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  • Locations: Legon, Ghana
  • Program Terms: Summer, Summer I, Summer II, Summer III
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
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Class Standing: Sophomore Minimum GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English Areas of Study: Acting, African Studies, Anthropology, Culture, Dance, Developmental Sciences, Gender Studies, History, Humanities, Linguistics, Music, Other Language and Literature, Political Science, Sociology, Women Studies
Program Type: Affiliated Program Housing Options: Homestay, Hostel, Hotel
Program Provider: CIEE Study Abroad IC Program, Exchange Program, Affiliated Program: Affiliated Program
Domestic or Abroad: Study Abroad Program
Program Description:

Legon
CIEE Summer Ghanaian Studies Program in Legon, Ghana
Spend a summer exploring one of the most vibrant countries in West Africa. Through the Summer Ghanaian Studies program, you’ll gain an appreciation of Ghana’s rich culture and tradition. Learn how slavery, colonization, independence, and Pan-Africanism have influenced the country’s present-day society; and develop a better understanding of Ghanaian people through the academic courses, co-curricular activities, and volunteer projects.

Study abroad in Ghana and you will:
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  • Take innovative courses in Ghanaian history, politics, music, and dance taught by faculty from the premier institute of higher learning in Ghana
  • Learn firsthand about Ghanaian society through volunteer opportunities at local orphanages NGOs, schools, and other service organizations
  • Explore Ghana’s rich history and culture through a series of CIEE excursions to sites including Aburi, Cape Coast, Elmina, and Kumasi
     

Find out more. 

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