Cape Town, South Africa


You may enroll for one semester at several universities in South Africa through an exchange program with the Arcadia University College of Global Studies.

The program is based in Cape Town with opportunities at four universities:

  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Western Cape
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal

What You’ll Learn

You’re required to enroll in a core seminar “Contemporary Issues in South Africa.”

UCT boasts excellent faculties in science, engineering, and commerce.

UWC is located 15 miles from the center of Cape Town. Archbishop Desmond Tutu serves as Chancellor and the university is a leader in research and teaching. English is the teaching language at both of these universities.

Afrikaans is the official language of instruction in Stellenbosch. However, a wide array of courses taught in English address the specific needs of the international student.

Living in Cape Town

Housing varies from university residence halls to student apartments at all universities.


  • Open for both fall and spring semesters
  • You must be a junior with a GPA of at least 3.0