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Spend your summer abroad in South Africa! Study abroad in Stellenbosch—with AIFS.
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Program Type:
Study Abroad
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Program Overview

Program Description:

Spend the summer in the captivating city of Stellenbosch with AIFS and earn up to 7 credits. Live in the comfortable University Student Residence, in a double room with another participant in the program. Enjoy cultural activities such as sporting events, beach excursions, trips to local craft and food markets, a vineyard tour, and hiking trips. A 6-day trip along the famous Garden Route, and a 3-day trip to the beautiful West Coast National Park are included.

Students choose from four programs: a General Elective Program, designed to give students an introduction to and an overview of South African history, politics, art, literature, science, culture and business; a Health Care Program, designed to introduce students to the health care system in South Africa; a Doing Business in South Africa Program, designed to teach students about the unique institutional and policy conditions in Southern African countries; or a Learning for Sustainable Community Engagement Program, designed to help students develop an understanding of the world they live in.

Setting Description:
Spectacular mountain ranges surround Stellenbosch, the university town in the wine lands of the Western Cape. The elegant Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian houses that grace the oak tree-lined streets reflect the history of one of South Africa’s oldest towns. You’ll find interesting museums, open-air coffee shops, bistros and a thriving art scene; go further afield and you can hike through vineyards, orchards and mountain ranges. Study here and become part of a vibrant academic community with a tranquil and laid-back atmosphere.
AIFS is a premier provider of study abroad programs. Program fees cover tuition and housing, with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS Flight Packages with major airlines are also available.

Additional Program Information

Minimum 2.5 GPA for General Elective Program - Open to college freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Minimum 2.8 GPA for all other programs - Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.
Scholarships Description:
Please see website for deadlines and eligibility requirements.

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