to hold on to cultural heritage and diversity in the face of globalization and pressing socioeconomic needs.
ACM Botswana: University Immersion in Southern Africa
Subjects: Intensive courses in Setswana (the regional language) as well as African studies courses in the fields of social sciences and humanities
Prerequisites: This program is open to sophomores, juniors or seniors.
Length: Spring semester only
Credits: 4.0 Albion units
Housing: Graduate student dormitories.
Cost: Same as Albion College room and board fees. Additional expenses include transportation to the program, books, local travel and personal expenses.
Faculty Advisor: Emmanuel Yewah, Professor of French and Comparative Cultural Studies email:
Comments: At the University of Botswana students will take an intensive course in Setswana, the language spoken by 75% of the people in the region. There are no language prerequisites. In addition to the intensive language course students will be enrolled in an elective course in the social sciences or humanities and will also be enrolled in a course relative to the student's major. Both the elective course and the major-specific course will be focused on exploring the cultural, economic and ecological diversity as well as the historical and regional context of present-day Botswana. An independent study project will be completed by the student during their time abroad. The program offers many other activities and opportunities including a wide range of guest speakers and several field trips to other locations in Botswana.
Emily Gaul, Program Associate
Associated Colleges of the Midwest
205 W. Wacker Drive, suite 200
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 263-5000
Fax: (312) 263-5879
American Junior Year in Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Subjects: Full curriculum
Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA; junior-level standing; at least 2 years of college level German or equivalent; demonstrated maturity
Length: Semester or Academic Year
Credit: 4 Albion units (16 semester hours credit) for the Summer Semester. 3.75 Albion units (15 hours credit) for the shortened winter semester.
Faculty: Heidelberg University faculty
Housing: With German students in a University or private dormitory. Home stays are encouraged during semester breaks.
Costs not covered by Albion Varies, depending on the semester of study. Per spring semester: room & board; books, supplies, laundry, etc.; group flight from an East Coast terminal.
Faculty Advisor: Perry Myers, Foreign Language Department.
Comments: Many Junior Year students take a major portion of their courses at the excellent Institute for German as a Foreign Language. An attempt is made to arrange internships with German companies for qualified full-year students, especially economics and business majors.
Shelly Miller, Director
Mary Nepper, Secretary
The American Jr. Yr. at Heidelberg University
310 Market Street
Tiffin, OH 44883
Telephone: (419) 448-2207
Toll Free: (800) 925-9250
Fax: (419) 448-2209
CIEE-Rennes, France - University of Haute Bretagne
Subjects: Advanced French language, French Literature, Art History, History, Business, Education, Philosophy, Sociology, and Spanish Literature.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA; junior standing; demonstrated maturity
Length: Fall or Spring Semesters
Credit: Up to 4.0 Albion units per semester, depending on course work chosen.CIEE classes are generally 3 semester hours (.75 Albion units) and so students often take 5 classes to equal 3.75 Albion units.
Housing: Students live in French homes with breakfast and dinner provided.
Costs not covered by Albion: Travel to and from Rennes and personal expenses.
Faculty Advisor: Dianne Geunin-Lelle, Modern Languages and Cultures, email:
Comments: Rennes, which is the capital of Brittany, is located just two hours west of Paris by train. Rennes is very economically dynamic and is the city known as the center for technology. The University is located about one mile north of downtown and is divided into two campuses, Rennes I (science) and Rennes II ( humanities). Rennes II is the center for CIEE and has about 22,000 students enrolled, of these 1500 are international.
Council on International Educational Exchange
633 Third Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10017-6706
Toll Free: 1-800-4-7-8839 est. 1-2757-#