Study Abroad

Students with an interest in study abroad opportunities in Africa will find this section as a resource for the various opportunities offered through the University of Washington and other organizations. Students minoring in African Studies may count study abroad credits toward their minor requirements.

Most of the study abroad programs that students throughout campus attend are organized by the UW Study Abroad Office. Comparative History of Ideas (CHID) also offers a few international programs and opportunities. See below a list of study abroad opportunities related to Africa and the African Diaspora that are currently accepting applications.

 Study Abroad Opportunities in Africa:

Public Health Uganda: An Exploration of Health in Uganda

Term Offered: Early Fall 2018

Approximate Dates of Instruction: August 13 – September 6, 2018

For more information, and to apply, go here!


UW Tacoma Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences Tanzania: Sustainable Development in East Africa 

Term Offered: Winter 2019

Approximate Dates of Instruction: TBD

For more information, and to apply, go here!

 African Diaspora Study Abroad Opportunities:

UW Bothell Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences Brazil: Afro-Cultures of Brazil

Term Offered: Early Fall 2017

Approximate Dates of Instruction: August 25 – September 16, 2018

For more information, and to apply, go here!