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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Suzy Wang (12537) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: No
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel Program Provider: SIT
Click here for a definition of this term Area(s) of Study: Diverse studies available (see below) Fall Calendar: Late August to early December
Spring Calendar: Early February to mid-May Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Additional Prerequisites: N/A
Program Description:

This study center program examines the social, political, economic and environmental issues of development through site visits and field activities in Uganda and Rwanda. Coursework also includes learning one of the local languages, Luganda. In addition to their coursework students will complete either a field-based independent study project or a hands-on internship with a community-based, national, or international development organization. As a required piece of this program, students will live with a host family in urban Kampala, a vibrant, cosmopolitan city on the shores of Lake Victoria. Students, along with a program peer, will also partake in a rural homestay.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Fall 2023 02/22/2023 02/23/2023 TBA TBA