Languages

Students obtaining a certificate must have two years of language study. They can choose one of Pitt's African languages or one of several European languages spoken in Africa.

 

African languages taught at Pitt:

 

Swahili is spoken in: Comoro Islands, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, Malawi, Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zanzibar, and Zambia

 

Arabic is spoken in: Algeria, Comoros, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan, and Tunisia

 

Amharic is spoken in: Ethiopia 

European languages taught at Pitt:

 

French is spoken in: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Seychelles, Togo, and Tunisia

 

Portuguese is spoken in: Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Principe, and Sao Tome

 

 

See Language courses