Study Abroad in South Africa
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
The UMass College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS) and the International Programs Office are pleased to announce the 2020 UMass Amherst SBS in Cape Town program. This four-week program will earn you six UMass Amherst credits for the courses that are being offered.
Information on the required course can be found below. Please contact IPO advisor — Michael Romero — for further information.
Community Development in Context (3 credits)
This course includes a service-learning component.
Self, Society, and Interpersonal Relations (Sociology 105; 4 credits)
Introduction to sociology and social psychology. Topics reviewed include social perception, socialization, concepts of self, personal and gender ideSB)
UCT's well-equipped campuses and residences provide excellent living and learning environments in beautiful surroundings on the slopes of Devil's Peak and elsewhere on the Cape Peninsula. They provide ideal facilities for students. Students will be housed in residence hall accommodations. Each student on the program will have a single, private room with en-suite bathroom and kitchenette. Facilities include a gym, cooking facilities, wifi, and outdoor area. Meals are not included; students are encouraged to make use of kitchenettes to prepare meals.
You may use financial aid for summer study abroad. Pell Grant recipients can access Pell funds for the summer, and should plan on applying to the Gilman Scholarship for the Summer as well. In addition, you can apply for Study Abroad Awards offered by SBS.