Action Amideast: Social Innovation Abroad

Study & work in a volunteer placement in Tunis!
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Academic Overview

  • Colloquial Tunisian Arabic (1 credit)
  • Community-Based Learning Course (3 credits)
  • Volunteer Placement (2 credits)

Social Innovation Abroad

This program has a front-loaded, 15 contact-hour crash course in Tunisian Arabic, together with Amideast Education Abroad's Community-Based Learning (CBL) course, a 45 contact-hour course about contemporary Tunisia that helps students contextualize their worksite experiences.

To complete the experience, students will have a work placement of approximately 150 total hours with a Tunisian organization specialized in a field related to Tunisia's post-revolutionary social, economic, and/or political life. Placements are available in English, French, or Arabic.

Program Costs and Calendars

Visit our Program Brochure for up-to-date costs, calendars, and more.


Please see our Resources page for more information on housing & meals, student handbooks, course syllabi, and more!