Madagascar: Urbanization and Rural Development
Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Location: Antananarivo, Madagascar
Description:This program, based in Madagascar’s highland capital of Antananarivo, includes field-based, experiential learning in SIT program courses, an independent study component, and a rural home stay visit in the Vakinankaratra region of the central highlands. This program looks at the internal and external influences shaping the island nation of Madagascar, with a particular focus on urbanization/urbanism and the relationship between rural and urban areas.
Requirements:Read about Research Abroad for specific requirements for the program’s independent study project.
Languages: French, English
Language Requirements:1.5 years or the equivalent of college-level French, completing at least FR 121-2 or FR 125-2
Housing:Home stays and hotels/hostels
Estimated costs, Fall 2012
(See the program site for the most updated cost information.)