Kigali, Rwanda: Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding (SIT)

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Affiliated Program Type: Group

Duration:

  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Globalization Studies
  • History
  • International Affairs
  • Philosophy
  • Peace and Justice Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Women,Gender,and Sexuality Studies

Language of Instruction: English

Language Study: N/A

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Sophomore status when applying; Although there are no prerequisites, students should have an understanding of issues related to conflict/genocide theories and exhibit the sensitivity and psychological as well as the emotional maturity required

Full-time Course Load: 16 CREDITS

Program Dates: Early September through mid-December or early February through mid-May.

Mandatory Coursework: Intensive Kinyarwanda Language Study (3 credits), Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding (3 credits), National and Ethnic Identity (3 credits), Research Methods and Ethics (3 credits), and Independent Study Project (4 credits).

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: None

Living Arrangements: Home Stays