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Shoppers cross a bridge and head to the market in Elmina, Ghana. Fort Coenraadsburg is visible to the right of the bridge.

Program at a Glance

University of Ghana, Legon

Country Ghana
City Accra
Class Level So, Jr, Sr
Experience Type Immersion
Minimum GPA 2.5
Term Summer
Taught In English
Language Prereq no
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About The Program

Come spend a life-changing summer in Ghana, with classes and service engagement introducing you to this strong nation, its welcoming communities, and warm people.

Where you'll study

The University of Ghana consistently ranks in the top 10 universities of Africa. Its variety of colleges can accommodate students from just about any UC major. On campus, you may find research projects and collaborations tackling some of the most pressing global problems of our time: malaria, climate change, food production, development, and poverty. Among its research centers, you can find medical research, tropical pharmacology, population studies, environmental studies, and economics. Located just 10 miles from Ghana’s capital Accra, the university is UCEAP’s most long-standing partnership in Africa. The campus features tree-lined gardens and distinctive buildings like the open-air theater built into the slope of Legon Hill.