Summer Programs

The Center for African Studies is deeply committed to being a valuable resource for Harvard’s students and faculty– across schools and disciplines – both on campus  and on the African Continent. Through immersive summer program offerings, CAS continues to expand opportunities for Harvard’s undergraduate students to gain cultural and professional experience, in both formal and informal settings.


Inspire Pre-College Summer Program TBA
Jospong Internship Program March 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm
Lebone II Summer Program Unavailable for Summer 2019
Maru-a-Pula Summer Program February 13th, 2019 at 3pm


Summer Program Opportunities

INSPIRE Pre-College Summer Program

INSPIRE brings talented underprivileged rising high school juniors and seniors between the ages of 15 and 18 years from African schools to Harvard’s two-week pre-college summer program.


Read more

Jospong Internship Program

The Jospong Internship program is a fully-funded program for Harvard University graduate students and Harvard and MIT undergraduates to work at the Jospong Group of Companies in Accra, Ghana.


Read more 

Lebone II Summer Program

The Lebone II Summer Program is an eight-week program that provides students the opportunity to live and work at the Lebone II – College of the Royal Bafokeng in Phokeng, South Africa.


Read more 

Maru-a-Pula Summer Program (MaP)

The Maru-a-Pula Summer Program is a fully-funded, eight-week summer opportunity to work and live at the Maru-a-Pula School in Gaborone, Botswana. 

Read more