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A POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM

OVERVIEW AND PAST PARTICIPANTS

OVERVIEW

Schedule: 2017/2018

SEMESTER PROGRAM:

SEPTEMBER 8 - DECEMBER 1, 2017

SEMESTER PROGRAM:

JANUARY 19 - APRIL 13, 2018

FIRST IMMERSION PROGRAM:

MAY 15 - JUNE 6, 2018

SECOND IMMERSION PROGRAM:

JUNE 12 - JULY 4, 2018

SEMESTER PROGRAM:

SEPTEMBER 7 - NOVEMBER 30, 2018

Aim of the Program:

AN APPROPRIATION AND/OR ARTICULATION OF AN INSIDERS UNDERSTANDING OF AFRICAN CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE THROUGH:

  1. UNIQUE COURSES OF TWELVE WEEKS DURATION (SEMESTER PROGRAMS) AND THREE WEEKS (IMMERSION PROGRAMS) 

  2. ACADEMIC AWARDS BY SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA/USA, AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY

  3. HIGHLY SKILLED AFRICANIST LECTURERS

  4. PERSONAL FIELD ASSISTANTS

  5. DIRECTED PROFESSIONAL FIELD RESEARCH

  6. A FIFTEEN PAGE RESEARCH/INTEGRATION PAPER PER COURSE

  7. GROUP DISCUSSIONS ON CURRENT ISSUES ARISING FROM COURSES ORGANIZED AND DIRECTED BY STUDENTS

  8. FIELD RESEARCH WORKSHOPS ON TECHNIQUES AND METHODS

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Application Deadline:

AUGUST 15, 2017

for SEPTEMBER 8 - DECEMBER 1, 2017 SEMESTER PROGRAM

DECEMBER 15, 2017

for JANUARY 19 - APRIL 13, 2018 SEMESTER PROGRAM

MAY 1, 2018

for MAY 15 - JUNE 6, 2018 FIRST IMMERSION PROGRAM 

JUNE 1, 2018 

for JUNE 12 - JULY 4, 2018 SECOND IMMERSION PROGRAM

AUGUST 15, 2018

for SEPTEMBER 7 - NOVEMBER 30, 2018 SEMESTER PROGRAM


MIAS STUDENT CATEGORIES 1989—2016

TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS = 1408

CATEGORIES

 

PERCENTAGE (%)

958 AFRICANS   68% AFRICANS
310 FOREIGN RESIDENTS   22% FOREIGN RESIDENTS
140 FOREIGNERS   10% FOREIGNERS

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