Senegal: Ecotourism and Sustainable Development

Nina Dawe
284 N Pleasant St
Amherst, MA  1002
Int'l Phone: 413-259 0025
Africa, South of the Sahara: Senegal: Dakar

Host Inst.: EcoYoff Ecovillage

Dates: About Sep 2-Dec 11, Jan 28-May 8

Subject: African studies, Community service projects, Ecology and environmental studies, Field study, French language, Independent study, Internships, Languages, Rural development, Senegalese studies, Student teaching, Sustainable development, Wolof language

Level: Precoll, Fresh, Sophs, Jrs, Srs, Adults
Requires: 2.50 GPA, students can elect to have courses taught in English or in French
Age Min: 17
Age Average: 20

Undergrad Credit: Avail
Undergrad: 16 per sem
Grad Credit: Avail
Transfer Credit Through: Univ of Massachusetts Amherst
Document Awarded: transcript

Overall Program Costs: $14,700
Cost Include: all meals, books, excursions, fees, housing included, tuition
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: $10,000 to $15,000 not incl intl travel

Instruction Language: English, French
Format: Directed field study, Independent study format, Internship, Lang study, Lecture, Practical training, Student teaching format, Study tour, Volunteer svc
Students: US

Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
Housing Type: homestays

Deadline: Rolling admissions, Apr 15 for yr; Oct 31 for spring

Other Info:
Year Program Began: 1998
In Coop With: Univ of Massachusetts Amherst
Orientation Location: abroad
Activities: cultural events activity, excursions activity, field trips activity, pgm travel activity
Misc: Study sustainable development in Senegal & explore the impact of global trends and policies on weste
Financial Aid: scholarships