Akoma Ntoaso

Fees and Timeline

What is included in your fee?

The fee for the Akoma Ntoaso program is 2,800$ (USD). This fee will be payable after your acceptance to the program, and it covers program-related costs including:

Administration and Accommodations

  • Visa and flight planning assistance
  • Transport:
    • Airport pickup and drop off
    • Transport for cultural immersion trips
    • Transport for Accra city tour
  • Four weeks of housing accommodations
  • Use of University facilities (pool, gym, etc)
  • Daily lunch

Service Learning Academic Program

  • Classroom lectures by a UG professor
  • Onsite service learning activities
  • Final exam and grading

Cultural Immersion and Activities

  • Community led cooking classes 
  • Ghanaian dance lessons
  • Accra City Tour (Gate fees included)
  • Accra nightlife experiences
  • Cultural trips to Nzulezu and Kewunor
  • Day excursions to Cape Coast Castle and Bojo Beach

Airfare, vaccination/medication costs, insurance, and visa application fees are not included in the program fee. Students will be expected to pay for these prior to their arrival in Ghana. Don’t worry though - our experienced team will be there to help and guide you through all of these processes!

Program Timeline

While the Akoma Ntoaso Program takes place in the Summer of 2021, we will help you get prepared well in advanced.

  • October 1, 2020: applications open for the Akoma Ntoaso Summer Exchange program


  • January 31, 2021: application deadline! All applications must be submitted by 11:59pm (GMT)


  • February: all applicants will be notified with their decision


  • March-May: travel arrangements, visa applications, and vaccination (we'll help with these!)


  • May-June: pre-flight orientation


  • June 29-30: arrive in Ghana


  • July 1: in-country orientation and bonding session



  • July 31: Send off and return home

Application deadline: January 31

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Program Quick Facts

Apply by:

January 31

Program Dates:

July 1 - 31, 2021


Be 18 years or older and proficient in English

Program Fee: 2,800$ (USD)