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A POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM

OVERVIEW AND PAST PARTICIPANTS

OVERVIEW

Schedule: 2016/2017

SEMESTER PROGRAM:

SEPTEMBER 16 - DECEMBER 9, 2016

SEMESTER PROGRAM:

JANUARY 13 - APRIL 7, 2017

FIRST IMMERSION PROGRAM:

MAY 16 - JUNE 7, 2017

SECOND IMMERSION PROGRAM:

JUNE 13 - JULY 5, 2017

SEMESTER PROGRAM:

SEPTEMBER 8 - DECEMBER 1, 2017

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, 2016

for SEPTEMBER 16 - DECEMBER 9, 2015 SEMESTER PROGRAM

DECEMBER 15, 2016

for JANUARY 13 - APRIL 7, 2017 SEMESTER PROGRAM

MAY 1, 2017

for MAY 16 - JUNE 7, 2017 FIRST IMMERSION PROGRAM 

JUNE 1, 2017 

for JUNE 13 - JULY 5, 2017 SECOND IMMERSION PROGRAM

AUGUST 15, 2017

for SEPTEMBER 8 - DECEMBER 1, 2017 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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