Dal Alert!

Receive alerts from Dalhousie by text message.

X

Study in Ecuador or Ghana

           

International Development Studies (IDST) at Trent offers unique year abroad programs that provide students the opportunity to spend a full academic year in either Ecuador or Ghana. IDST Year Abroad Programs are part of the IDST curriculum, and combine university course work in a developing country context with valuable hands-on experience through a community placement. Students receive full year course credit, all transferable to Dalhousie.

 

Trent-in Ghana

  • Based in Accra, Ghana’s capital in the South and Tamale, in the Northern Region 
  • Sept.- December:
    • partake in classes offered by Ghanaian academics and professionals
    • participate in field trips
    • live with a Ghanaian host family
  • Jan.- April:  undertake a twelve week placement with a development or community-based organisation

Trent-in Ecuador

  • Based in Quito, the country's vibrant capital city located in the high sierra
  • Learn Spanish and/or Kichwa – first year Spanish required
  • Sept.-December:
    • partake in classes offered by Ecuadorian-based academics and professionals
    • participate in field trips
    •  live with an Ecuadorian host family
  • Jan.- April:  undertake a ten to twelve week placement with a development or community-based organisation

For more information and application form, please check our webpage

Or find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TrentYearAbroad

Follow us on Twitter @TrentIDSabroad