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CIEE Service-Learning in Cape Town, South Africa
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CIEE Service-Learning in Cape Town, South Africa

7.0 Overall Rating
7.0 Overall Rating
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Location

South Africa: Cape Town

Program Summary

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'll:
- 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 on community needs and personal interest
- Meet with and discuss current South African economic, social, and political challenges with ...

Overall Rating

7/ 10

  • Academics

    7

  • Living Situation

    4

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Health & Safety

    N/A

  • Community

    N/A

Service Learning

Living with a group of all Americans made it difficult to make South African friends. The service component was excellent, but the academics were not the best.

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