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MSID—International Development in Senegal

MSID—International Development in Senegal — Snapshot

Program Details

Study and intern in Senegal, a fascinating French-speaking country seen as a bridge between Africa and the West. You’ll also contribute through an internship or research project with a nonprofit organization while you are there. Explore the complexities created by issues such as environment, globalization, public health, and social justice.

Location Dakar and Other Locations, Senegal
Term Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year
Housing Homestay
Credit Type Resident Credit
Sponsor Learning Abroad Center

Program Eligibility

GPA 2.5
Student Type UofM Students, Non UofM Students
Student Year Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Students
Language Minimum 4 semesters college-level French


On-Site Guide Program Orientation Visa Information Program Resources

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on this program may be eligible for the International Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Scholarship

Spring Information Session

Study Abroad in Africa/Middle East
Thursday, March 5

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