To assist American researchers in their works in Senegal, WARC provides research authorizations that are issued by the Ministry of Scientific Research. In order to obtain this authorization the researcher must submit his or her project proposal to WARC along with its expected duration.
HOUSING FOR SCHOLARS
Although housing is not provided, WARC does assist in finding housing facilities for researchers during their stay in Senegal. Travel & accomodation information: Our next announcement will include updated information on transportation, accommodation, banquet, excursions and WARA Symposium information.
For students who are planning to continue a higher education in the United States, WARC offers an Educational Advising Service (E.A.S.). This section of WARC provides students with all necessary information on required conditions and documentation when applying to schools and programs in the United States. Every Wednesday at 3:00 p.m a video supported session as well as a presentation are held on the American educational system. This assists students with the entire application procedure such as identifying various study programs and grant opportunities as well as for registration and visa issuance. New catalogues with information regarding registration procedures are available to students, as well as acceptance by the college or university (for a two-year post baccalaureate training program ).
A computer room completes documentation for the last contacts with admission officers. Candidates are allowed access to practice testing in order to prepare for exams such as the TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, USMLE, GED, APICS.
This assistance continues up to the preparation for the travel, through meeting with the consulate by providing useful tips for the interview.
COMPUTER TRAINING PROGRAM
Among its activities, a computer training program has been includeed since May 2001, in order to assist scholars to facilitate their research.
This progam will enable students and researchers to be initiated in computer science. The training is encompasses mainly three areas of computer science: WORD processing MS WORD, MS EXCEL spreadsheet, and INTERNET.
The center places special emphasis on these three areas that are considered to be the most essential in terms of computer science. The training is intended to deliver mastery of computer use for special purposes.
The Prometric Testing Center was established at WARC in 1998 and is the only permanent Center in the West African region. It has 3 work stations and a central administrative station. The Center receives about 30-40 candidates a month for different types of academic tests namely TOEFL, GMAT, GRE, etc...
It is managed by a test center manager (TCM) who is assisted by a dynamic and efficient staff of test center administrators (TCA) and proctors who are providing excellent testing conditions. The exam registrations and scheduling are made with Prometric South Africa.
WARC dispose en outre d'un service de traduction et de certification de tous documents spécialement ceux relatifs à l'éducation (diplômes, attestations, bulletins de notes ...). Pour cela il suffit de déposer votre document au niveau de la Bibliothèque qui se chargera de transmettre votre dossier et de vous fixer un rendez vous.