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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2
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  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer Session 1 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies 05/27/2020 07/03/2020
Summer Session 2 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies 07/06/2020 07/30/2020

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Carol Lebold Click here for a definition of this term Who Can Apply?: UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Click here for a definition of this term Fields of Study: African Studies, Anthropology, Dance, Education, History, International Relations, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Social Thought and Political Economy, Sociology, Sustainable Community Development, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Click here for a definition of this term Program Options: Full-Time
Click here for a definition of this term Host Institution: The University of Ghana at Legon Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Program Provider: USAC
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Community Service Learning, Study Abroad, Volunteer Component Click here for a definition of this term In Classes With: Mostly Host Country Students
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing: Grad Student, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Residence Hall
Program Description:
 
lOGO ABOUT USAC PROGRAMS SCHOLARSHIPS & MONEY MATTERS
 
Study in Accra, Ghana
  • Study African and Development Studies, take the Service Learning course, or give back to the local community through volunteer projects.
  • See firsthand the world-famous Ashanti Kingdom and its crafts, visit Mole National Park to experience West Africa’s big game during the Northern Ghana Tour, or hike the tallest mountain in Ghana and visit a monkey sanctuary during the Volta Eco Tour.
  • Explore a country rich in African cultural and historical sites, including the Cape Coast slave castles.
  • Experience Ghanaian arts, dance, and music through courses and workshops, and get to know Accra and its lively markets with the help of local Ghanaian student buddies.
       
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Fall, Spring, Academic Year,
Two 4-week summer sessions


Programs Of Study
 African Studies

Language of Instruction
English




 
USAC is a non-profit organization that offers programs in 28 countries, with many locations unique for study abroad.
Discover where you'll study abroad at usac.edu.
 
 
 


 
lOGO ABOUT USAC PROGRAMS SCHOLARSHIPS & MONEY MATTERS
 
Study in Accra, Ghana
  • Study at the University of Ghana, one of the best universities in Africa
  • Choose from the entire university course catalog and build your own academic program
  • Explore a country rich in African cultural and historical sites, see firsthand the Ashanti Kingdom and its world-famous crafts, and visit game parks and animal sanctuaries for a chance to encounter West African wildlife, all through included field trips and optional tours        
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Fall or Spring semester
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
 Undergraduate coursework offered in a variety of disciplines

Language of Instruction
English
USAC is a non-profit organization that offers programs in 28 countries, with many locations unique for study abroad.
Discover where you'll study abroad at usac.unr.edu.