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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana; Antananarivo, Madagascar; Arusha, Tanzania; Bamako, Mali; Cape Coast, Ghana; Cape Town, South Africa; Dakar, Senegal; Durban, South Africa; Fort Dauphin, Madagascar; Gulu, Uganda; Kampala, Uganda; Kigali, Rwanda; Mombasa, Kenya; Nairobi, Kenya; Stone Town, Tanzania; Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer I
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: ODU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/06/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior Program Type: Affiliated Program Provider
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English, Other
Click here for a definition of this term Estimated Cost of Attendance: varies
Program Description:

SIT Study Abroad runs a number of summer and semester-length programs throughout Africa. You should use this application to apply for any of their programs, but only at the direction of a staff member of the ODU Office of Study Abroad.

The SIT Study Abroad Experience:

  • Rigorous academic programs through a field-based, experiential approach
  • Undergraduate research through an Independent Study Project or Case Studies
  • Cultural immersion through fieldwork, intensive language classes, and urban and rural homestays with local families
  • A small group of students, supported by SIT faculty and staff, homestay families, in-country experts, and community  members
  • Access to SIT’s extensive local resources and networks
  • A commitment to reciprocity as the foundation of our educational philosophy
SIT's Mission:

SIT prepares students to be interculturally effective leaders, professionals, and citizens. In so doing, SIT fosters a worldwide network of individuals and organizations committed to responsible global citizenship. SIT fulfills this mission with field-based academic study abroad programs for undergraduates