AIFS Study Abroad in Stellenbosch, South Africa: Semester or Academic Year
Spend a semester or academic year in the captivating city of Stellenbosch, South Africa with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 15 credits per semester through a variety of courses at the University of Stellenbosch. Courses are taught in English.
Stellenbosch University offers a 20-hour, non-credit bearing Volunteerism and Community Engagement (VCE) program that will deepen your engagement with Stellenbosch while abroad. Over the course of 10 weeks, you will volunteer at a local school to help design an after-school activities program. Spring semester students may also volunteer to work with a non-profit organization at the Cape Town Carnival.
You’ll live in modern student residence halls at the heart of the University of Stellenbosch’s campus life. Residence halls offer single rooms with access to laundry facilities. You will also receive a meal allowance to subsidize the cost of purchasing meals and groceries.
Stellenbosch University’s ISOS-International Student Organization offers many events to help you experience South African culture. Exciting cultural excursions are also built into your program fee, including day trips to Cape Town and Robben Island, Cape of Good Hope and Boulder’s Beach, Table Mountain and to a local food market and beach. A once in a lifetime 6-day trip along the famous Garden Route is also included in your program fee.
Optional excursions include a 3-day trip to the Cederberg Mountains and a 5-day visit to Addo Elephant Park and Breede River.