African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

AADS coordinates faculty-led study abroad programs to Nicaragua, Ghana, and Brazil as well as domestic study programs in Los Angeles—experiences that allow students to engage with global Blackness.

Programs, Dates, and Deadlines:

Program Term Instructor Application Due Date Program Dates
Los Angeles, CA Spring 2019 Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones. December 7th , 2018 January 22nd - May 14th
Ghana Maymester Spring 2019 Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones December 12th , 2018 May 29th - June 21st ( Leave U.S. 5/28, Arrive in Accra 5/29 - Leave Accra 6/21, Arrive in the U.S. 6/22)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil TBD Dr. Marcelo Paixão TBD TBD
Bluefields, Nicaragua  TBD Dr. Edmund T. Gordon TBD TBD

Financial Resources

UT Resources - Information on scholarships, financial aid, fundraising, planning & budgeting, and more.

Global Assist - AADS scholarships will be posted at this link.

Diversity Abroad

Additional Resources

UT Study Abroad

Health & Safety

Travel Tips

Passport (Students who have applied and been accepted into a program will need a passport for international travel.)