College of Charleston
Center for International Education
Charleston, SC 29424
Spring: November 1
Summer: March 15
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CofC in Tanzania 2017: Education, Health, and Business

Term To Study: Summer 2017
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2017
Program Starts: May 17, 2017
Program Ends: May 31, 2017
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,795
Contact Phone: 843-953-7661
Contact Name: Center For International Education
Contact Email:
What is Included: - Round-trip airfare
- Lodging
- Some meals
- Ground transportation
- Visas
- Overseas medical insurance
- $50 non-refundable application fee (will only be reimbursed if a student is not accepted into the program or the program is cancelled)

* Program fee subject to change
What is not Included: - Tuition for three credits and associated fees
- Some meals
- Vaccinations
- Passport fees
- Personal expenses
Estimated Costs: In addition to the program fee, students will be charged for tuition and fees as follows:
* 2016-17 in-state tuition rate for three credits is $1,422 (plus Library, Technology and Part Time Fees)
* 2016-17 out-of-state tuition rate for three credits is $1,848 (plus Library, Technology and Part Time Fees). The out of state tuition for classes associated with travel are discounted from the Fall and Spring rates.

The following is an estimate of our-of-pocket expenses:
Vaccinations- approx. $250
Meals not covered by program fee- $100
Safari (optional)- $300-400
Program Description

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Please note that applications are due by 10 pm on March 15!


Students choose one of the following courses:
EDFS 402: Education, Health, and International Development: A Comparative Perspective (3 cr)
HEAL 401: Independent Study (3 cr)
INTB 390: International Social Enterprise and Development (3 cr)


The program will provide College of Charleston students the opportunity to participate and enhance their knowledge and understanding of health, education, and business related issues through field experiences in urban and rural settings in Tanzania, East Africa. The students will do the following:
a) participate in medical outreaches in one to two urban/rural communities;
b) volunteer as teaching assistants in elementary and middle school classrooms;
c) visit local hospitals to experience how healthcare is accessed; and
d) work with parents and teachers in an urban school to develop sustainable gardens.

The students will be able to:
a) identify, articulate and reflect on their own experiences, values and beliefs in the context of their own cultural backgrounds;
b) compare and contrast their educational experiences with those of the children in the international context(s);
c) will develop a better understanding of political, historical, cultural and social issues that mitigate access to resources (education, healthcare, social services) in the international context;
d) demonstrate the ability to interact constructively with people from diverse/different cultures.

Students participating in this program should expect to obtain several immunizations prior to departure.

Dr. mutindi ndunda
Department of Teacher Education

Dr. ndunda will lead the international component of this program and take students to Tanzania, where she spent 10 months as a Fulbright Scholar in the 2012-13 academic year. She successfully directed this program in the summers of 2015 and 2016.

Note: For questions regarding on-site program details and course content, please contact Dr. ndunda. Any inquiries regarding application processing, billing, or financial aid opportunities can be directed to the Center for International Education (contact information listed above).

Quick Facts

Population: 43601796
Capital: Dar es Salaam
Per-capita GDP: $ 1500
Size: 947300 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 03:00 hours) Baghdad

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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