Semester in Cape Town, South Africa
One of the most distinguishing aspects of life in South Africa is its breathtaking amount of diversity, both in terms of its culture and in terms of its physical environment. Few other countries can claim to be the natural habitat of such a wide range of animals, from hippos to dolphins and from zebras to penguins.
When you’re there, you can explore many different dramatic landscapes, from the Kalahari Desert to Kruger National Park’s wildlife-stalked savannah, to the iconic Table Mountain and Cape Point’s enchanting beaches.
Since the end of Apartheid, South Africa has strongly embraced its unique multicultural character, which is now integral to its national identity. Its status as the “Rainbow Nation” is especially clear to those traversing the urban center of Cape Town.
South Africa exudes cultural diversity, natural wonders, community development, political change, and a general vibrancy about the people and the place. This program aims to complement your adventures with excursion opportunities, events, and activities to help you engage sincerely with locals and come to a deeper understanding of this fascinating country.