Cape Town

South Africa

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Don’t miss the once-in-a-lifetime chance to study abroad in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities on Earth—recently named the #1 place to go by The New York Times.

But there’s more to Cape Town than its beauty—its dynamic society is ever-changing and growing, and you can witness it first-hand. We know you’ll agree that your Cape Town study abroad experience will make you feel like you’re on top of the world and we can help you get there, whether that means interning full-time, studying health, or immersing yourself through direct enrollment at the University of Cape Town.

Immerse yourself in South African culture and explore one of the most diverse environments in the world with one of our Cape Town study abroad programs!

Programs

Cape Town - Health, Culture & Development

Cape Town
,
South Africa
Length: 
Spring 2019, Fall 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$19,100
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Cape Town - University Of Cape Town

Cape Town
,
South Africa
Length: 
Spring 2019, Fall 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$19,100
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Cape Town Summer - Health Studies

Cape Town
,
South Africa
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$7,400
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Cape Town Summer – Internship

Cape Town
,
South Africa
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$4,850
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Cape Town's Top Five

Hit the Beach(es)!

Cape Town has miles of coastline and beautiful white sand beaches. Clifton and Camps Bay beaches are some of our favorites!

See the Waves Crash Against Cape Point

stand on the most southwesterly point in Africa and enjoy the spectacular clifftop views. If you're lucky, you may see an ostrich or baboon!

Meet the Penguins

You'll come face to face with adorable residents of Boulders Beach!

Relax in Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

Nestled at the foot of Table Mountain, this spectacular garden is the perfect spot to enjoy a picnic, catch an outdoor concert, or just take a contemplative walk.

Climb Table Mountain

No stay in Cape town is complete without taking in the views from the top of this iconic mountain. If the hike up sounds too daunting, you can take a leisurely ride to the top of the cableway.

Take a Virtual Tour

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The Latest from Cape Town

Apr 8 11:50am
Cape Town

A Conversation On Nationality and Identity

by Ameer

Identity is such an interesting concept because not only is it defined differently for everyone, but it influences the ways of life for many people, if not all. Generally speaking, identity is defined as the fact of being who or what a person or thing is. Identity is important for some regarding religion, race, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, class, and many other aspects of life.

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Apr 4 9:22am
Cape Town

9 Signs You Studied Abroad in South Africa

by IES Abroad

There’s no denying it, studying abroad in South Africa changed your life in the big ways you perceive the world and the little day-to-day habits that you still can’t break even after you’ve returned home.

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Mar 21 12:57pm
Cape Town

My Trip to Ghana!

by Nia

This past week, I had the pleasure of traveling to Accra, Ghana with my home school, Howard University. I am a part of the fourth cohort of the Global Trilateral MBA Program, which connects students at multiple institutions around the world as we engage on consulting projects for real companies. In this case, we worked with Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) in Beijing, China as we provided advice for Chocolate Clothes.

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Mar 13 11:03am
Cape Town

Tips for Prioritizing Responsibilities While Abroad

by Ameer

Studying abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! It should be full of laughter, memorable experiences, growth, and many other things. While studying abroad is incredible, it is also important to remain cognizant of responsibilities during your time in a different country. The utilization of a planner and calendar are key for a successful semester or year abroad!

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Mar 13 10:58am
Cape Town

Representation of Black Americans Internationally

by Ameer

Prior to my arrival in Cape Town, South Africa, I spent some time thinking about what experiences I would encounter abroad as an African-American man. I spent time thinking about this because I am extremely passionate about the representation of African-Americans both domestically and internationally. This has influenced my decision to use my love for storytelling to impact the African-American community positively in a global context.

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