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Edmund T. Gordon, Chair 210 W. 24th Street , Mailcode E3400, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4362

The Ghana program has moved to South Africa for Maymester 2015!


 Dr. Gilbert has led the study in Ghana program since 2009, this year it will be in Cape Town, South Africa. For more information, please visit the Study Abroad Website.

2014 Program Information


Application Deadline

November 1

Duration of trip

Late May - Late June

Approximate Expenses and Fees

Application Fee: $50

Program Fee: $ 4600-$4825

Books and Materials: $50

Food: $400

Airfare: $1600

Personal Items: $200

Medical Insurance: $95 (required for all programs)

Passport: $135 (if needed)

Visa: $100

Emergency Funds: $500 (required for all programs)

Total: $ 7730-7955

Participation Requirements

Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance

Recommend minimum 2.0 GPA

Good academic standing


S W 360K - Community & Social Development (Cross listing: S W 395K, AFR 374, ANT 324). Consult with department for other course credit substitutions

UGS 119 - Maymester Spring Seminar: Ghana

Visit Study Abroad Website for information about scholarships and financial planning for study abroad.  

You may also contact Instructor, Dr. Dorie Gilbert at

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