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Africa

  • JMU Summer in Ghana and Internship

    Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Elmina, Ghana
    THE 4-WEEK SUMMER ABROAD PROGRAM: The 4-week Ghana program includes classroom lectures provided by our Ghanaian faculty partners, an afternoon of volunteer work at local NGOs and programs, and we travel to historic and cultural sites every weekend. All our activities are supported by academic readings and our JMU faculty leaders manage the discussions. Often, we also bring in local... Read More
  • Intensive Arabic Summer Program in Morocco

    Rabat, Morocco
    Spend your summer immersing yourself in the dazzling Kingdom of Morocco. A North African country that includes the peaks of the Atlas Mountains and the Saharan dunes, Morocco will open your mind to a whole new world. Filled with an immense diversity of people, experiences, and cultures you will leave this adventure a changed person. Join this JMU program and get to know this fascinating and... Read More
  • Cultural Explorations: Living and Learning in Morocco

    Rabat, Morocco
    This study abroad experience is structured around four weeks of living and learning in Rabat, Morocco.  It is designed to provide you with support and challenges. We will begin by exploring concepts of culture and identity and the knowledge and skills necessary for positive engagement with persons, ideas, and practices of another culture.  This will happen before you leave for... Read More
  • Exploring Restorative Justice in South Africa

    Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, South Africa
    This summer program in South Africa will provide students with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn about post-conflict justice, restorative justice, South African society, reconciliation, and race relations. While these topics are discussed in a classroom setting within the major, this program allows for students to live and breathe those issues hands-on and up-close. This program... Read More
  • East Africa Field School

    Multiple Areas, Tanzania
    Designed to serve majors from many different disciplines, JMU’s East Africa Field offers a unique opportunity to learn about peoples, cultures, and environments of contemporary Tanzania through direct interaction. The East Africa Field School incorporates site visits, homestays, lectures/class discussions, readings, and a variety of other assignments to provide breadth and depth on the... Read More
  • Engineering Innovation and Sustainability in Tanzania

    Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Arusha, Tanzania
    This project-based program focuses on exploring innovative ideas and processes for tackling sustainable development challenges in Tanzania. It is designed to provide students with the opportunity to explore interdisciplinary engineering challenges and solutions occurring in an international setting. The project focus will be on developing and implementing innovative sustainable human centered... Read More
  • International Health: A Tanzanian Perspective

    Arusha, Mwanza, Shirati, Zanzibar, Tanzania
    This program will provide undergraduate, and graduate nursing students an opportunity for learning, clinical experiences and cultural enrichment in the vistas of Tanzania. Students will learn through active participation and engagement as they work in various health clinics and hospitals to gain an understanding of the health care delivery system and health conditions of populations in... Read More

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