CIEE Service-Learning Program in Cape Town, South Africa
Study abroad in Cape Town and you’ll experience a program that offers an integrated approach to learning and community involvement. The program enables you to be active in service, while giving you opportunities to reflect upon the complexities and challenges facing both Cape Town specifically and South Africa in general.
The program intends to meet the needs of local communities, helping foster civic responsibility while engaging students in a rigorous academic program of social research methodology, language study, and development studies.
Study abroad in Cape Town and you will:
Enroll in a fully integrated, holistic service program that combines coursework and service to the community with integrated activities designed to support the academic service-learning goals, both in and out of the classroom
Design and implement a capstone project based upon community needs and personal interest
Meet with and discuss current South African economic, social, and political challenges with experts in the field
Discover the rich history and culture of the South African people through visits to landmarks and sites of importance
** Programs may fill long before their final deadline.
* Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Later applications are always welcome, but colleges may need time to process your approval.