SIT Kenya: Urbanization, Health, and Human Rights

SIT Kenya

Study in Kisumu, Kenya: the third largest city in the country, and the heart of the Lake Region Economic Bloc!

Host Institution: The SIT Kenya Urbanization, Health and Human Rights program is based in Kisumu, Kenya. As part of this program you will explore some of the East African nation’s most pressing contemporary societal challenges, including rapid urbanization, health and access to healthcare, as well as human rights.

This program gives you the unique opportunity to attend classes at the Kenya Medical Research Institute, which hosts the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as to travel to Rwanda and Uganda for additional learning. Although the courses are taught in English, you will receive instruction on Kiswahili, the lingua franca of East Africa. You will choose between an Internship Seminar or Independent Study for this program.

Majors*: Ideal for students in humanities, business and liberal arts with a strong academic background and interest in human rights/development work.

Housing*: Students reside in homestay accommodation.

Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA.

For more information about the SIT Kenya program, please click here.

Students can begin an application here.

*Coursework and housing are subject to change based on availability.

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