OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Uganda

SIT: Uganda (Development Studies)

Program Administrator: 
SIT
Country: 
Uganda
Host Institution: 

School for International Training Study Center in Kampala, Uganda

Location: 

With one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, Uganda has much of which to be proud. However, it continues to face the challenges and dilemmas of a developing nation. A country of geographic contrasts - from tropical Lake Victoria to the famed Mountains of the Moon - Ugandais also is home to more than thirty distinct ethnic groups. Its' tumultuous history and promising future make Uganda an ideal setting in which to study current cultural, political, and social realities. The program specifically is based in Uganda's capital, Kampala.

Duration: 
Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
Summer
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Host Family
Varies
Requirement: 

Minimum 2.5 GPA. Although there are no prerequisite classes, a background in development studies or a related field is strongly recommended.

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Program Costs: 
Academic emphasis: 
Anthropology
Business Admin.
Economics
Finance
History
Liberal Studies
Political Science
Women Studies