Program Summary & Location
The summer program in South Africa will be hosted by Stellenbosch University. Stellenbosch's Summer School is a four-week program where UW-Eau Claire students can choose to enroll in one of three tracks: General Elective Programme, Doing Business in Southern Africa, or Public Health. Past Summer Schools have enrolled approximately 100 students. Known as the Rainbow Nation, South Africa is a society in transition. You can experience several aspects of this fascinating country through classroom study and academic field trips.
Stellenbosch University was founded in 1866 and is now recognized as one of the four top research universities in South Africa. It is home to approximately 29,000 students (roughly 19,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate students). Stellenbosch University is multilingual institution with instruction primarily in Afrikaans and English. It lies in the picturesque Jonkershoek Valley in the heart of the Western Cape winelands. This university town is home to 90,000 residents (excluding students) and is located about 30 miles from Cape Town, the second largest city in South Africa.
All courses on the summer program are taught in English. To learn more about the program, click here
To learn about eligibility requirements, academic course offerings, how courses transfer back to UW-Eau Claire, and the academic calendar, click the following button:
Academics - South Africa: Stellenbosch Summer
To see more on what resources they provide and special notes on the program, click on the following button:
Support - South Africa: Stellenbosch
Housing & Meals
You will stay in double rooms in a Stellenbosch University residence hall. It is basic, but comfortable. Bedding is provided. You will be responsible for preparing your own meals.
By clicking on the following term, you will find more information on program costs. If the term you want to go abroad is not listed, please see the most recent term and add 7% to your estimate to factor in exchange rate fluctuations and tuition increases. Click on the buttons below to view that term's cost estimate.
Learn More & How To Apply
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