Program Details

Study, travel, and socialize with Cameroonian students for the majority of the semester while examining how modernization and westernization are changing society, politics, and the economy in Cameroon.
Yaounde, Cameroon
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Examine development and the changing cultures, politics, and economy of Cameroon and explore the immigrant experience of Cameroonians in France.

  • You’ll stay in Paris, near the Chateau Rouge neighborhood, home to a vibrant Cameroonian immigrant community. Here, you’ll study development in France, focusing especially on immigration and refugee issues and visiting international development organizations working in France.

  • For the last four weeks of the program, you will complete either an internship or an Independent Study Project (ISP). If you choose the internship, you will spend four weeks working with a Cameroonian organization where you will develop professional skills and gain real work experience. If you choose to do an ISP, you will spend this time conducting field research and writing an academic paper that engages with your research.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships Description:
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Program Reviews

Overall Rating


Based on 1 Reviews

  • I only wish I never had to leave

    My semester in Cameroon was one that I will remember for the rest of my life. Through home-stays, trips and classes, SIT strove to immerse us in the cities that we were studying in. I had wonderful host families that welcomed me into their homes and made

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend