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University Study in South Africa—University of Cape Town

  • City: Cape Town
  • Term: Fall, Winter, Academic Year
  • Requirements: Students must have completed 3 semesters by time of departure
  • Instruction in: English
  • Students interested in: Afroamerican and African Studies; Communication Studies, Gender and Health, History, Humanities, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Cape Town is among the world’s most multicultural cities, blending together European, African, and Asian influences, which CGIS alumnus Matthew Hecker describes as “an entirely distinct, hybrid culture that is unique to The Cape.” The University of Cape Town in South Africa is consistently ranked as Africa’s top teaching and research institution, making this an ideal opportunity to study alongside South African students at this large, diverse, university in STEM, humanities, and social sciences. Take the opportunity to learn from a different perspective and explore the history and culture of this booming country. Live with students from across the globe in the international houses which provide an even wider, more global perspective.