Politics, Culture and Society in Ghana

  • Residency and 3-week intensive classroom instructions (by local professors and ASU faculty) at the University of Ghana, Legon.
  • Four (4)-week Internship period of immersion in an on-going research project with local researchers and faculty; or placement in government, private sector, NGO programs, depending on students’ interests.
  • Three Cities: Accra, Cape Coast and Kumasi
  • Academic Visits to WEB DuBois Museum and Cultural Center, Ghana National Parliament, Ghana National Museum, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra; Manhya Palace Museum and Cultural Center, Military Fort and Museum, and West Africa’s biggest open air market, Bosumtwi Asteroid Lake all in Kumasi; El Mina Castle (Slavery and African Diaspora Museum), Kakum National Forest Park (including hiking and canopy walk on tropical rain forest), animal sanctuary; Akosombo Dam and Ada Community Radio station on environment and community resilience; and more!
  • Open to students all students with a 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Earn 6 credits
  • Space is limited. Apply early!

ASU: Politics, Culture, and Society in Ghana Testimonial

Courses

POS/SGS 394: Contemporary Africa
POS/SGS 394: Ghana Society, Culture, and Environment
POS/SGS 484: Internship

Contact

Dr. Okey Iheduru


Okey.Iheduru@asu.edu

Program dates

Summer 2018 program dates:

May 18 – July 4

Program fee

Summer 2018 program fee: $5,940

Program Fee includes: tuition for 6 ASU credits, lodging, several excursions, 3 overnight trips, internship experience, and international health insurance. Not included: trans-Atlantic airfare, most meals, passport, visa, books and personal expenses.

Eligibility

Open to all students with a 2.0 GPA or higher. No pre-requisites. All college affiliations accepted.

Priority application deadline
  • March 1st, 2017

Accommodations

Students will be housed in shared accommodations at the International Students' Hostels while in Legon and hotels during excursions.

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, click the "Apply Now" button. Open to students all students with a 2.0 GPA or higher.

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