South Africa is the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa after Angola. It is approximately one-eighth the size of Australia with more than double the population. South Africa’s coastlines cover more than 2,000 miles of beaches and include range of biodiversity that can’t be beat. South Africa even has one of the largest national park areas in the world. Kruger National Park covers over 7,500 square miles and is a virtual paradise for all nature lovers. Its geographic diversity is complimented by its diverse people. With the perfect combination of diverse populations, modern international cities, and breathtaking natural beauty, South Africa is quickly becoming one of the most popular and exciting study abroad destinations there is!

Cape Town, known to locals as the Mother City, is a cultural melting pot, with a varied and dynamic population influenced by Zulu, Xhosa, and other African tribes, as well as Dutch, British, German, French, and Indonesian settlers. Some of the most infamous activities include hiking or taking a cable-car ride up Table Mountain to enjoy the breathtaking view of the city and peninsula, taking a ferry to the historic Robben Island, or visiting the Cape of Good Hope.

ISA Winter Programs in South Africa

Cape Town – South African Society and Politics

  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Dates: 16 June 2018 to 7 July 2018
  • Application Deadline: 25 March 2018
  • Cost: $4,495 USD
  • Learn more on the ISA website