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Spend a summer in the student-friendly city of Stellenbosch, South Africa, with AIFS! Study a variety of academic program options and earn up to 6 credtis at Stellenbosch University, located in the Cape Winelands. The university has a student population of over 19,000 and boasts state-of-the-art sports facilities, including an indoor pool, cycling studios and aerobic halls. Courses are taught in English.
Choose one program from the four available:
General Elective Program; Doing Business in Southern Africa; Public Health Care; Global Service Learning
Live in the modern and well-appointed university residence hall at the heart of campus life where you’ll share a double room with another AIFS student. You will receive breakfast daily in your residence hall, as well as welcome and farewell meals hosted by the University.
Cultural and social activities include:
Wine or beer craft tastings
Visits to Cape Town and Table Mountain, the Cape of Good Hope and Robben Island
3-day West Coast excursion
An optional, 6-day Garden Route excursion is also available to AIFS students.
Over 50% of our participants receive financial support from AIFS!
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
Application Process for Other Approved Programs
This program is offered through one of our approved program partners. In order to participate you must apply through, and be approved, by both St. Thomas and the program.
Attend a group advising session. Dates posted online at stthomas.edu/studyabroad.
Notify your study abroad advisor of final program selection.
Complete all St. Thomas application materials by the St. Thomas application deadline.
Complete program application via the program’s website by their deadline.
University of St. Thomas application deadlines:
October 1 for January Term and spring semester programs
March 15 for summer, fall semester and year-long programs.
Please note that some programs have deadlines earlier than St. Thomas.
St Thomas Criteria for Participation
Minimum grade point average of 2.5.
Students may not apply for, maintain an approved application, nor participate in a Study Abroad program while on academic or conduct probation. Any disciplinary records may be a consideration for approval to participate in an off-campus programs.
View all eligibility requirements for study abroad through St. Thomas: stthomas.edu/studyabroad > Student Policies.
Some programs have additional criteria.
Financial Aid Awards (grants, loans and scholarships) typically do NOT apply to Summer study abroad. Visit stthomas.edu/financialaid for more information.
The Office of Study Abroad, and other approved program partners, offers scholarships. Visit stthomas.edu/studyabroad, and the program’s website, for details.
For additional program information, contact the program partner.
For application procedures contact Study Abroad.
Office of Study Abroad
University of St. Thomas
MHC 212 (Mail 5026)
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096 USA