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Rutgers Service Learning Programs

Below is a list of Service Learning Abroad programs offered through the Center for Global Education.  While all programs adhere to a common conceptual framework, they vary widely in location, length, course topics, and forms of community engagement.  Click on the title of each program for more information and to access its application.
 
 
Education, Culture, and Change in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Location: Johannesburg, Cape Town    
Community Partners: N'Kosi's Haven; Teboho Trust
Credits: 3
Length: 2 weeks
Language of Instruction: English
 
 
Women's Rights and Community Development in Ghana
  Location: Accra, Cape Coast
                                      Community Partners: African Women's Development Fund; Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment; ABANTU for Development; Point
Hope Refugee Camp
Credits: 6
Length: 5 weeks
Language of Instruction: English

 
Youth Artists and Activism in Senegal
         Location: Dakar, Senegal
                               Community Partners: Association Kaay Fecc; West African Research Center (WARC)
                         Credits: 3
Length: 2 weeks
Language of Instruction: English
 
 
Language Learning and Community Engagement
Location: Rosario, Argentina              
Community Partner: La Paz Elementary School                               
Credits: 3
Length: 3 weeks
Language of Instruction: Spanish

 
Health and Healthcare in the Brazilian Amazon (RU-Camden Program)
Location: Manaus, Brazil
Community Partner: Amizade
Credits: 3
Length: 13 days (embedded spring course)
Language of Instruction: English
 
 
Research in Action in Santo Domingo
                            Location: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic          
Community Partners: CENIFE; MUDHA
Credits: 6
Length: 4 weeks
Language of Instruction: Spanish; English
 
Culture and Community Health in Mexico
                               Location: Oaxaca, Mexico
 Community Partner: SURCO                                                                  
Credits: 6
Length: 4.5 weeks
Language of Instruction: English
 
Social Welfare System in China: Service Learning Practicum
Location: Beijing, China
Community Partners: Blue Sky Migrant School; New Citizens      
Project; Hospital 6
Credits: 6
Length: 4 weeks
Language of Instruction: English
 
Global Health and Service Learning in Thailand
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Community Partner: Mirror Foundation                                            
Credits: 3
Length: 2 weeks
Language of Instruction: English
 
CIEE: Social Justice and Diversité
Location: Paris, France                      
Community Partners: Le Club Barbès; Centre Cerise;
Paris Macadam; Elèves Décrocheurs         
Credits: 3
Length: Spring semester
Language of Instruction: French
 
Engaging Greece in Transition
                             Location: Thessaloniki
Community Partners: Melissa Girl's Orphanage; Thessaloniki
Jewish Cultural Center; St. Luke's Hospital 
Credits: 6
Length: 5.5 weeks
Language of Instruction: English; Greek
 
Romania's [R]Evolution: Service Learning Practicum
Location: Cluj-Napoca
Community Partners: Caritas Cluj; Estuar; ECCE Home;            
Ratiu Center for Democracy
Credits: 6
Length: 4 weeks
Language of Instruction: English