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Program at a Glance

University of Botswana

Country or area Botswana
City Gaborone
Class Level So, Jr, Sr, Gr
Experience Type Immersion, Themed
Minimum GPA 2.75
Term Fall Semester
Taught In English
Language Prereq no
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About The Program

Botswana is home to one of the most extensive healthcare systems of Africa and the ideal location for exploring regional, social, and scientific health issues. Throughout the program, you'll test your skills and knowledge through community assessments and volunteering. Organize a health fair and provide community health services in a village in rural Botswana. Shadow healthcare professionals and learn how traditional and modern medicine work together in rural villages. Complement your studies with co-curricular activities and a weeklong safari in Chobe National Park.

Where you'll study

The University of Botswana is a world-class institution with three campuses and six faculties in business, education, engineering, humanities, science, and social sciences. If you want to be industry-ready in any of these fields at graduation, this is the place to go. The main campus is located in the capital of Gaborone. As a young national university of Africa, the University of Botswana is closely involved with the development of the country and committed to improving the economic and social conditions of the nation’s young people. As the largest contributor of research in the country, the university has also produced advancements in areas such as sustainability management, tourism impacts on communities, and conflict mediation. The university’s student-centered teaching approaches, initiatives with local agencies, and commitment to ensuring social experiences all contribute to making Gaborone an exhilarating place to live and study.