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  • Locations: Tunis, Tunisia
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AMIDEAST 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 02/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Middle Eastern Studies Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Study Abroad, Volunteer Abroad
Program Description:


Ahlan wa Sahlan!

This is a distinctive summer education abroad opportunity for students to engage in community-based learning in a Tunisian workplace. The program includes a study component in Tunisian Colloquial Arabic and a service learning component through a Community-Based Learning course. Applicants do not need prior Arabic study, knowledge of the region, or study abroad experience to participate in this program. Service learning placements are available for students who speak English, French, and/or Arabic.


Academic Overview

  • Colloquial Tunisian Arabic (1 credit)
  • Community-Based Learning (3 credits)
  • Placement (2 credits)


Social Innovation Abroad

This program has a front-loaded, 15 contact-hour crash course in Tunisian Arabic, together with AMIDEAST Education Abroad's Community-Based Learning (CBL) course, a 45 contact-hour course about contemporary Tunisia that helps students contextualize their worksite experiences. To complete the experience, students will have a work placement of approximately 150 total hours with a Tunisian organization specialized in a field related to Tunisia's post-revolutionary social, economic, and/or political life. Placements are available in English, French, or Arabic.