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USD Sponsored: CIEE Service-Learning Program in Cape Town, South Africa
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CIEE Service-Learning Program in Cape Town, South Africa
Learn by doing! CIEE’s Service-Learning program lets you be of service while exploring the complexities and challenges facing Cape Town and the entire South African region – like hunger, government corruption, and violence. Work with local communities, learn civic responsibility, and engage in rigorous academics, including social-research methodology, language study, and development studies. Plus, you’ll discover the rich history and culture of the South African people through visits to landmarks and sites of historical importance – and much more.
Study abroad in Cape Town and you will:
Enroll in a fully integrated, holistic service program that combines coursework and service to the community with integrated activities designed to support the academic service-learning goals, both in and out of the classroom
Design and implement a capstone project based upon community needs and personal interest
Meet with and discuss current South African economic, social, and political challenges with experts in the field
Discover the rich history and culture of the South African people through visits to landmarks and sites of importance