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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 03/01/2019 ** 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:
Program Type: Drake Administered Housing Options: Hotel
Credit Type: Drake Credit Language of Instruction: English
Experiential Learning: Service-Learning
Program 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, etc. Students will have the opportunity to collaborate with in-country partners on service-learning projects of their choosing.


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


  • Highlights include:
    • Immersion with Ugandan students
    • Various service-learning projects tailored to students’ interests
    • View abundant wildlife on safari and more!



  • See Housing Type(s) above 
  • Participants are required to use the program housing facilities
  • Housing is included in the program cost


  • Estimated Cost: $4,100-4,350. Airfare 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