BEA South Africa

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Program Description

This summer program includes presentations from renowned guest speakers and professors from across the globe, including the United States of America. Programs will take place during the summer of 2015 in the months of June, July, and August in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The following is a list of some of our program highlights:

• Service Learning Day with Educo Africa (Local NGO)

♦ Pair with 12 local South Africans for a meaningful day of service since children and youth are agents of change who work towards building a positive global community

• Professor Dr. Solava Ibrahim (University of Cambridge, UK) – Director of MA in Poverty and Development: the institute for development policy and management

♦PHD and MPhil from Cambridge

• Professor Dr. Paul Joseph (Tufts University, USA)- Author and Previous Director of the Peace and Justice Studies Program

♦ Former Distinguished Chair for the United States-India Education Foundation (Fulbright program)
♦ Previous president of the national Peace Studies Association
♦ PHD from UC Berkeley


Program participants will learn about South African economics, international politics, and history while traveling to historically and culturally significant sites. Students will be able to interact outside of the classroom setting in fun social events and activities.

Experience a safari
Have a meaningful community service experience with a local NGO
Learn about Apartheid

What`s Included

Program fee covers the following:

Tuition – Tuition pays for our prestigious professors to lecture to you!
Meals – All scheduled breakfasts, lunches and dinners are included in the program fee.
Accommodation – The program fee covers your lodging during the length of the program
Cultural Excursions – All scheduled excursions are included in the program fee

The Cape Town, South Africa program curriculum is supplemented with cultural excursions and community engagement activities. This approach to learning is a unique component of our study abroad programs. Our program offers the following excursions as part of our curriculum:

Nelson Mandela’s Jail Cell at Robben Island
Table Mountain
Cape of Good Hope
Camp Bay Beach Excursion
Optional: Great White Shark Diving
NGO/Volunteer Day
Meetings with high ranking officials


African Studies, Conflict Studies, Development Studies, Leadership, Sustainable Development

Program Locations

Cape Town, South Africa

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Program Details

Bridge Education Abroad Institute
  • South Africa: Cape Town
School Term:
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South african, South aftican, WorldWide
$3,500 (Scholarships Available)
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