- Shared room in International Students Hostel with option of living with a Ghanaian student.
- Meal stipend is provided each semester (used to purchase food from local chop bars, cafeterias & restaurants or to prepare your own meals.)
- 3 Organized trips are included in ISEP benefits:
- Cape Coast Castle & Kakum National Park (see pictures below)
- Kumasi Cultural Center, Bonwire Kente Cloth Weaving Village, Ahwiaa Wood Carving Village, Manyhia Palace Museum, & Kumasi Central Market
- Volta Lake & Akosombo Dam
- Optional trips to the northern region are organized by ISEP Resident Director – ISEP students may participate on a fee paid basis.
Sports & Recreation
- Ample opportunities to participate in team sports such as basketball, swimming, volleyball and soccer.
- Participation on these teams often includes travel to other West African countries or other cities in Ghana for competition.
Volunteer & Independent Study Opportunities
- There are also many opportunities for volunteer work in the many NGO’s, orphanages, schools, hospitals, etc. in Ghana.
- Previous ISEP Students have volunteered for the following:
Center for Democratic Development
Osu Children’s Home
La Bawalashie Junior Secondary School
University of Ghana PrimarySchool
Buduburam Refugee Camp
International Federation of Woman Lawyers
University Hospital Baby Clinic
New Horizon Special School
Liberian Refugee Camp – Adult Literacy
Independent Study - $300 fee if academic credit is to be awarded.
- Embassy of Ghana http://www.ghanaembassy.org/
- Ghanaian Online Newspapers http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/ghana.htm
- Ghana Web http://www.ghanaweb.com/
U.S. State Department Consular Information Sheet for Ghana http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1124.html
U.S. State Department Background Notes on Ghana