Our Gap Semester programs offer an immersion experience for those looking for a regional focus and a shorter calendar commitment.

East Africa Semester

A 10-week internship and home stay experience in Kigali, Rwanda

 

Next Departure:

Start:  Saturday, February 10, 2018

End:  Sunday, April 22, 2018

Program Fee:  $15,500

You will meet your cohort and a Kivu representative in Washington Dulles Airport.  You will receive a pre-departure training and briefing before traveling with your cohort to Kigali where you will be welcomed by our East Africa Director.  After a one-week on the ground orientation, you will begin your internship experience.  This expense includes all international travel from Washington Dulles Airport.  Pre-departure training , room and board, local transportation, weekend activities, travel to Uganda for your professionally guided rafting trip on the Nile River, weekly mentorship, home stay and internship placement, local orientation.

Not included:  Domestic travel to Dulles for departure.  Domestic travel from Dulles to your home at the end of the program.  Required Yellow Fever vaccination. Recommended malaria pills.  Passport application or renewal if not updated.  Independent Travel expenses and personal spending beyond the stipend given for local transportation needs and KIVU sponsored weekend activities.

South America Semester

A 10-week internship and home stay experience in Santiago, Chile

Next Departure:

Start:  Wednesday, February 21, 2018

End:  Saturday, April 28, 2018

Program Fee:  $15,300

You will meet your cohort and a KIVU representative in Miami Airport.  You will receive a pre-departure training and briefing before traveling with your cohort to Santiago where you will be welcomed by our Latin America Director.  After a one-week on the ground orientation, you will begin your internship experience. This expense includes all international travel from Miami Airport.  Pre-departure training, room and board, local transportation, weekend activities, weekly mentorship, home stay and internship placement, local orientation.

Not included:  Domestic travel to departure city.  Domestic travel home at the end of the program from US arrival city.  Passport application or renewal if not updated.  Independent Travel expenses and personal spending beyond the stipend given for local transportation needs and KIVU sponsored weekend activities.    

ENROLLMENT FOR THE spring SEMESTER IS NOW OPEN!