Through the Swahili Language & Culture program in Zanzibar, Tanzania provides students with a unique setting to explore issues of religion, ethnicity, race, gender, class, and politics in East Africa. Offered during Summer term, students will study at the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA), the premier public higher education institution in Zanzibar. The program includes a Student Language Partner Program in which foreign students are matched with Swahili-speaking students for conversation exchanges. Students take one course on the political and cultural history of Zanzibar and East Africa as well as one Swahili language course. During their time in Tanzania, students live with local families.