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  • Locations: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: St. Olaf College applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring with Interim, Year
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Field of Study: African Studies, Communication, History, Liberal Arts, Psychology, Sociology Language of Instruction: English
Course Number: 165 Program Host: CIEE
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior Minimum GPA: 3.0
Department: OFFC Advisor or Instructor: Mary Carlsen (Semester II), Sharon Lane-Getaz (Semester I)
Program Description:

Cape Town
CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Cape Town, South Africa

Near the southwestern most tip of Africa, Cape Town is all about the wonders of nature – and the fallout of a complicated history that make this a society in transition. Experience it all, with strong academics, links to Cape Town peers and communities, historical site visits, and time to explore on your own. It’s an experience that’s sure to stick with you for life.

Study abroad in Cape Town and you will:
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  • Connect with a South African family with a stay that lasts a semester or just three days.
  • Lend time and support to Cape Town people in need – students say it’s a pinnacle part of this experience.
  • Live and learn where natural beauty and outdoor fun are part of everyday life.
  • Visit local theater, music, and dance productions, museums, rural cooperatives, and cricket and rugby matches

Established in 1998, this program allows students to continue their studies while they explore contemporary South African society. Courses may be taken in all University of Cape Town faculties excluding health sciences and Law faculties. Areas of study include Afrikaans, economics, political studies, and environmental and geographical sciences. Students participate in cultural components, and are strongly encouraged to take part in community service.

University of Cape Town (UCT). Established as South African College in 1829, UCT is internationally recognized as one of Africa’s leading research universities, with beautiful grounds and attractive buildings. Campus includes a range of commercial, medical, recreational, and sporting facilities. UCT courses are taught by faculty from the University of Cape Town. The CIEE Intercultural Communications and Leadership course is taught by the CIEE Director of Experimental Learning and the Student Services Director.

 
Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 



Pre-Approved GE Credits
This is a list of pre-approved GE credits.  If you want other courses to be considered for GE credit, contact your St. Olaf Program Advisors, Sharon Lane-Getaz (Semester I) and Mary Carlsen (Semester II).

SOUTH AFRICA: ARTS AND SCIENCE (CIEE) APPROVED GE CREDITS


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/22/2018 07/10/2018 11/30/2018
Spring 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/22/2018 02/01/2019 06/16/2019
Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/22/2018 07/10/2018 06/16/2019

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This program is currently not accepting applications.