Education System Overview
In the 2015-2016 academic year, 281 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Senegal.
Academic year: October – July
Major school holidays/break:
- December – January
- July – October
Major exam period(s): June – July
Structure of the University System
Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years
The language of instruction in universities: French
Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate Senegal has adopted the Bologna Accord’s Bachelor’s-Masters-Doctorate (3–5–8 years) model.