Study Abroad in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Living Abroad - January Term 2020

AIFS in Stellenbosch Resident Director, January Term Program

When in South Africa, AIFS students will be supported by dedicated international staff when on campus and accompanied by Stellenbosch University faculty on the academic field trips.

Housing and Meals

Student Residence
Students on both programs will live in a shared student residence on Stellenbosch University campus. Meals are not provided. The residence includes:

  • Single room
  • Access to kitchen facilities to prepare food

Student Lodges
While travelling the Photography Program students will stay in student lodges. The lodges include:

  • Multi bedded dorm rooms
  • Breakfast and dinner

Cultural Activities

Learning does not begin or end in the classroom. Visits and field trips are a key part of your academic study while social and cultural activities will deepen your understanding of South Africa, its people and places. Both AIFS programs include:

  • A guided sightseeing tour of Cape Town
  • A visit to Robben Island and the prison museum
  • A day trip to the Cape of Good Hope
  • Table Mountain by cable car
  • Photography students will also enjoy a winery tour with tasting, visit Addo Elephant Park, take a 3-hour game drive to locate and photograph elephants, visit the surfer’s paradise of Jeffrey’s Bay and the dramatic coastal and forest landscapes of Tsitsikamma National Park during their 6-night tour of the Garden Route
  • Winemaking students will enjoy visits to a variety of wineries, vineyards and wine farms in and around Stellenbosch and the beautiful town of Franschhoek