South Africa: CIEE: Cape Town, Arts and Sciences

Semester: Fall, Spring
Program Provider: CIEE
Language of Instruction: English

  • Full-time enrollment in 3 - 4 courses (15 – 18 U.S. credits equivalent to 70 - 82 HEQF credits at the University of Cape Town) 
  • One HEQD credit equls .222 U.S. semester credits so a 12 and 18 HEQF credits equals 2.5 and 4 U.S. credits, respectively
  • At least one course must have specific African content or offer an African perspective
  • Elective courses in Afrikaans, African Studies, Economics, Gender Studies, History, Sociology, History, Political Studies, Religious Studies, Social Anthropology, and Sociology
  • Students may take all University of Cape Town (UCT) courses or a combination of UCT and the CIEE Study Center courses

Foreign Language Courses:None
Housing: Residence halls, shared off-campus apartments, and homestays (limited availability)
Academic Calendar: Fall semester (mid-July - mid-November); Spring semester (late January - early June) 

Internship option: No
Learn More: Penn State Program Page | CIEE Program Page

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