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 and 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)
New York, NY Summer 2019 Dr. Eric Tang December 21st, 2018 (First Round Applicants) and February 15th, 2019 (Second Round Applicants) Mid June - Mid July
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.)