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Advisor or Instructor: Mary Carlsen (Semester II), Sharon Lane-Getaz (Semester I) Field of Study: African Studies, Communication, History, Liberal Arts, Psychology, Sociology
Department: OFFC Course Number: 165
Language of Instruction: English Program Host: CIEE
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior
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. 
 



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 Adviser:

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

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2017-2018 02/27/2017
03/16/2017 01/24/2017 06/16/2017
Fall 2017-2018 02/27/2017
03/16/2017 08/01/2017 12/01/2017
Year 2017-2018 02/27/2017
03/16/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2018-2019 03/01/2018 03/22/2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2018-2019 03/01/2018 03/22/2018 02/19/2018 06/15/2018
Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 03/22/2018 TBA TBA

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