|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2013||04/05/2013 **||Rolling Admission||06/17/2013||07/06/2013|
|NOTE: Students participating in the Safari will return to the U.S. by July 1st, 2013 (subject to change by a day or two) Students participating in the Makuleke service immersion will return to the U.S. by July 6th, 2013 (subject to change by a day or two)|
** 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:||History, Political Science|
|Service-Learning:||Yes||Program Advisor:||Alicia Gonzales - firstname.lastname@example.org|
THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO USD UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS!
This program is still accepting applications on a SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS and ENROLLMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. For this reason, applications should be completed as soon as possible and students should contact the study abroad advisor for more information.
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.
HIST 396/HIST 568
POLS 494/ POLS 594
Historical and Contemporary Issues in South Africa
Dr. Mike Williams and Dr. James Gump
To view Dr. Williams' bio, please click here.
To view Dr. Gump's bio, please click here.
- Both of the courses listed above will be in fact the same class and taught by both faculty members.
- Students will receive credit in either POLS 494/POLS 594 or HIST 369/ HIST 568, not both.
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.
Safari or Service Immersion Opportunities
- 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 and Dr. Gump will read your essay and determine whether you will be 1/10 students who will be going to the village of Makuleke.
- Cape Town - Lady Hamilton Hotel
- Durban - Florida Park Hotel
- KwaZulu-Natal - Shakaland and Fugitive's Drift Lodge
- Johannesburg - Garden Court, Sandton
Cost for the program is $4800 and includes 3 units of USD tuition, accommodations, international health insurance, and company/site visits around the city. For an additional $300, you can apply to go on a safari or to participate in a service-oriented immersion experience at the village of Makuleke. 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.