Summer in Senegal

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

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Dates & Fees

The six-week program runs from May 29 – July 14, 2024. (To be confirmed)

The program with two-week extension runs from May 29 – July 28, 2024.

The Dakar Summer Program includes the following:


  • Tuition fees for one of the following options:
    • two courses
    • one course + one independent study
    • one course + one internship
  • Customized language support
  • Academic support


  • Airport pick-up on May 29th
  • 3-day orientation


  • 3 cultural events
  • 2-day trips
  • 1 weekend excursion
  • African arts workshops and seminars
  • Conversational Wolof classes


  • Homestay
  • Daily breakfast and dinner six days a week
  • Weekly laundry
  • Lodging and meals on excursions


  • Pre-departure support
  • Liability insurance
  • 24/7 on-site emergency and logistical support

2-Week Extension

  • Includes all of the above
  • Room and board for additional two weeks
  • Choice of:
    • intensive Wolof study,
    • the continuation of internship placement, or volunteer opportunity
    • the continuation of independent study

Program Fees

  • 6 Weeks: $6,300 (tbc)
  • 2-Week Extension for independent study, internship, volunteer work: $2,500 (tbc)
  • 2-Week Extension for intensive Wolof study: $2,900 (tbc)

If you are a student with demonstrated financial need, inquire about support provided by APA at as we strive to ensure enthusiastic, academic-minded students have the opportunity to study abroad.

Payment Schedule

  • $500 deposit upon acceptance
  • Remaining balance paid in full by May 1

Out-of-Pocket Expenses

  • Roundtrip flight to Dakar
  • Passport
  • Immunizations
  • Medical insurance
  • Local transportation
  • Personal expenses and purchases such as souvenirs and entertainment
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