International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987

Semester / Trimester

Political and Social Sciences, African Studies and Health

University of the Western Cape

Fall 2 2018 + Service-Learning (Jul 7, 2018 to Nov 30, 2018)
Catalog Code: ICPEF3218

This program is designed for students that are interested in participating in a service-learning program in addition to their academic semester.

Academic Information
As an ISA student, you can combine courses offered in different faculties and departments as scheduling allows. UWC Faculties include: Arts, Community and Health Sciences, Economic and Management Sciences, Education, Law, and Natural Sciences. The University also houses the UWC-Robben Island Mayibuye Archives, which includes a collection of artifacts, historical documents, photographs, artworks, and audio-visual materials of the apartheid era in South Africa.

Service-Learning Information
In addition to their academic courses, students will have the opportunity to spend 5-10 hours per week at a host organization, gaining valuable international experience. Placements are arranged prior to arrival in the host country and language requirements vary. Visit the ISA Service-Learning website for more information on placement opportunities.

Service-Learning placements are coordinated by ISA and have no affiliation with the university. Students will complete a Service-Learning Portfolio throughout the program, which consists of reflective assignments, group discussions, and logs of hours.

Students can earn 3 credits by completing a minimum of 90 hours at a host organization and through successful completion of the Service-Learning Portfolio. Visit the Academic Credit page of the ISA Service-Learning website for more information.

Semester + Semester Programs Available:
Students may participate in the Spring + Fall OR the Fall + Spring sessions of this program by selecting their two semesters of interest when submitting the initial ISA online application. For more information about this option, please contact your Cape Town Site Specialist.

Prices & Dates

July 7, 2018 - November 30, 2018

Session Dates:


Catalog Code:



April 1, 2018

Application Due Date:

April 15, 2018

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Program in Progress

Admissions Status:

*prices and dates are subject to change

Note: About pricing...

Students who select the Semester + Semester option for this program will receive a $2,500 discount. ISA support services, housing and insurance are not included during the interim period between sessions but may be added for an additional charge.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students should have completed at least one semester of university at the time of application.

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