Uganda and Rwanda: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Lake Victoria Basin (Summer)

Costs

Tuition: $7,090
The tuition fee covers the following program components:
  • Cost of all lecturers who instruct students in
    • The historical, political, economic, social, and cultural dimensions of conflicts in the Lake Victoria Basin
    • Concepts of justice and reconciliation, and their application both locally and internationally
    • Social, cultural, and political aspects of the region
  • All educational excursions to locations such as the Nakivaale Refugee Settlement, the Rwanda Genocide Memorial, the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission, the Gacaca court system, and Ntarama and Nyamata
  • Health insurance throughout the entire program period
 
Room & Board: $1,400
The room and board fee covers the following program components:
  • All accommodations during the entire program period. 
  • All homestays (approximately one week in Uganda and around two weeks in Rwanda)
  • All meals for the entire program period. Meals are covered by SIT Study Abroad, directly or through a stipend, or through the homestay.
 
Estimated Additional Costs:
International Airfare
International airfares vary greatly due to the volatility of airline industry pricing, flight availability, and specific flexibility/restrictions on the type of ticket purchased. Students may choose to take advantage of frequent flyer or other airline awards available to them, which could significantly lower their travel costs.
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Visa Expenses $100
Immunizations varies
Books & Supplies $100
Discretionary Expenses
Personal expenses during a semester abroad vary based on individual spending habits and budgets. While all meals and accommodations are covered in the room and board fee, incidentals and personal transportation costs differ depending on the non-program-related interests and pursuits of each student. To learn more about personal budgeting, we recommend speaking with alumni who participated in a program in your region.  See a full list of our alumni contacts.  Please note that free time to pursue non-program-related activities is limited.
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Please Note: Fees and additional expenses are based on all known circumstances at the time of calculation. Due to the unique nature of our programs and the economics of host countries, SIT reserves the right to change its fees or additional expenses without notice.


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Credits: 6

Duration: 6 weeks

Program Base: Gulu, Uganda, and Kigali, Rwanda

Prerequisites: No prerequisites, but students will benefit from a background in peace and conflict resolution, social justice, human rights, and/or African history and politics. Psychological stability and emotional maturity are required in order for students to co Read more...

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