AT A GLANCE

Eligibility

• Junior, Senior
• Preference is given to students with coursework related to development and/or Kenya or East Africa, or to students with volunteer or social services experience.
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing

Subjects

Swahili language, international development topics and required internship or research project

Classroom Language

English, Swahili

Housing

Local Hosts

Program Duration

Fall Swahili pre-session: Early August - Late August
Academic Year: Late August - Late April
Fall: Late August - Mid December
Spring Swahili pre-session: Late December - Mid January
Spring: Mid January - Late April

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2017-18  9/29/2017
Fall 2018-19  3/9/2018
Year 2018-19  3/9/2018
 

Future durations will be posted at a later date.


Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!
peeradvisor@studyabroad.wisc.edu


Kenya, Nairobi
UMN MSID International Development in Kenya

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Offered through the University of Minnesota, the MSID International Development in Kenya program is an approved UW affiliate program. On this program, you will learn Swahili language while taking courses and participating in an internship or research project related to International Development. Course work will be in English.
There is also an optional 3 week intensive Swahili language course offered in Nairobi prior to the start of the fall and spring semesters.
You will be working closely with both IAP and the University of Minnesota on this program. You can access the program's main information page through MSID Kenya to learn more about the academics, housing, excursions and activities, and location.
Currently, the U.S. Department of State has issued a travel warning for the country of Kenya. Details on this Travel Warning can be viewed here.