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

AADS coordinates faculty-led study abroad programs to Nicaragua, Ghana as well as a domestic study program and San Francisco -- experiences that allow students to engage with global Blackness. Students can also participate in cross-listed programs to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil through LLILAS.

Programs, Dates, and Deadlines:

Program Term Instructor Application Due Date Program Dates
Los Angeles, CA Spring 2018 Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones. October 10th, 2017 January 16th - May 11th
Bluefields, Nicaragua  Summer 2017 Dr. Edmund T. Gordon, Dr. Juliet Hooker, and Dr. Charles Hale  December 1st, 2016 July 3rd - August 5th
Ghana Maymester Spring 2018 Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones November 1, 2017 May 22nd - June 15th 
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Summer 2017 Dr. Joao Vargas February 28, 2017 June 8th - July 17th

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.)