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  • Locations: Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Program Terms: IOP Fall, IOP Spring, IOP Year (academic)
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UCM Deadline Campus Decision Date Start Date End Date
IOP Spring 2020 09/09/2019
**
Rolling Admission 01/17/2020 06/03/2020
IOP Fall 2020 05/07/2020 ** Rolling Admission 07/10/2020 11/19/2020
IOP Year (academic) 2020-2021 05/07/2020 ** Rolling Admission 07/10/2020 06/15/2021
IOP Spring 2021 09/07/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed. If the deadline has recently passed, you may wish to complete the Extension Request Form for a possible extension.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.20 Click here for a definition of this term Class standing: 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Language of instruction: English Housing options: Dormitory / affiliated residences
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of study: Art studio, Biological sciences, Business administration, Economics, English, Environmental studies, Film and media studies, History, International studies, Philosophy, Political science, Psychology, Sociology
Program Description:

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Service Learning in South Africa
Spend the semester or academic year in Stellenbosch with AIFS. Earn up to 15 credits through the Global Service Learning Program at Stellenbosch University.

The Global Service Learning Program is comprised of 90 class hours and 45 hours of on-site community engagement. Students take the 9-credit Global Service Learning course plus one or two courses from the Full Curriculum Program or the General Education Program. Courses are taught in English.

This program develops your understanding of the historical background and current issues impacting community life and in South Africa, in addition to giving you firsthand experience working on a service learning project within the local community.

Live in double rooms in the university residence hall. You will receive breakfast daily in your residence hall, as well as welcome and farewell meals hosted by the University.

Cultural and social activities include:
  • Wine or beer craft tastings
  • Hiking
  • Visits to Cape Town and Table Mountain, the Cape of Good Hope and Robben Island
  • 3-day West Coast excursion.
An optional, 6-day Garden Route excursion is also available to AIFS students.
 
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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.