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  • Locations: Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy Program Type: External
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: African and Afri Amer Studies, Agri, Food & Life Sciences, American Studies, Art, Biology, Business (Economics), Business (Management), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Communication, Community Health Promotion, Creative Writing, Drama, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, Fine Art, Gender Studies, Graphic Design, Health Science, History, Humanities, International Relations, Journalism, Other Language, Philosophy, Plant Science, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester, Varies Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language of Instruction: English Open to non-U of A students?: No
Open to Graduate Students?: No Housing Options: Dorm
Program Description:

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Service Learning in South Africa
  • Earn up to 15 credits per semester studying abroad in Stellenbosch; no previous African language study is required.
  • Live in a university residence hall.
  • Study abroad and make a difference on this Learning for Sustainable Community Engagement Program (LSCE).
  • A limited number of students may participate in an AIFS Internship at Ardmore Ceramic Studio, Kwazulu Natal; interested students should contact the Resident Director once accepted to the LSCE Program.
  • Enjoy cultural and social activities such as a vineyard tour, a visit to Table Mountain, hiking, a sporting event, local music and food festivals and more; volunteer opportunities are also available.
  • Excursions include a 6-day tour along the Garden Route, a day trip to Cape Town and Robben Island, a trip to the Cape of Good Hope and Boulders Beach and a day trip to a specialty market with local food, craft beer and time to relax at the beach.
  • Optional excursions include a 3-day trip to the Cederberg Mountains and a 5-day visit to Addo Elephant Park and Breede River.
  • Tuition and transcripts provided by Stellenbosch University.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.