Program Details

Semester in South Africa has two semester options, with one beginning in January and and the other in July. You will be able to find a study abroad program that fits with your schedule.
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Get transported to Stellenbosch, the ideal (and oldest) college town in South Africa, which is a true melting pot of cultures and languages. You’ll stroll the oak-lined streets, meet other students at hip bars and cafés, and hike up the mountains beyond the town for a gorgeous, panoramic view. On Semester in South Africa, you’ll study at Stellenbosch University, a premiere university in the nation. Stellenbosch is located in the heart of the Cape Winelands, one of the best wine regions thanks to the warm Mediterranean climate and rich soil. Participate in dozens of clubs, take on a service learning project, or try sailing or rugby. Semester in South Africa is the perfect opportunity to embark on unique adventures.

Setting Description:
Semester in Stellenbosch is located in Stellenbosch, South Africa, nestled in the foothills of Hottentots-Holland mountain range. It is a rolling wineland, sheltered in the Jonkershoek valley flanked by soaring mountains on all sides. Stellenbosch is the center of the South African wine industry, viticulure, and viticulture research. Summers are dry and warm while winters are cool and rainy, but you'll rarely see snow in this gorgeous locale! After Cape Town, Stellenbosch is the second oldest European settlement in the province. Stellenbosch is known as the City of Oaks due to the large number of oak trees that abound in the area. This friendly town will offer a variety of activities! Stellenbosch has a comfortable population of just over 110,000, giving it a city-feel without feeling crowded. However, if you ever want a faster pace, all the excitement of Cape Town is only a quick 30-minute bus ride away! South Africa is perfect for you whether you are looking for a scenic walk or a
For current prices and dates please visit the CISabroad website.

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