Study Abroad in Gaborone, Botswana
Take courses in English in African Studies, Business, Economics, History, International Relations, Literature, Political Science and other disciplines plus Internships during a semester with AIFS in Gaborone, Botswana. By including your tuition, housing, meals, airfare and cultural activities in one guaranteed price, AIFS makes it simple for you to live and study in Botswana and experience all that this unique African city has to offer.
Botswana is a middle income country that has seen rapid growth over the past 40 years mainly due to the mining industry. The country exports more diamonds by value than any other country. It also exports beef to Europe. Tourism, financial services and subsistence farming are other important sectors of the economy.
The capital of Botswana, Gaborone is the economic hub as well as headquarters of Government Ministries, Parliament, the House of Chiefs and most international organizations and embassies. It is a modern city with interesting markets, good hotels, shopping malls, restaurants and clubs which offer live music by local artists.
More than 400 international students study at the University from other African countries and the rest of the world. The American student population is small, which means all AIFS students have the opportunity to develop friendships with African students and students from other countries.