Senegal: National Identity & the Arts
Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Location: Dakar, Senegal
Through SIT courses and an independent study project, students examine Senegal's important contribution to African arts and culture through a focus on the visual and performing arts. Students can participate in drumming, dance, and theatre classes, as well as study Senegalese religion, history, life, and art.
Program Type: Affiliated
Read about Research Abroad for specific requirements for the program’s independent study project.
To apply, Northwestern students must:
- Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
- Complete an SIT application by the program's deadline
Languages: French, Wolof
Language Requirements:1.5 years (the equivalent of 3 semesters) of college-level French, completing at least FR 121-2 OR FR 125-2.
Home stays and hotels/hostels
Fall 2014: $23,465
Billed by Northwestern: $20,250
- Tuition: $14,420
- Room & board: $3,330
- SAAF: $2,500
Estimated additional costs: $3,215
- Airfare: $1,820
- Books & supplies: $150
- Personal expenses: $1,100
- HTH: $145