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  • Locations: Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/06/2024 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 3 - Junior Program Type: Affiliated Program Provider
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3 Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Area(s) of Study: African American and African Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Theatre and Dance Click here for a definition of this term Estimated Cost of Attendance: $15,001 - $18,000
Program Description:

South Africa
CIEE Sustainability and Community Program in Stellenbosch, South Africa
The Sustainability and Community study abroad program at the CIEE Study Center at Stellenbosch University will provide you with both theoretical grounding and practical experience in urban studies, ecology, community, and sustainable living.

Through a combination of CIEE and Stellenbosch University courses, field-based experiential learning, and special activities organized by CIEE through its relationship with Stellenbosch University and its affiliated Sustainability Institute, you will learn firsthand about the issues and challenges impacting South Africa and the global community today while exploring and evaluating sustainable practices within specific community settings.

Study abroad in Stellenbosch and you will have access to:

  • Innovative CIEE and Stellenbosch University courses on issues and themes related to sustainability and community
  • Special CIEE pre-term Building Sustainable Communities module that allows students to live, study, and volunteer at the Sustainability Institute and interact with members of the associated eco-village community
  • CIEE field trips and excursions with a focus on ecology, natural resource management, community development, and sustainable agriculture
  • CIEE community service projects with historically disadvantaged communities around Stellenbosch, including opportunities with schools, NGOs, and public-health organizations
  • Special activities coordinated by CIEE through its partnership with the Sustainability Institute, including academic and experiential modules, guest lectures, and local activities that allow for firsthand exploration of the challenges facing global communities today
Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.