OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

CIEE: South Africa, University of Cape Town

Program Administrator: 
CIEE
Country: 
South Africa
Host Institution: 

University of Cape Town

Location: 

Situated on the southern tip of Africa, Cape Town is a vibrant multi-cultural city with a rich selection of day and night activities. Water sports, mountaineering, nightclubs, and restaurants are readily available. The city is also a microcosm of the challenges facing many African countires in transition: how to successfully operate within a global economy while at the same time grappling with the vast socio-economic inequalities that are the legacy of the colonial and apartheid past. CIEE offers three programs: Summer Community Development and Social Justice: Theory & Practice, Arts & Sciences and Service Learning.

Duration: 
Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Summer
Summer/Fall Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US and International Students
Housing: 
Residence Hall
Host Family
Apartment
Requirement: 

Minimum 3.0 GPA. Junior standing and above. Coursework in African studies recommended. Volunteer experience.

OSU Study Abroad Program Deadlines

Deadlines for OSU Study Abroad Programs:

  • Summer Programs: March 15
  • Fall, Year-Long Programs: April 15
  • Winter/Spring Semester Programs: October 15
  • Spring Term Programs: November 15

Programs may have alternative deadlines or extend deadlines. Confirm with your program advisor.

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Contact: 
Program Details: 

Visit the CIEE website for more details.

Click here for a presentation from an OSU student that participated in this program.

Academic emphasis: 
Accountancy
Anthropology
Art
Biology
Botany
Chemical Eng.
Chemistry
Civil Eng.
Computer Sci.
Con. Eng. Mgt
Earth Science
Ecological Eng.
Economics
Elec. & Comp. Eng.
English
Ethnic Studies
Geology
History
Interior Design
Mechanical Eng.
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Women Studies


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