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Summer Study Abroad
(2012 & 2014)

Members of the Maasai Tribe
Meet the Maasai tribe

Solitare bench on pristine white beach
Get To Know Zanzibar

"One of East Africa’s great trading centres, the archipelago has been for centuries a crossroads of culture, a melting pot of influences where Africa, India and Arabia meet...Zanzibar’s major attraction is Stone Town, with its whitewashed, coral-rag houses, quaint shops, bazaars, mosques, courtyards and squares. Another draw card is its spectacular sea, edged by fine, white-sand beaches." Lonely Planet; Zanzibar is one of the most exotically beautiful places in the world: See this New York Times article about Zanzibar.


Student Comments
This trip changed my life in a way that can never be compared.
--Tiana Teague, Communication Major

Panel Features Study Abroad Alumni Experiences, The Poly Post, November 20, 2012


This fascinating Study Abroad program will give students a superb opportunity to explore the natual beauty and examine the history, politics,and culture of Tanzania and Zanzibar. Zanzibar was the biggest slave trading post in East Africa. Students will learn about the Zanzibar slave trade among other topics.


Mikumi National Park (two-day safari) Mikumi Video
  • Kariokoo Market (Dar es Salaam)
  • Tanzanian National Musuem (Dar es Salaam)
  • Village Museum Dar es Salaam
  • University of Dar es Salaam
  • Kaole Ruins (Bagamoyo)
  • Crocodile Sanctuary (Bagamoyo)
  • Slave Trade Entreport and Port of Bagamoyo
  • St. Monica Church Slave Trading Depot (Zanzibar)
  • Stone Town (Zanzibar)
  • Prison Island (Zanzibar: see oldest tortoises in the world)
  • Spice Island Tour (Zanzibar)
  • Palace Memorial (Zanzibar)
  • Central Market, Old Fort, Ng’ambo, Darajani Creek (Zanzibar)
  • House of Wonder (Beit el Jaib, Zanzibar)
  • Said Sayyid Memorial (Zanzibar)
  • Dolphin Adventure (Zanzibar: swim with dolphins in the Indian Ocean)

    Dar es Salaam: Sunrise Beach Resort

    Zanzibar: The Tembo House

    Approximate Cost: $4,500.00
    Program Cost: includes tuition, lodging, food, visa, student travel insurance.
    Interest Session: TBA
    Meeting Location: Building 1, Room 104

    Financial Aid available for those who are eligible.
    Contact: Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
    Cal Poly Pomona University
    (909) 869-3706

    Earn 4-units of credit in: CLS 362: "International Field Studies in Tanzania"

    Open to ALL Majors 

    For More Information:
    Dr. Renford Reese       
    Political Science Department
    E-mail: rrreese@cpp.edu  


    For Administrative Issues:
    Laura Lee
    Study Abroad, International Center
    Bldg. 1, Rm 104
    Telephone: (909) 869-4682
    E-mail: llee@cpp.edu