|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2014||03/19/2014 **||Rolling Admission||06/17/2014||07/02/2014|
|Summer||2015||03/04/2015 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Indicates that deadline has passed
|GPA:||0 (in good academic standing)||Disciplines offered:||Political Science|
|Service-Learning:||Yes||Program Advisor:||Alicia Gonzales - firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tuition Remission Eligible Program:||Yes|
Original Application Deadline: February 19, 2014
Extended Application Deadline: March 19, 2014
THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO USD UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS!
Watch and learn more about USD's impact in South Africa at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CuQKBoaTcU
Follow the South Africa Summer 2013 program on their blog at: http://www.tumblr.com/blog/universityofsandiegoinsa
South Africa is an incredible destination in many ways - it is the kind of destination that will touch all of your senses in a myriad of ways, and once all is said and done you probably won't be the same again. Our incredible diversity is a key attraction - it's never just one thing at any one time. From its people, to its landscapes, to its abundant wildlife it has much to inspire and enthrall. In true African spirit, the people understand the value of a warm South African welcome, and can't wait to welcome you to their Rainbow Nation - in 11 official languages.
Politics & Development in South Africa
Dr. Mike Williams
To view Dr. Williams' bio, please click here.
- Course includes Service Immersion Program at Makuleke.
- Students have the option to participate in an excursion to Kwazulu-Natal.
Students with an interest in African culture and history will enjoy this short-term program which divides its time between three cities. Excursions to historical sites throughout the program give students a greater cultural appreciation and understanding for this rapidly changing society.
- To learn more about the Makuleke community, please visit: http://sharingtolearn.org/about/
- To learn more about two alumns of the program currently interning for Equal Education, please click here
- To access the Makuleke Facebook Group, please click here
Dr. Williams will read your essay and determine whether you will be 1/10 students who will be going on this program.
In Makuleke, students will stay in a hut in the village.
Cost for the program is $4800 and includes 3 units of USD tuition, accommodations, international health insurance, and site visits around the city. Not included in the program price are a few meals, flight tickets, and spending money while abroad. More detailed cost information can be found by clicking on the "PROGRAM COST - SUMMER" link above.