Study Abroad

Wintersession In East Africa

This exciting program provides students with the unique opportunity to study and use Swahili language among the diverse culture of Swahili speakers in East Africa in order to improve their current language skills and intercultural competence.

Wintersession program highlights:

  • Attend Swahili classes
  • Guest lectures
  • Visit world class tourist destinations such as Arusha, Tanzania and Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Home stays for cultural immersion
  • Cultural mentorship
  • Visit schools and historical sites like: Oldupai Gorge, Fort Jesus, Old Town, etc.
  • More Educational tours and excursions!
  • Interact with the local communities

Click here to access the application.


Contact Us

Department of Africana Studies

Founders Hall 31
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481


Filomina Steady
Department Chair

Tel: 781-283-2565

Susan Lange
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 781.283.2563
Fax: 781.283.3672