What is the cost of the program?
The total cost of the Zambia Program will be approximately $8,000. This includes Cornell tuition (4 credits), visa, airfare, room and board for 8 weeks, immunizations, personal expenses and a Peace Corps excursion.
Where would I live?
Students will be living with home stay families for their first 4 weeks in Lusaka. Family homes are comfortable, with showers, western toilets, and sinks. For the second 4 weeks, students will live in group housing together in a local hostel.
What is there to do during my free time?
Lusaka is a thriving city with great cultural activities and places to visit. Students going to the markets, cultural villages, restaurants, sports events, festivals, and more. Students can also take their weekends to visit a nearby elephant orphanage, game parks, and more.
Are there any prerequisites for this program?
Yes - all students must have taken NS 2600: Introduction to Global Health to participate in this program. Additionally, students will be required to enroll in NS 4620 (1 credit pre-departure seminar) in the spring semester.