Uganda Studies Program
At Uganda Christian University in Mukono, participants study and live with East African students and participate in homestays with Ugandan families. Lectures, research, worship, and a service projects help students experience daily life as a member of Ugandan society. Former participants appreciate being stretched and confronted with new perspectives on this powerful program!
- Sophomores, juniors, and seniors
- 2.75 GPA or higher
- Courses may meet major or general education requirements.
- Courses will appear on Messiah transcripts with letter grades.
- Students will meet their third language/cross-cultural requirement by participating in this program. Students will not earn 3 credits, rather the requirement will be waived.
Messiah tuition, room and board.
- tuition, housing, meals
- educational excursions
- pre-departure and re-entry orientation
Note: additional fees students may encounter include (but are not limited to) transportation, visas, passports, immunizations, and course fees, including additional fees for students choosing to enroll in the Special Topics course.
NOTE: STUDENTS COMPLETING THEIR SOCIAL WORK SENIOR FIELD EXPERIENCES THROUGH UGANDA STUDIES PROGRAM WILL BE ASSESSED ADDITIONAL FEES.
Explore possible scholarships for this program.
Messiah Pre-Approval Deadlines
- Fall - December 1
- Spring – April 1
Uganda Studies Program Deadline
- Fall - June 1
- Spring - December 1