The Francophone Seminar in Dakar, Senegal is offered every other Spring Term. The next planned Senegal program will run in Spring Term 2024. Applications are now open.


The minimum requirement for participation is French 202 or equivalent (two years of college French). Students who have not yet completed French 202 at the time of application should still apply but they will need to complete 202 before participating in the program. Students who meet all requirements but French 202 at the time of acceptance will be accepted conditionally until they successfully complete French 202.

Important Dates

  • Upcoming Program Dates: March - June 2024 (exact dates TBD)

Applications now open for Spring 2024!

Interested in participating in the Spring 2024 Senegal program? Applications are now open.

Costs of Program

The table below includes information on the fixed/billed costs for the program. The program fee includes:

  • Round trip airfare on an arranged group flight
  • Room and board in a home stay
  • Transportation from the airport to the home of the host family
  • All cultural excursions and hotel accommodations

Participants are responsible for:

  • Passport fee
  • Immunizations
  • Personal expenses (books, gifts, etc.)
Cost Fee
Tuition (Estimate based on 2022-2023 amount) $17, 889
Program Fee $4,400
International Insurance (estimate) $153.75

Program Contact Information

Professor Dominica Chang (Program Director in 2015, 2019, 2022)
Department of French and Francophone Studies
Main Hall 313, Telephone: 920-832-7044