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Language of Instruction: Afrikaans, English, IsiXhosa Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Minimum Class Standing: Junior Pre-requisite Subjects: Volunteer experience, Independent research experience
Field of Study: Economics, Education, English, Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies, International Studies, Markets and Culture, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies SMU Abroad Application Cycle: August 15-October 1 for Spring, November 15-March 1 for Fall
Program Description:

Cape Town
CIEE Service-Learning Program in Cape Town, South Africa 
Learn by doing! CIEE’s Service-Learning program lets you be of service while exploring the complexities and challenges facing Cape Town and the entire South African region – like hunger, government corruption, and violence. Work with local communities, learn civic responsibility, and engage in rigorous academics, including social-research methodology, language study, and development studies. Plus, you’ll discover the rich history and culture of the South African people through visits to landmarks and sites of historical importance – and much more.

Study abroad in Cape Town and you will:
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  • Enroll in a fully integrated, holistic service program that combines coursework and service to the community with integrated activities designed to support the academic service-learning goals, both in and out of the classroom
  • Design and implement a capstone project based upon community needs and personal interest
  • Meet with and discuss current South African economic, social, and political challenges with experts in the field
  • Discover the rich history and culture of the South African people through visits to landmarks and sites of importance
Find out more.

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




 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

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