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  • Locations: Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: SIU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 12/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 06/20/2019 07/24/2019
Summer 2020 06/15/2020 06/15/2020 06/18/2020 07/27/2020

** 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.
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Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Africana Studies, Art, Biological Sciences, Cinema and Photography, Economics, Engineering, Other*, English, Environmental Studies, Geography and Environmental Resources, Geology, History, International Studies, Linguistics, Marketing, Philosophy, Political Science, Radio-Television, Service-Learning*, Social Work, Sociology Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Residence Hall Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3 Click here for a definition of this term Type of Experience: *Study Abroad, Volunteer/Service-Learning
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct/Program Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer
Click here for a definition of this term Applicants: SIUC Students Only Click here for a definition of this term Sponsor: AIFS
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Service Learning Program
Spend the summer in Stellenbosch with AIFS. Earn 8 credits through the Global Service Learning Program at Stellenbosch University.

You'll take Introduction to South Africa's Political History for 2 credits and Global Service Learning for 6 credits. 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.