CIEE - Dakar, Sénégal: Universite Cheikh Anta Diop
A CIEE program
Subjects: History, arts, culture, French, gender studies, literature, philosophy, sociology, Wolof language and much more.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA
Length: Fall or Spring semester, Academic Year, Summer
Website: CIEE Dakar LC program
Credit: 3.75 Albion units per semester, depending on course work chosen
Faculty: Regular university faculty. A resident director supervises the program.
Housing: Host families.
Cost: Albion College tuition and fees and room and board. This includes group excursions, field trips and insurance.
Comments: The Universite Cheikh Anta Diop is set in Dakar, Senegal with a 90% Muslim population exceeding 10 million. The Senegalese take great pride in their reputation for hospitality, as well as their rich cultural traditions including art, theater, music, and dance.
The CIEE Study Center is where all courses are taken, It is located in the Amitié III neighborhood near restaurants, shops, cultural centers, and the largest public university in Senegal. Some students walk from their homestay to the Study Center, while others take public transportation. CIEE students study exclusively with other CIEE participants in a building that shares facilities including a library, computer lab, café, and student lounge with L'Insitut Supérieur de Droit de Dakar (ISDD). ISDD, a branch of the Université de Perpignan Via Domitia in France, offers degrees in political science and law and has a mostly Senegalese student body.
Dr. Serigne Ndiaye, Program Officer
Council on International Educational Exchange
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