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CIEE: Legon, Ghana - Arts and Sciences Program
Legon, Ghana (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Program Dates &
Deadlines:
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Restrictions: CU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction::
English
Core Program Attributes::
Direct Enrollment
Minimum GPA::
3.0
Housing Options::
Dormitory/Residence Hall, Homestay
Approved by::
A&S, AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA
Open to::
junior
Program Advisor: Libby Okihiro
Program Description:
Legon
CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Legon, Ghana
Whether you want to explore the political and economic challenges facing sub-Saharan Africa and developing nations, or study West African cultural practices in various musical and dance forms, the Arts and Sciences program in Legon, Ghana is designed to indulge your varied interests.

This program also offers wonderful opportunities, in the classroom and in the community, for students interested in critical issues of public health, development, and African history and culture. Through these mechanisms you will become participants in, and a contributor to, Ghanaian intellectual, cultural, economic, and social life.

Study abroad in Legon and you will:logo
  • Get to know life in West Africa by living with a Ghanaian family, volunteering with a local organization, doing an internship, or simply observing day to day life
  • Directly enroll in a wide range of courses, including West African performing arts, Twi language, African studies, social work, politics, economics, and religion
  • Experience firsthand the issues challenging Ghana today by enrolling in the CIEE Development Studies Track
  • Receive extensive and ongoing support from CIEE Staff and CIEE-trained University of Ghana “U-Pal” students, as well as CIEE led travel excursions to different parts of the country
  • Enjoy CIEE-led travel excursions to different parts of the country
     

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2016 10/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission 01/29/2016 05/31/2016

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Later applications are always welcome, but colleges may need time to process your approval.