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 2018 Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones. October 10th, 2017 January 16th - May 11th
Ghana Maymester Spring 2018 Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones November 1, 2017 May 22nd - June 14th 
New York, NY Summer 2018 Dr. Eric Tang January 28, 2018 June 7th - July 12th
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Summer 2018 Dr. Marcelo Paixão February 11, 2018 June 18th - July 31st
Bluefields, Nicaragua  CANCELLED Dr. Edmund T. Gordon CANCELLED CANCELLED

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.)