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 New York City and Los Angeles—experiences that allow students to engage with global Blackness.

Programs, Dates, and Deadlines:

Program Term Instructor Application Due Date Program Dates
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 *Final* Deadline - March 2nd, 2020

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.)