• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• At the time of application, students must have completed two semesters of college level course work.
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only. Other students apply directly to SIT.


Arabic or French language, globalization and development, and fieldwork project.

Classroom Language

Arabic, English, French


7-week homestay in cosmopolitan Tunisia, followed by option to relocate for project or renew homestay for final 4-weeks. Other accommodations during the program include safe and comfortable dorm, hostels or small hotels.

Program Duration

Fall semester - early September - mid December Spring semester - late January - mid May

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2014-15  9/19/2014
Fall 2015-16  4/25/2015

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
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Tunisia, Tunis
SIT Emerging Identities in North Africa

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Offered through the School for International Training (SIT) the Emerging Identities in North Africa program is an approved UW affiliate program. On this program, you will have the unique opportunity to study Arabic or French while examining issues of identity, culture, and globalization in a multicultural context.

You will be working closely with both IAP and SIT on this program. You can access the program's main information page through the SIT website to learn more about the academics, housing, excursions and activities, and location.