CIEE Community Development, Language & Culture in Iringa, Tanzania
Take part in a hands-on exploration of the challenges and issues facing Tanzania today, including sanitation, disease, hunger, poor education, gender inequality, climate change, HIV, water issues, land issues, and deforestation. Through fascinating coursework and activities with locals, you’ll learn about issues impacting urban, peri-urban, and rural Tanzanian communities. You’ll also participate in a four-week field study with an organization serving orphans, vulnerable children, and underserved populations in rural Tanzania. Lastly, you’ll gain a basic proficiency in the Swahili language.
Study abroad in Iringa and you will:
- Explore three distinct communities in Tanzania: The economic epicenter, Dar es Salaam; the mid-sized town of Iringa; and the rural district of Mufindi
- Participate in an intensive, four-week, embedded field-study research and volunteer experience at an NGO that addresses public health, and educational, and social welfare issues in rural Tanzania
Find out more.
Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ALL JHU APPLICANTS
There is a dual application process for this program:
(1) Students must complete the Hopkins application by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button
(2) Students must complete the program application, which you can access on the program website.
Please make sure to abide by both the Hopkins and the program deadlines as they may be different.