Skip to Content Office of International Education
Click here to Login
Programs : Brochure
This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
SIT Uganda: Development Studies
Kampala, Uganda
Terms: Fall,
Spring

Dates / Deadlines:

Term Year App Deadline App Review Begins Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 01-OCT-2015 
**
Variable 31-JAN-2016 14-MAY-2016
 NOTE: Start and end dates are subject to change. Please consult SIT’s acceptance materials before purchasing airline tickets, completing a visa application, etc.
Fall 2016 01-MAR-2016 
**
Variable 21-AUG-2016 03-DEC-2016
 NOTE: Start and end dates are subject to change. Please consult SIT’s acceptance materials before purchasing airline tickets, completing a visa application, etc.
Spring 2017 01-OCT-2016** Variable TBA TBA
Fall 2017 01-MAR-2017** Variable TBA TBA

** Most programs’ applications are reviewed on a rolling basis (starting August 1st for Spring programs and January 15th for Summer and Fall programs). NOTE: Some programs start the admissions process earlier and fill before the deadline, and some programs’ applications aren’t reviewed until after the deadline. Check with Study Abroad staff for details.

Indicates that deadline has passed

Quick Facts:

 Program Types:
Field Study
 Areas of Study:
Anthropology, Economics, Geography, International Affairs, Luganda, African Studies
 Minimum Required GPA (at time of application):
2.50
 Minimum Class Standing (at program start):
3 - second-semester sophomore
 Course Prerequisite(s):
Background in Development Studies or Related Field
 Housing:
Homestay
 Open to students from:
CU-Boulder
 Language(s) of Instruction:
English
 Additional Opportunities:
Service Learning, Independent Study / Research, Volunteer

Program Information:

 

 
Liza at Big Globe by Liza Hensleigh
  • Study the development of one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, including the impacts of development on Ugandan culture and society

  • Outstanding program for those interested in development studies

  • Learn the Lugandan language

  • Homestay in Kampala and week-long rural visit to Eastern Uganda

  • Educational excursions to Western Uganda, Rwanda, and Eastern Uganda

  • Special 2 week program module on Public Health, Gender and Development, Human Rights or Grassroots Development.

 

 
 

 

  SIT University of Colorado
Course Levels

language course

lower-division

all other courses

upper-division

Credit

1 credit hour

1 credit hour

 

 
  •  

  •  

  •  

  • Ben Brown Scholarship: This scholarship is open to students participating on field-based programs in non-traditional locations for a semester or a year. Award amounts can be as high as $5,000 for a semester or $10,000 for a full year. Click here for more information.

  •