Study Abroad in Stellenbosch, South Africa

AIFS Program at a Glance - Summer 2020

  • 4-week Global Service Learning summer program in Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA Open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • No previous African language study required
  • Program fee includes tuition, housing, meals, excursions and cultural activities, day trips, and more. Optional AIFS Flight package available.
  • Earn 8 credits
  • On-Site Resident Director and staff organize cultural activities and housing, act as a liaison between students and the university, and are available 24/7 in case of emergencies
  • Comprehensive Insurance and assistance package
  • Transcripts issued by Stellenbosch University

Service Learning

Visas and Flights

Students with U.S. passports are visa exempt. You may report to an Immigration Officer at a port of entry (Cape Town or Johannesburg International Airports) without a visa, provided you have the following with you on arrival:

  • A letter from Stellenbosch University confirming the duration and purpose of your stay, and acceptance to the program. (Stellenbosch University will issue a Letter of Admission for this purpose).
  • Passport valid for no less than 30 days after the end of your intended visit and containing at least one blank page for endorsements.
  • A valid return or onward flight ticket.

Application and Scholarship Deadlines

 

AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships available! The scholarship deadline is March 1.

Meet Your Admissions Officer

Admissions Officer

Chelsea Forst

1 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905

Phone: (800) 727-2437 ext. 5062
Email: cforst@aifs.com

I graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a BS in Communications and a minor in Philosophy in 2014. During my junior year I was fortunate enough to spend a semester abroad in Florence, Italy. The entire experience truly changed my perspective on life. After graduating, I decided to travel as much as I could and pursue a career in international education. For the last three years I have worked as a Placement Specialist for AIFS' high school exchange program, Academic Year in America. I am excited to continue my work by helping students get the most out of their study abroad program and bring them the same amazing experience that I had.

Your Admissions Officer is available to guide you through the admissions process and answer any questions you have about studying abroad on this program.

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