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Africa Study Abroad Programs at PSU

 

PSU Faculty-Led

M’Bour, Senegal—Global Health Fieldwork Experience (Summer, 2.5 GPA, Junior)
 
Arusha, Tanzania—Biology of Eco-Health (Summer, 2.5 GPA, Freshman)

http://gpglobalea.gp.psu.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10782 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania—Global Health Fieldwork Experience in Tanzania (Summer, 2.5, Junior)
 
Mang’ula, Tanzania—Parks and People: Landscape Architecture (Summer, 3.3, Junior)
 
Cape Town, South Africa—Parks and People: Earth Science, Ecology and Land Use Management (3.0 GPA, Freshman)
 
Polokwe/Soweto, South Africa—Global health Fieldwork Experience in South Africa (Summer, 2.5 GPA, Junior)
 

Study Center (PSU study-abroad partners)

WEST:

Legon, Ghana—CIEE: Semester Abroad, Arts and Sciences (Fall and Spring, 2.5 GPA, Junior)
 
Legon, Ghana—CIEE: Semester Abroad, International Business (Fall and Spring, 3.0 GPA)
 
Legon, Ghana—CIEE: Study Abroad, Ghana Studies (Summer, 2.5 GPA, Junior)
 
Accra and Legon, Ghana – NYU Study Abroad, Various Disciplines (Fall, Spring and Summer)
 
Accra, Ghana - Temple University in Ghana: West African Civilization and Aesthetics (including Twi Language Option) (Summer, GPA 2.5)
 
Dakar, Senegal—Big Ten: Senegal, Studies in International Development (2.5 GPA, Junior, FR 201)
 
Dakar, Senegal— CIEE: Semester Abroad, Development Studies (Fall and Spring, 2.5 GPA)
 
Dakar, Senegal— CIEE: Semester Abroad, Language (French and Wolof) and Culture (Fall and Spring, 2.5 GPA)
 
Dakar, Senegal— CIEE: Study Abroad, Senegalese Study (Summer, 2.5 GPA)
 

EAST:

Nairobi, Kenya—Big Ten: Kenya, Studies in International Development (2.5 GPA, Junior)
 
Rhotia, Tanzania—SFS: Tanzania, Wildlife Management and Conservation (Summer, 2.6 GPA, First year)
 
Rhotia, Tanzania—SFS: Tanzania, Wildlife Management Studies (Summer, 2.8 GPA, First year)
 
Iringa, Tanzania—CIEE: Study Abroad, Community development, Language and Culture (Fall and Spring, 2.5 GPA)
 
Madagascar - Northern Illinois University: Madagascar Past and Present: Biodiversity, Extinction and Conservation (Anthropology and Conservation) (Summer, GPA requirements of NIU)
 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Georgia State University: Early Childhood Education in Africa (MayMester, GPA not listed)
 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Tulane University Law School Payson Center for International Development: Refugee and Migrant Health and Development (Graduate, Summer)
 

SOUTH:

Cape Town, South Africa—CIEE: Semester Abroad, Arts and Sciences (Fall and Spring, 3.0 GPA, Junior)
 
Cape Town, South Africa—CIEE: Semester Abroad, Global Sustainability and Environment (Fall and Spring, 2.5 GPA)
 
Cape Town, South Africa—CIEE: Study Abroad, Community development and social justice: theory + practice (Summer, 2.5 GPA)
 
Cape Town, South Africa—CIEE: Study Abroad, South African Studies (Summer, 2.5 GPA)
 
Cape Town, South Africa - Arcadia, Study Aboard, Summer Programs (History/ Nelson Mandela, GPA 2.3 (2.5 recommended))
 
Cape Town, South Africa - Arcadia, Study Aboard, Summer Programs (Public Health/ Mobile Health Clinics, GPA 2.8 (3.0 recommended))
 
Cape Town, South Africa - Arcadia, Study Aboard (Semester Aboard, Fall or Spring at University of Cape Town or University of Western Cape, GPA 2.8 (3.0 recommended))
 
Gaborone, Botswana - CIEE, Semester Abroad, Arts and Science, including Language courses (Setswana) (Fall and Spring, GPA 2.75)
 
Gaborone, Botswana - CIEE, Semester Abroad, Public Health (Fall and Spring, GPA 2.75)
 
Gaborone, Botswana - CIEE, Study Abroad, Public Health (Summer, GPA 2.5)
 
Johannesburg, and Cape Town, South Africa AND Windhoek, Namibia - Augsburg College, Center for Global Education and Experience: Semester Abroad Nation Building, Globalization and Decolonizing the Mind (Fall and Spring)
 
Windhoek, Namibia - University of Arizona: Desert Ecology and Conservation Biology in Namibia (Summer, GPA 2.5)
 

NORTH:

Rabat, Morocco—CIEE: Semester Abroad, Language and Culture (Fall and Spring, 2.5 GPA)
 
Rabat, Morocco—CIEE: Study Abroad, Arabic Language (Summer, 2.5 GPA)
 
Rabat, Morocco—CIEE: Study Abroad, Moroccan Studies (Summer, 2.5 GPA)
 
Rabat, Morocco—IES: Rabat, Francophone Studies (Summer, 2.5 GPA, Sophomore, FR 201)
 
Rabat, Morocco—IES: Rabat, Study in Rabat (2.75 GPA, Sophomore)
 


For a list of potential scholarships to study abroad see:

 

 

Contact Information

 
 
Whitney Strickler, Education Abroad Adviser (Office of Global Programs): 814-863-0208, email: wss11@psu.edu
 
Peer Advisers & Resource Room (Peer Advisers are recently returned study abroad students who share their experiences and help students begin their study abroad search.)
Monday-Friday
11 am-4 pm
426A Boucke Building
University Park
814-865-5195
 
Study Abroad 101 sessions are held with useful information to plan ahead.
 
Education Abroad Advisers Contact Information
Education Abroad Office
Office of Global Programs 422 and 426 Boucke Building
University Park
 
(advising is by appointment only—schedule an appointment at global.psu.edu)