Experience South Africa through unique learning engagements

Short Study Abroad Programmes
22 June-18 July 2020

South African

Socio-Economic Realities

Learn about the transition from apartheid from democracy in South Africa and the contemporary South African socio-economic challenges and realities

Community service learning

Community service learning with the focus on socio-economic issues and challenges impacting communities in post-apartheid South Africa

Total Credit value:
6 USA credits / 12 ECTS credits

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Conservation of
African Wildlife

Learn about South African environmental issues and unique features and the breadth of diversity of the African wildlife

Community service learning

Learn about environmental and animal welfare issues through volunteering with environmental and animal-rights NGOs and community organisations

Total Credit value:
6 USA credits / 12 ECTS credits

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Our Short Study Abroad Programmes include:
A full-day at a private game reserve
See lions, elephants, rhinos, zebras, giraffes and many other species up-close
Volunteering opportunities at local community organisations
3 days at the National Arts Festival
South Africa’s biggest celebration of arts & culture in Makhanda
3 weeks in Port Elizabeth - stay next to the Indian Ocean
Visits to heritage museums
7 days in Cape Town
Visit Robben Island prison, Table Mountain, Boulders Beach (see the African penguins), Cape Point, and much more

Contact us to begin your South African
Short Study Abroad Experience!

One of our Study Abroad Advisors will help you with all the details.

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Design your own programme

We also offer an opportunity to universities to send Faculty-led groups to Nelson Mandela University, or to request customised programmes.

Let us know your requirements and we will design a programme that meets your needs.

Customised Programmes
With a total of 7 campuses and over 28,000 students, Nelson Mandela University is the largest university in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, with our main campus in the heart of a coastal nature reserve.
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