SIT Uganda: Global Development Studies

SIT Uganda Global Development Studies

Study in Kampala, Uganda's vibrant capital city and a hub for global development organizations and investment in East Africa.

Host Institution: The School for International Training (SIT) is an accredited degree-granting institution registered in the Republic of South Africa to administer this program. The SIT Uganda: Global Development Studies program examines contemporary development in Africa through case studies on health, environment, gender, and civil society. Working alongside Ugandan university peers, SIT students travel across the country and into neighboring Rwanda to study and compare development models at a wide rage of cultural, historical, and environmental sites.

Interdisciplinary content courses focusing on the program theme will be taught in English. You will also receive basic training in the Luganda language, one of the dominant indigenous languages spoken across much of this linguistically diverse country. You will choose between an Independent Study Project or a community-based Internship for the experiential capstone component of the semester.

Majors*: Ideal for students in Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and Liberal Arts with an interest in topics related to politics, history, economics, and sociology.

Housing*: Students reside in homestay accommodation.

Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA.

For more information about this SIT South Africa program, please click here.

Students can begin an application here.

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

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