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South African Society and Politics

Summer 1 2018 (May 19, 2018 to Jun 17, 2018)
Catalog Code: ICPU3118

ISA has teamed up with the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and the University of Cape Town to offer students courses primarily focused on the political and socioeconomic history of South Africa. Courses will be taught by faculty from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and the University of Cape Town.

Students participating in Session 1 of the program must also participate in the mandatory Intersession. During the Intersession, students will spend the week traversing the infamous Garden Route in South Africa's Eastern Cape. There is also the option of participating in both Session 1 and Session 2 back to back. For more information about this option, please contact your Cape Town Site Specialist.

Prices & Dates

May 19, 2018 - June 17, 2018

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March 25, 2018

Application Due Date:

April 10, 2018

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Program in Progress

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*prices and dates are subject to change


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

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