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SIT Uganda: Global Development Studies

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SIT Uganda: Global Development Studies


Program terms: Fall, Spring
Restrictions: Vanderbilt applicants only
Type of Program: Study Center
Costs: Budget Sheets
Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Key Dates:
Term Application Deadline Program Dates

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.

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Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel
Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: English
Language prerequisite: No
Additional prerequisites: N/A
Costs: Budget Sheets
Student contacts: Peer alumni

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