Study Abroad in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Academics - January Term 2019

Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University (SU) is home to a vibrant academic community of 29,000 students including 4,000 foreign students from 100 countries. Located amongst the scenic Boland Mountains in the winelands of the Western Cape this elegant historical town has a unique campus atmosphere. Architecture from various eras attests to the sound academic foundation and establishment of an institution of excellence. This, together with the scenic beauty of the area, state-ofthe-art, environmentally friendly facilities and technology, as well as visionary thinking about the creation of a sustainable 21st-century institution, makes for the unique character of Stellenbosch University.

SU is cementing its reputation as a world-class institution. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, SU is one of the top 300 universities in the world.

Academic Overview

Earn 3 credits studying at Stellenbosch University taking a course in either Photography or Viticulture.

Admissions Requirements Open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors with a minimum 2.7 GPA, who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program.

Attendance is required to receive full credit. Students exceeding the permitted numbers of unexcused absences may lose all or partial credit.

Credit Hours are in parentheses. Credits are equal to American credits based on one credit for a minimum of 15 classroom hours plus home study. The course will meet for 45 hours of teaching and practicals.

Grades No AIFS participant is permitted to take a course without receiving a letter grade. Pass/Fail grade options are not available.

Transcripts are issued by Stellenbosch University. On completion of the program an official copy of the transcript will be sent to your home college or university.