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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana
  • Program Terms: Fall, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UAF applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 03/01/2022 03/01/2022 TBA TBA
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Summer 2023 03/01/2023 ** 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:
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement: 2.50 Program Type: Study Abroad
Tuition Paid To: Included in Program Provider Fee Housing Fees Paid to: Included in Program Provider Fee
Housing Option(s): Hostel/Hotel Language of Instruction: English
UAA/UAS Eligible?: No
Program Description:

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ABOUT ACCRA
Live and study in this bustling capital city stretched along the Atlantic coast of Ghana. Visit museums, nature reserves, and national parks. Experience the welcoming hospitality of the Ghanaian people as you explore the Makola Market, ride a trotro through the city, or watch artisans create traditional kente and andrinka cloth. Discover the wide variety of cultural events, festivals, and performances this city of more than 4 million people has to offer. Visit the National Cultural Centre and experience traditional handicrafts; explore the final resting place of Ghana’s first President at the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum; and relax on the shores of Labadi Beach. Immerse your senses in your new Ghanaian home. 

The capital city of Accra is Ghana’s largest city and its administrative, communications and economic center.  Cultural opportunities are available in the city’s museums, nature reserves, national parks, markets and festivals.

AHA Ghana offers you the opportunity to study on the fall or spring semester International Development and Service Learning program.

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SERVICE LEARNING PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Fall and spring semester programs
  • Courses in Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Economics, History, International Studies: African Studies Political Science, Service Learning, Sociology and Twi Language
  • All courses taught in English
  • Service learning placements with local Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Excursions have included the Central Region, the Ashanti Region, and the Volta Region