** Applications must be submitted by 10:00 pm. Study Abroad applicants should note that the deadline indicated here is for Hopkins only; external programs may have earlier deadlines.
Language of Instruction:
Areas of Study:
Africana Studies, Arts & Sciences
CIEE, Third-party provider
Transfer credit (grades do not appear on Hopkins transcript)
Hopkins Application Fee:
$25 (provider/university may also charge an app fee)
(1) Complete Hopkins app by clicking "Apply Now", (2) Go to program website to complete program app (note deadline may be different)
CIEE Language and Culture Program in Dakar, Senegal
Live and study Senegalese culture and develop skills in French and Wolof, a regional Sub-Saharan African language, in one of the most developed, democratic – and friendly – nations in the region. On CIEE’s Language and Culture program, you’ll immerse yourself fully in the culture by living with a Senegalese family and participating in an important fieldwork project. If you’re ready to seize the opportunity, Senegal and CIEE are ready for you.
Study abroad in Dakar and you'll:
Choose from a variety of courses in African studies, development studies, anthropology, and sociology
Live with a Senegalese family that will provide strong cultural immersion
Participate in African art, dance, and music and engage in community service and/or an internship
Visit Gorée Island, Toubab Dialaw, Saint Louis, and the Sine-Saloum region; learn during a rural stay with a local host family, or Peace Corps or NGO staff