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Field Research in Public Health: Tanzania

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Sponsor: Office of International Program Development (IPD)

Location: Arusha, Tanzania


This program will not be offered in Summer 2016, due to scheduling conflicts that have arisen as a result of elections in Tanzania. The program will resume in Summer 2017.

The Northwestern IPD Field Research in Public Health: Tanzania program engages students in community-driven, faculty-supervised global health research. Northwestern students will collaborate with medical sociology undergraduates from the University of Dar es Salaam to conduct supervised research on critical public health issues in Tanzania’s Arusha region.


  • Summer

Languages: English, Swahili

Language Requirements: 

None; students enroll in a Swahili course on the program


Guesthouses with other program students

Program Costs: 

Visit the IPD program page for cost information.

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