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  • Locations: Cape Town, South Africa; Dakar, Senegal
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Iowa State applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/15/2018 03/16/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Ernberger, Monica
Program Director:
Ernberger, Monica
Housing Options: Homestay Cumulative GPA: 2.75
Language of Instruction: English
ISU Course:
Program Description:
CIEE Summer Comparative Politics Multi-Site Program in Dakar, Senegal and Cape Town, South Africa
Immerse yourself in the richness and complexity of African politics with CIEE this summer. First up in Dakar, Senegal, explore how politics and religion have influenced this stable democracy. Then in Cape Town, South Africa, discover diverse political viewpoints, from post-apartheid to the present, that have influenced this country’s transformation.

You’ll compare and contrast the successes and challenges of both political landscapes, and will leave your African adventure with a greater understanding of this region’s rich and diverse history.

Study abroad in Dakar and Cape Town and you’ll:logo
  • Learn about the influence of post-apartheid presidents in South Africa
  • Evaluate the quality of democracy in Senegal
  • Compare and contrast experiences of modern nation-building
  • Live with Senegalese and South African families or in a residence hall

Find out more.

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