ACM Tanzania: Ecology & Human Origins

Subjects: All students will be enrolled in: An intensive course in Kiswahili (local language), Human evolution, Ecology of the local ecosystem and a course on Methodology (which includes a field project).

Prerequisites: This program is open to juniors or seniors with prior course work in the natural or social sciences. Background in field methodology is recommended.

Length: One semester (Fall only)

Credits: 4.0 Albion units

Housing: Dormitories at the University of Dar es Salaam (first two months), Camp sites while in the field, and a family stay (last four weeks).

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: The program in Tanzania is for students who are interested in field study in the natural and social sciences. The first two month of the program are spent on-site at the University of Dar es Salaam followed by time spent living and studying in the field at camp sites. For the final four weeks of the program the student will return to Dar es Salaam for a family stay. There will also be several field trips to other cities in Tanzania. The program runs from late July until late.

Emily Gaul 
Associated Colleges of the Midwest
205 W. Wacker Drive, suite 200 
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 263-5000
Fax: (312) 263-5879