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Program at a Glance

University of Botswana

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

Challenge your perspectives on Africa as you explore public health, ecotourism, development, and wildlife preservation in Gaborone, Botswana. Ideal for adventurous science and liberal arts students, Botswana's diverse landscapes, biodiversity, and focus on sustainable growth will present both a scientific and social perspective on issues impacting the global community. Learn about community development at the university closely involved in its country's development at the University of Botswana. Complement your studies with a weeklong rural safari in Chobe National Park and experience African cultural traditions in the city and in local villages.

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.