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
 
German is spoken in: Namibia
 
Spanish is spoken in: Equatorial Guinea, and Morocco