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SIT Uganda: Global Development Studies

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Program Information


Gulu, Uganda


Fall, Spring


English, Acholi

Minimum Language Requirement

None; however, you must take the host language as one of your courses.

Area of Focus

Social Sciences




Examine the effects of conflict in northern Uganda and how local communities are working with government, grassroots organizations, and international NGOs to foster peace, justice, economic development, and sustainable reconciliation. This program examines the origins of the conflict in northern Uganda; issues of identity construction in the Ugandan context; and ongoing efforts by Ugandans to advance peace for community building and reconciliation. You will also study the challenges associated with displacement, compare and contrast judicial and non-judicial systems of justice, and get a comparative look at post-genocide development during the excursion to neighboring Rwanda.

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Detailed information about this program, including courses, housing, and fees, is available on the program website.

In order to study abroad for credit, you must complete two applications. You will need to both apply to your program for admission (via the program website) and apply to Yale for approval to receive credit.

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