Rocky Hills of Gaborone

Global Health Perspectives: Botswana
May 8 - 24, 2016
Application · Budget Sheet

Learn about health care in another country! Students will learn the similarities and differences between Botswana and the United States, and be given the opportunity to visit universities that provide health studies so they can learn the scope of practices of health care professions in another country. Students will also have to opportunity to meet with local students and develop an understanding of their learning experiences in the country. Also included will be visits to museums and sites that will expand their knowledge of African culture.

  • COHP 390: Global Health Perspectives (3 credits)

Estimated Cost of Study Abroad Experience:

  • Program cost: $2,015. Includes ground transportation, lodging, tours, and insurance.
  • Airfare:  $1,800. Costs may vary by traveler.
  • Tuition: $392 per credit, undergraduate junior/senior rate.
  • Estimated Total Cost (with 3 credits): $4,991.00

Not included in estimated cost:

  • Passport
  • Required textbooks and supplies
  • Meals
  • internet, telephone, texting
  • Laundry
  • Personal expenses

Please contact faculty for detail of expenses related to this program.

Tuition rate for freshman/sophomore participants is $382 per credit hour.

Students will stay in dormitories and/or guest lodges.

May 8: Depart Grand Rapids, Michigan
May 9: Arrive Gaborone, Botswana
May 10 – 16: Gaborone

  • Princess Marina Hospital
  • University of Botswana, Health Sciences College
  • National Museum and Art Gallery
  • Ecological Park
  • Gaborone Game Reserve

May 17: Travel to Francistown
May 18 – 22: Francistown

  • Supa Ngwao Museum
  • Institute of Health Sciences
  • Nyangebwe Referral Hospital
  • University of Botswana

May 23: Depart Francistown, Botswana
May 24: Arrive Grand Rapids, Michigan

Sheila MacEachron, VFS-405 A
(231) 591-2319