Summer in Senegal

Spend six weeks in Dakar, the heart of Francophone West Africa

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Apply online today for an upcoming term abroad in Dakar! Students are notified of admission on a rolling basis up until the deadline, so it pays to apply early!

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The APA Dakar Summer application consists of two parts:

Part One

  • Account creation

Part Two

An APA team member will contact you within 24-48 hours to give you portal access to complete this section

  • Personal statement
  • Unofficial transcript*
  • 1 French recommendation letter
  • Course selection
  • $35 non-refundable application fee**

Once we’ve received your application, you’ll be contacted for a telephone interview.

*If you are mailing these items, send them to the US office: 42 St. George Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905.

**Application fee waived for students on full financial aid. A confirmation letter from your institution’s financial aid office should be sent to

Application Deadline

Summer 2019: February 15, 2019

Applications received after the deadline will be considered according to space and availability.

Any Questions?

Lindsay Turlan and Monika Markley, our dedicated US-based representatives, are the go-to people for all aspects of the application process, including billing, pre-departure preparation, and university liaising. If you have any questions, get in contact with them and they will be happy to help.

Phone: 203-883-8200
Fax: 203-883-8201

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