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 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

The Trent-in-Ghana program is now accepting applications for the 2023/24 academic year