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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana; Cape Coast, Ghana; Kumasi, Ghana
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Program Sponsor: Ramapo College of New Jersey 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Guest House, Hotel
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class Status: 1st year (Freshman), 2nd year (Sophomore), 3rd year (Junior), 4th year (Senior), 5th year and beyond (Super Senior), Graduate student
Program Type: Study
Program Description:
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Roukema Center for International Education
Office of Study Abroad & Off-Campus Programs
  

GHANA: Culture, History and the Arts

Kente


[OVERVIEW]

  • Term: Spring Break
  • Location: Kumasi & Cape Coast & Accra, Ghana
  • Credits: 2
  • Eligibility:
    • Minimum GPA: 2.5
    • All Ramapo College students in good academic and judicial standing are eligible. Students of other U.S. colleges or universities are also eligible.

[COURSE OVERVIEW]


Course Description - "Global Field Experience: Ghana" (INTL 130)

This program will provide students with unique opportunities to travel and explore the vibrant and diverse country of Ghana, often recognized as the most stable democracy in Africa. Participants will witness some of the primary sites of the country. In partnership with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, students will engage in cultural and service learning activities.
 
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[ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS]

  • Visit the W.E.B. Dubois Centre
  • Visit artist's galleries
  • Guided tour of the Manhyia Palace Museum
  • Interact with artisan's at the Kumasi Cultural Centre
  • Engage with kente weavers in Bonwire
  • Conduct a service project with a local NGO
  • Understand the past through a visit to Elimina and Cape Coast Castles

[ACCOMODATIONS & MEALS]


Students will reside in university guesthouse in Kumasi and hotels in Accra and Cape Coast.
 
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[PROGRAM COST]


Program fee: $2900

Program fee includes: round-trip international airfare; comprehensive pre-departure and on-site orientation; Ghana entry Visa; health & security insurance; on-site accommodations; most meals; all excursions and entrance fees; and in-country program transportation.
Program fee does not include: Yellow Fever vaccination and other travel-related health needs; some meals; personal expenses
 
Payment Timeline
  Application Deadline Dec. 6
  Commitment &
 $500 Deposit (non-refundable)
Dec. 20
  Payment #1: $800 Jan. 22
  Payment #2: $800 Feb. 14
  Payment #3: $800 Mar. 6

Late Fees : A late fee of $35 will be assessed for each payment not received by the payment deadlines communicated to you by the International Programs Office.
Note : There will be a 3-day grace period before a late fee is assessed.

[SCHOLARSHIPS]


Scholarships are available for eligible applicants: http://www.ramapo.edu/study-abroad/scholarships/

[FACULTY] 


Professor Karl Johnson
kjohnson@ramapo.edu

Dean Peter Campbell
pcampbel@ramapo.edu  

Group

RCIE Logo[FOR FURTHER INFORMATION]

The Roukema Center for International Education
Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Road - ASB123, Mahwah, NJ 07430 USA
Telephone: (201) 684-7533
E-mail: goabroad@ramapo.edu