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  • Locations: Legon, Ghana
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Fact Sheet:
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Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Minimum GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English Areas of Study: Acting, African Studies, Agriculture, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communication, Communications, Computer Science, Culture, Developmental Sciences, Earth Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Science, Gender Studies, Geography, Health Sciences, History, Hospitality, Humanities, Independent Study, International Relations, Internship, Law, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Other Language and Literature, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Public Health, Religion/Theology, Sciences, Service Learning, Sociology, Theater/Drama, Tourism, Urban Design, Urban Studies, Women Studies
Program Type: Affiliated Program Housing Options: Dormatory, Home Stay
Program Provider: CIEE Study Abroad IC Program, Exchange Program, Affiliated Program: Affiliated Program
Domestic or Abroad: Study Abroad Program
Program Description:
Legon
CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Legon, Ghana

Whether it’s the economic challenges that face developing nations or the unique music and dance that intrigue you about West Africa, you’ll get illuminating perspective here. Anchored in stability, vibrant Ghana has a rich cultural heritage and fascinating history of politics and social change to explore. As you learn the language and connect with students and other locals, you’ll open a unique window into life on the other side of the world.

Study abroad in Legon and you will:logo
  • Learn about West Africa out of the classroom, by living with a Ghanaian family, volunteering, interning, and observing day-to- day life.
  • Take classes with African peers and learn about West African performing arts, Twi language, African studies, social work, politics, economics, and religion.
  • Explore beyond Legon with field trips and excursions around this equatorial region.
 
This program welcomes students from all academic disciplines to continue they studies while they also learn about Ghana, its people, and the predominant language, Twi. Popular areas of study include political science, public health, history, dance, and music.

Students join University of Ghana, the oldest and largest university in the country. UG welcomes more than 39,000 students and 1,000 faculty members. Programs include agriculture (featuring three research stations), consumer sciences, arts, law, medicine, science, social sciences, business, nursing, public health, African studies, international relations, journalism and communication, population studies, statistical research, social research, and economic research. Courses are taught by faculty members from the University of Ghana.
 
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Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.