Uganda: Development Studies
Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Description:Through SIT courses and an independent study project, students explore broad issues related to Uganda’s rapid social and economic development. The program also facilitates deeper understanding of public health, grassroots development, and gender issues at a variety of organizations or academic departments at Makerere University.
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: English, Luganda
Language Requirements:None; however, students take an intensive Luganda language course during the program.
Housing:Home stays and hotels/hostels
Fall 2013: $22,455
Billed by Northwestern: $19,440
- Tuition: $14,540
- Room & board: $2,450
- SAAF: $2,440
Estimated additional costs: $3,015
- Airfare: $1,475
- Books & supplies: $100
- Personal expenses: $1,200
- Visa: $100
- HTH: $140