Northwestern and Ghana
Units and Groups
The Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies is a distinguished collection of Africana that has become an integral part of the legacy of Africa and the African diaspora. Serving Northwestern faculty, students, and more than a thousand U.S. and international scholars each year, the Herskovits Library is the largest separate collection of Africana in existence.
Global Poverty Research LabThe Global Poverty Research Lab at the Kellogg School of Management engages in research focused on understanding and finding solutions to poverty issues around the world. Projects produce working papers and datasets and use a cluster framework. Currently, clusters are centered around three countries, one of which is Ghana.
- Alliance of African Scholars
- African Students Association
- Global Engagement Summit
Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) in Ghana
Northwestern students from Ghana vastly enrich our campus and education, and Northwestern students who elect to study in Ghana get a taste of its culture there and can bring it back to campus.
- 9 undergraduate students in Ghana
- 7 students from Ghana at Northwestern:
- 1 Undergraduate
- 3 Masters
- 3 Doctorate
~30Northwestern alumni are based in Ghana.
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Due to the irregularities in student mobility because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this webpage contains data from the 2018-2019 academic year. All other information is up-to-date as of November 2020. For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.