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  • Locations: Kampala, Uganda
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 12/14/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/21/2019 06/13/2019

** 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:
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Program Type: Drake Administered Housing Options: Hotel
Credit Type: Drake Credit Language of Instruction: English
Experiential Learning: Service-Learning
Program Description:

Study Abroad in Uganda Flyer

DESCRIPTION

This travel seminar is open to students of all majors, and students can choose their area of focus as it relates to sustainable development.  Students have the unique opportunity to experience Uganda alongside local university students from Makerere University Business School, and will learn about many topics with hands-on experiences including: human rights, education, microfinance, health care, tourism, entrepreneurship, rural agriculture, etc. Students will have the opportunity to collaborate with in-country partners on research or service-learning projects of their choosing.

ACADEMICS

  • Available credit(s): 6 credits
  • Applicants are required to enroll in the program course
  • BUS 067, HIST 067 or Honr 065 (for Honors credit)
  • LPS credit
  • AOI: Global and Cultural Understanding, Engaged Citizen

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Highlights include:
    • Immersion with Makerere University Business School students
    • Service-learning or research projects tailored to students’ interests
    • View abundant wildlife on safari and explore rural Uganda
    • Engage with Ugandan leaders

LEAD INSTRUCTORS

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • See Housing Type(s) above
  • https://redchillihideaway.com
  • Participants are required to use the program housing facilities
  • Housing is included in the program cost

FINANCES

  • Estimated Cost: TBD. Airfare, housing and meals included.
  • Participants should read the full Withdrawal Policy within the Drake International Application
  • Scholarships are available for Degree-Seeking, Drake students
  • Financial Aid might apply, visit the Office of Student Financial Planning for more information