University of Ghana, Legon (CRJ 172/ CRJ 250)
Ghana, West Africa

Program Overview July 12 - July 24, 2023

The Division of Criminal Justice plans an exciting study and travel opportunity for summer 2023 to explore the vibrant, peaceful and culturally enriching nation of Ghana in West Africa.

The trip will examine comparative perspectives of law, justice, international human rights, and community justice and response to violence, as well as restorative justice and conflict-resolution processes. This is a life-changing opportunity for students to immerse in a diverse, rich African culture, while receiving three units of credit for CRJ 172 or CRJ 250. Visits will include the Ghanaian capital of Accra and the historic towns of Cape Coast and Kumasi.


Cost: $2,882

Included in cost:

  • 3 units towards CRJ 172 or CRJ 250
  • Travel insurance
  • In-country transportation
  • Accommodations
  • All excursions (City tour, Cape Coast Castle, King’s Palace, and Kente Village)

*Cost does not include round-trip airfare from the United States.

Academic Credit

Receive credit for: 

CRJ 172 – Comparative Criminal Justice Systems or CRJ 250 – Comparative Analysis of the Criminal Justice System

Open to undergraduate students, graduate students and the community.

Prerequisites: none

Contact Information

Dr. Nicole Fox

Alpine 211

Dr. Ernest Uwazie

Alpine 137

Info Sessions:

Online (Via Zoom)
  • September 20, 2022 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)
  • October 5, 2022 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)
  • November 1, 2022 (12:00 1:00 p.m.)
In-Person (ALP 154)
  • November 16, 2022 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)

Please contact Gabe Hernandez to RSVP.