AFRI-R101: Beginning Kinyarwanda


Course Description

Did you know Indiana’s second largest immigrant and refugee population are Kinyarwanda speakers? That IU has long-standing connections with people and institutions in Rwanda through the award-winning, student-led program Books & Beyond, as well as through curriculum-linked courses, and study abroad? Kinyarwanda is a Bantu language spoken by 20 million people around the world. It is the national language of Rwanda and is also spoken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in southern Uganda. It’s closely related to a language spoken in Tanzania and Burundi, as well. Learn Kinyarwanda and become involved in these and other opportunities, or prepare for a career in areas such as international business, government, health, non-government organizations, or international law!