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
Ghana Maymester Spring 2021 Dr. Minkah Makalani Priority Deadline - October 15th, 2020 Mid May 2021- Mid June 2021
New York Summer 1 Session Dr. Eric Tang Priority Deadline - December 21st, 2019

June 4th - June 11th  (at UT Austin)

June 14h - July 11th, 2020 (in New York)

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 Education Abroad

Health & Safety

Travel Tips

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