Bamako, Mali: Health, Gender, and Community Development (SIT)

Bamako, Mali: Health, Gender, and Community Development (SIT) - Click here for more info

Affiliated Program Type: Group


  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Globalization Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Pre-Health Professions
  • Sociology
  • Women,Gender,and Sexuality Studies

Language of Instruction:

  • English/French
  • French

Language Study: Bambara

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Sophomore status when applying; Three recent semesters of college-level French or equivalent and ability to follow coursework in French.

Full-time Course Load: 16 CREDITS

Program Dates: Late August through mid-December or late January through mid-May.

Mandatory Coursework: French for Health and Human Sciences (3 credits), Gender and Community Empowerment Seminar (3 credits), Healthcare and Health Policy in Mali (3 credits), Topics in Social and Health Research (3 credits), and Independent Study Project (4 credits).

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: None

Living Arrangements: Home Stays